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From Washington to Annapolis to Hartford, Conn., wherever new gun restrictions are being debated, it's important to remember Sandy Hook. That's not a plea to the emotions. That's a plea to human decency and common sense — a reminder of the...
State and local police told the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Friday that it will be tough to create an effective law banning assault weapons because they are so hard to define. Following the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, where Adam...
Tags: Executive Branch, Politics, Firearms, Weaponry, Gun Control
The Hartford CourantThe louder the public pledges of bipartisan cooperation and resolve, the deeper the undercurrents of private distrust and resentment — or at least, that often seems to be the rule in legislative politics. And it seems to be taking hold as the...
WASHINGTON -- Most of our top elected officials probably didn't notice -- they were too busy making fools of themselves over an idiotic budget "crisis" of their own manufacture -- but something worth remembering happened in Washington this week: A...
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Ian and Nicole Hockley lived across the street from Adam Lanza, but they never got to know him or his family before the 20-year-old gunman killed their young son and 25 other people inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. In the...
Timely information about the Newtown tragedy would answer a horrified public's questions about murders of 27 people Dec. 14. It could also better guide the legislature as it makes policy choices in reaction to the crime. Yet so far, lawmakers, the...
Tags: Judges, Danbury, Murder, Justice System, Crime, Law and Justice
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe highlights Tuesday night: 1. “NCIS” will give Rocky Carroll a dramatic workout as Director Leon Vance, who's still mourning his slain wife. In the episode at 8 on CBS, Vance finds disturbing information that CBS says “causes him to...
FAIRFAX, Va. — A call by a pro-Obama advocacy group for a “Day of Action” to promote stricter gun laws drew about 30 people Friday morning to a vigil outside the headquarters of the National Rifle Assn., where they held placards...
The philosopher Kahlil Gibran's meditation on children is a touching favorite among parents who have read "The Prophet." In it, he captures perfectly the helplessness we feel as our children go out into the world, into the future, and necessarily...
Political trends come and go in response to events. Gun control was the rage during the Clinton administration, but over the past decade or so it became an obsolete cause. After the horrific crimes in Newtown and Aurora, though, it's staging a comeback....
President Barack Obama and the National Rifle Association do agree on something: No amount of legislation can prevent every evil act. In his remarks on gun violence Wednesday, Obama acknowledged what gun enthusiasts have been saying for decades:...
Capitol IdeasYo! I got a Harrisburg-style democracy for yous about violence and guns. In one section of the Capitol on Wednesday, state and local police joined with teachers to discuss school safety before the state Senate Education and Veterans Affairs and......
Mar 6, 2013 |Column| Baltimore Sun
Mar 1, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Mar 2, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Mar 1, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Feb 18, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Feb 27, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Feb 19, 2013 | Orlando Sentinel
Feb 22, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 26, 2012 |Column| Baltimore Sun
Jan 17, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Jan 17, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Feb 14, 2013 | Allentown Morning Call
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