Jake Paul’s video about school shootings doesn’t involve any actual gun control


With 14 million YouTube subscribers and millions more on his various platforms, vlogger Jake Paul has massive influence. Unfortunately, his new plan to end school shootings doesn’t instill much confidence that he can use it to truly enact change. 

First, we have to applaud Paul for taking a break from his daily vlogging and merch selling to visit Parkland, Fla. in the wake of a school shooting that left 17 people (mostly teenagers) dead. While it’s easy to hate on him for being an obnoxious YouTuber, using his platform for such a sensitive and important subject as gun violence is honorable, especially because he has such a faithful young audience. Read more…

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