This short, student-created, documentary highlights the activism of Engage18 members on the topic of gun control. Events, such as the BHHS Student Walkout and student-planned Oakland County trip to Washington DC for the March For Our Lives, are covered, as well as their legal applications to current events. Additionally, it reviews case law on gun control, interest groups and political party involvement, as well as presidential commentary on the issue. It is to be used as an educational resource.
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Related links and resources:
Downtown Publications: Debra Moraitis Shares Her View of the Rally in Washington DC
Oakland Press: Oakland County teens join March for Our Lives in Washington
The Hawkeye (BHHS Student News): Student Organizes Trip to Protest in Washington D.C.
Official Website: March For Our Lives
The attached film was created through the use of the following sources:
Bump, Philip. “Analysis | 2018 Has Been Deadlier for Schoolchildren than Deployed Service Members.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 18 May 2018, www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2018/05/18/2018-has-been-deadlier-for-schoolchildren-than-service-members/.
Gonzalez, Irina, et al. “Emma González Tweets Support Of National School Walkout.” HipLatina, 14 Mar. 2018, hiplatina.com/emma-gonzalez-students-walk-out/.
Infoplease, Infoplease, www.infoplease.com/history-and-government/executive-departments-and-agencies/executive-departments.
“There Has Been, on Average, 1 School Shooting Every Week This Year.” CNN, Cable News Network, www-m.cnn.com/2018/03/02/us/school-shootings-2018-list-trnd/index.html.
2017-2018 Case Information.” Masthead, courts.mi.gov/Courts/MichiganSupremeCourt/oral-arguments/2017-2018/Pages/155196.aspx.