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  • Seattle Jewish group calls for NRA lobbyist to quit over Holocaust remark

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Jewish leaders in Washington state called on Tuesday for the resignation of a National Rifle Association lobbyist over comments in which he compared the push for stricter gun control regulations to the policies of Nazi Germany....
  • Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court

    Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court
    Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings. Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the hearing...
  • Christie Dances Around Gun Control

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to have it both ways on gun control, and he can't. He is either for sensible and lawful regulation, or he isn't. And voters should so note. Mr. Christie was in Connecticut this week to campaign for Republican...
  • Girl's death a turning point -- but only if outrage leads to action

    Girl's death a turning point -- but only if outrage leads to action
    The phrase came fast after the death of Shamiya Adams: turning point. A sweet 11-year-old child at a sleepover making s'mores with friends. A stray bullet fired from the violence-plagued streets of Chicago's West Side. An innocent snuffed out in an...
  • State Troopers Among Those Honored For Sandy Hook Response

    State Troopers Among Those Honored For Sandy Hook Response
    The state police held a somber ceremony Tuesday at Rentschler Field to honor hundreds of troopers and other law enforcement officers who responded to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown. "I saw the faces of the men and women coming...
  • Foley, McKinney Spar At GOP Gubernatorial Debate

    Foley, McKinney Spar At GOP Gubernatorial Debate
    HARTFORD — Seeking to energize his campaign, Republican candidate for governor John McKinney on Thursday accused rival Tom Foley of fiscal naïveté and shifting positions on government spending in the first major debate of the election cycle....
  • Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines

    Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature. Gun-control...
  • Union wins $15 minimum wage for L.A. schools' service workers

    Union wins $15 minimum wage for L.A. schools' service workers
    A Los Angeles Unified School District move to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour has thrust the system into the forefront of a national movement and marks another political victory for a powerful labor group — and it's not the teachers union....
  • More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report

    More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report
    More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday. The report found most of that...
  • Sandy Hook Charities Raise $28 Million, Nearly Half Unspent

    Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report. The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...
  • Storytelling Connects Students Across Borders and Tragedies

    NEW HAVEN - There were still six months of school left, but Newtown High School English teacher Lee Keylock was at a loss. After the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Keylock did not know how to proceed with his students....