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  1. Apr 2018
    1. More than 80 cities are using the strategy, which often goes by the name Ceasefire. Many more would use it if they had help and funding. It’s a lot cheaper than hiring more police, but it does require some money, especially to set up. After that, many cities run it with no additional resources.

      maybe all states should come together as well as the federal government to reduce the gun violence by funding the cease fire program which clearly seems to be helping

    2. Yet a child is statistically safer in school than anywhere else. A school can expect a shooting once every few thousand years. If police officers are moved to schools from other places, safety overall will decrease. (It can also lead to stoking the school-to-prison pipeline through more arrests of children — usually African-American boys — for ordinary acting out.)

      how is a child actually safer in school? than anywhere else considering all these recent mass school shootings and accidents happening

    3. Instead, focused deterrence targets the very worst behavior of the most violent. It doesn’t seek to dismantle gangs — just to keep them from shooting. No mass arrests are necessary to send a message that the community condemns violence. Mothers, pastors and youth leaders tell criminals so, directly.

      police should pay more attention to the people commiting serious crimes especially the crimes involving guns and try to get the dangerous people to stop using guns as a way out

  2. Mar 2018
    1. If you pull that trigger be my guest, because karma is a Bitch and them tables always turn So don’t be scared when the role is switched

      and this is usually why people end up getting shot anyways

    2. Pulling a trigger don’t make you hard

      your completely right if anything it makes you stupid

    1. People will still find a way to get them illegally, it doesn’t matter.

      anyone now and days can get their hands on any type of weapon for the right place

    2. Do I think our guns should be taken? Absolutely not.

      i completely agree with you but it should be alot harder to get a gun so that not everyone can get their hands on a gun

    1. I personally believe that enough is enough, the government need to make the gun laws more strict.

      i completely agree with this statement because i feel the exact same way

    2. Gun control is a huge issue for us right now, because there are mass shootings that is occurring too often, mainly at schools of young kids to young adults

      the government needs to seriously control how guns are being distributed just like there trying their best to control drug distribution

    1. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe exists, why we exist.

      because creatio happened out of nowhere that is the real reason why we humans and more are able to survive

    2. "Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing,"

      the world will keep creating things out of nothing

    1. A huge turning point in my life was at the age of 18 when I had to watch all of my friends graduate and move on to college while I was getting left behind and stuck in high school. I was a super senior with 14 credits

      i feel the same way because i was in the same predicament

    2. At that point I knew I had to change for the better because I didn’t want to be stuck anymore. Also wanted to take the next step of my life.

      i needed to make a change in my life too

    3. I like doing well academically.

      me too it makes me feel good about my self and makes me feel like i can actually make it far in life

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    1. If I wanted to be successful in life I knew I had to change myself into a more developed woman, which I knew I could be.

      i had to change my perspective on life to make my self better too

    2. I’ve lived in a few different locations in the past decade. I’ve mostly lived in the Bronx most of my life but for about 4 years I lived in Long island.

      ewww long island but me too ive traveled alot

    3. I enjoy earning money after school and on the weekends

      who dont like making money ??

    4. But as I came to P.U.L.S.E I realized that school is actually easy.

      school is alot easier at pulse highschool

    5. I used to go to a school named Celia Cruz Bronx High school of Music and realized that the environment was a little too advanced for my standards.

      i dont like your school

    6. even just text my friends on my phone

      i love being on my phone too i can relate