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Day 7: Dallas & Oklahoma City

Posted on July 3, 2016

By Max Nelkens: We started off the day with a discussion on guns and gun control, in which I learned about different laws and court cases involving the evolution of gun laws to what we have today. For example, I learned about how it’s an easier process to purchase a firearm at a gun show Continue Reading »

Day 6: Little Rock & Dallas

Posted on July 2, 2016

By Emily Youngerman: Today was really the first day that we moved away from the historical civil rights portion of the trip and onto the more hot-topic issues in America right now. We spent this morning driving from Little Rock to Dallas and while the bus ride was long, I think most of us would Continue Reading »

DAY 7- Dallas, Oklahoma City

Posted on July 5, 2015

-Sarah Brecher I hopped out of bed this morning with only one thing on my mind, the fourth of July, one of my personal favorite holidays. I dressed particularly patriotic with a blue and white shirt, denim overalls and a red hat. I came down from my room to find many friends dressed in red, Continue Reading »

Day 6- Little Rock, Dallas

Posted on July 4, 2015

– Michale Schueler Today was the first day off of the civil rights and rock ‘n’ roll track we’ve been on this week, and we couldn’t have been more excited. Last night, we had a framing discussion on abortion, as we met with Pro-life Dallas today. But first, we had to make the long drive Continue Reading »

Day 5-Dallas-by Evan Simon

Posted on July 4, 2014

Yesterday we had our first meeting about a real life issue in the United States. In the morning we got on the bus at 7:00 to go to Dallas. Our first stop was at an LBGT temple in Dallas to use a meeting room for our upcoming discussion with the Pro Life group. This was the same Continue Reading »

Day 6 – Dallas and Oklahoma City – By Jonathan Tonis

Posted on June 29, 2013

This morning, we began in Dallas with a short drive to the same community center we visited for services the night prior. While there, we had an in depth discussion about the pros and cons of gun control in America. This discussion helped us prepare for our gun control discussions on later dates. Gabe led Continue Reading »

Day 5 – Little Rock & Dallas – By Amanda Rosner

Posted on June 28, 2013

Prior to our discussion with the pro-life activist today, last night we had a discussion about the facts, ideas, and concepts of abortion. The discussion had a range of topics including the definition of abortion, Roe v. Wade, the beliefs of those who are pro-life, and the beliefs of those who are pro-choice. Today we Continue Reading »