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  • Gun laws and what the Second Amendment intended

    As school shootings erupt with sickening regularity, Americans once again are debating gun laws. Quickly talk turns to the Second Amendment. But what does it mean? History offers some surprises: It turns out in each era, the meaning is set not by some...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Bloomberg injects money, influence into firearms debate

    WASHINGTON It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time, mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
  • Scott enacted single term high of 12 pro-gun laws

    Gov. Rick Scott appears nearly bulletproof right now in the eyes of the National Rifle Association. That assessment of Scott comes as the NRA notes that more pro-gun bills have been signed into law in the past four years than during any other recent...
  • July 12 Letters: Food desert, emergency power, open-carry guns

    Address food desert Re: "Fresh Pride closure leaves Southeast Community with little access to fresh food," July 7. Florence Kingston states that violence in the Southeast Community poses a challenge in attracting a supermarket to the area. Recent...
  • Former NY mayor riles Colorado pols with 'rural' gun remarks

    DENVER (Reuters) - Republican politicians in Colorado have slammed former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg for saying parts of the Western state that recalled two lawmakers last year over new gun laws were so rural they didn't even have roads. Colorado'...
  • Why such secrecy on gun permits?

     Why such secrecy on gun permits?
    The creation and implementation of Illinois' law permitting licensed owners to carry concealed firearms has not been a graceful process. It was forced on the state, the last to forbid conceal carry, by a federal appeals court in 2012. The General Assembly...
  • John Walsh gets back in the saddle for CNN

    John Walsh gets back in the saddle for CNN
    John Walsh stresses that his new series, CNN's "The Hunt," will be different from "America's Most Wanted." "It's going to be the same mission to get the worst of the worst off the street," Walsh said in a phone interview. "It's not going to be as...
  • Gambling, guns, Harry Potter, taxes — by the numbers

    Gambling, guns, Harry Potter, taxes — by the numbers
    Today's edition of the Friday Files is strictly by the numbers. •5.3 billion. That's how many dollars Floridians and visitors spent on lottery tickets last year. It's a record high. •3 billion. That's about how much went to winners —...
  • Editorial makes big deal about warning shots

    Regarding the June 24 editorial, "Florida's newest shoot 'em up gun law": The NRA has said nothing about Florida warning shots. If you are going to publicly comment on a subject, at least have some knowledge of what you are talking about. The chance...
  • Kansas goes a little gun crazy with its Second Amendment Protection Act

    The concept would be laughable if there weren't so many people taking it seriously. The idea is that states have the right under the 10th Amendment to unilaterally reject federal laws on issues not expressly reserved for the federal government in the...
  • NRA gives Rick Scott thumbs up for signatures on pro-gun bills

    NRA gives Rick Scott thumbs up for signatures on pro-gun bills
    TALLAHASSEE — More pro-gun bills have been signed into law in the past four years than during any other recent single governor's term, says the National Rifle Association, which sent a message to members applauding Gov. Rick Scott for setting the...