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  • School shooting a watershed moment

    Turn on the news. We've become far too used to that sentence. It usually means something horrible has happened. We heard it when O.J. Simpson was being chased by police cars. We heard it when planes flew into the World Trade Center. We heard it Friday,...
  • We must challenge fatalistic wisdom

    On Sunday night, President Obama spoke at an interfaith service for the victims of the horrific elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Not surprisingly, it was a poignant and moving speech, hitting all the right notes. But the sad, horrible, tragic...
  • Father, forgive us; for we know not what we do

    Jonylah Watkins died on a Tuesday. She was with her father, who was sitting in a minivan in Chicago on the night of March 11 when someone opened fire. Doctors worked 17 hours trying to repair what a bullet had done to her body, but to no avail. She...
  • Maryland's concealed carry law stands

    Those who promote the right to carry around a handgun in public were no doubt disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week not to take up Maryland's handgun permit law. Certainly quite a few could be found sharing their rather disparaging...
  • Hundreds Turn Out In Downtown To Rock For Newtown

    It was two weeks after the Sandy Hook school shooting when the band Caravan of Thieves performed in Newtown. It was so close to tragedy, but Fuzz Sangiovanni remembers the smiles that performance brought. "We were a little nervous that people wouldn't...
  • A Newtown Boy's V-Sign Of Hope

    The image is now iconic: a Newtown boy riding a school bus flashed the "V-sign" as he headed back to class for the first time since the horrific massacre last month. What draws people — like that little boy — to the V? In times of trouble or...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: DebraLee Hovey Rips Gabby Giffords' Newtown Visit

    The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Jeff Clark: I understand her perspective ... here in New England we don't like strangers or intruders in our communities ... never have been...
  • Blumenthal: Not Giving Up On Gun Control

    Blumenthal: Not Giving Up On Gun Control
    On Wednesday, the Senate said no to America. But the American people will not take no for an answer. The first words I heard when Vice President Joe Biden banged the gavel to end the vote Wednesday on the gun purchasing background check bill were,...
  • Gun Control Suit Highlights Need To Keep Legislative Lights On

    Whether you are for or against the National Shooting Sports Foundation's lawsuit to overturn Connecticut's new gun control law, you will probably approve the grounds on which the challenge is based. I am not hoping, or expecting, this lawsuit to...
  • Light Must Shine On Government Secrecy

    Mamie Till did the unspeakable almost 60 years ago. She opened the casket at her son Emmett's funeral so the world could see how this 14-year-old was shot, bludgeoned, mutilated and then drowned in Mississippi's Tallahatchie River with a cotton gin fan...
  • Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull

    Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull
    During Wednesday's debate on new gun laws, Sen. John Kissel rose and began a lengthy set of remarks with two anecdotes. First, the Enfield Republican spoke movingly of hugging his youngest son, Tristan, on the day of the Newtown massacre, one day before...