Empty Prayers: Is there a Cure for the American Epidemic of Gun Violence?

  Empty Prayers: Is there a Cure for the American Epidemic of Gun Violence? Sarah Ondak  It’s a demented game of Mad-Libs: A ______ (man or boy) _______ walks into a  __ (school, church, club, concert, theater) ___ and kills  _   (1-58)_____    ___   (bystanders, students,  teachers, parents, children) ____ with a      (semi-automatic weapon)     .   The story doesn’t seem to have much variation. This fact was noted by Nestor Ramos for the Boston Globe, who said of mass shootings, “There are only three things we don’t know about the next time: WHO, WHERE, AND HOW MANY?” According…

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  #TranstheVote Written by Sarah Ondak News Article The LGBTQ community has taken major strides in the past years. Representation is on the rise: GLAAD reports there are more LGBTQ characters on TV than there have been at any point in history. Disney had its first explicitly gay scene in Beauty and the Beast, and Power Ranger’s nod to a potential bisexual yellow ranger shows that small steps are being taken in the right direction. There’s still so much room to improve, especially when it comes to politics. Since 1974, openly gay Americans have been serving in political office. The…