18-year-old girl kills herself over cyberbullying

Brandy Vela, an 18-year-old high school student from Texas City, Texas, shot and killed herself this week. Her family believes it was in response to the online bullying she had been receiving from her classmates. From CNN: Brandy’s sister, Jackie, says the teen had always been bullied for her weight, but the cyberbullying ramped up … Continue reading “18-year-old girl kills herself over cyberbullying”

The assault rifle, the safest of all guns

Assault rifles, semi-automatic rifles designed for use on the battlefield, have been in the news as of late. They were the type of weapons used by Islamic terrorists in San Bernardino and most recently in Orlando. An assault rifle was also used by non-Islamic terrorists in Aurora and Sandy Hook. Assault rifles are generally easy … Continue reading “The assault rifle, the safest of all guns”