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  • Interest in shotgunning games varies among wing shooters

    They shoot only side-by-side double-barrel shotguns; dress in traditional 18th-century British knickers, shooting coats and ties; and make shooting clays an all-day social event, ending in a feast. With chapters throughout the United States and in...
  • Leadership, answers sorely lacking on gun laws

    Leadership, answers sorely lacking on gun laws
    It took the horrendous massacre of nine African-Americans in a South Carolina church to finally start the process of bringing down the divisive and offensive Confederate flag. Apparently, the massacre will not have the same effect on the nation's gun...
  • Bernie Sanders is hot enough on the campaign trail to be drawing attacks

    Bernie Sanders is hot enough on the campaign trail to be drawing attacks
    The relative comity of the race for the Democratic nomination for president was interrupted last week with an unexpectedly sharp attack video aimed in an unexpected direction. “Bernie Sanders is no progressive when it comes to guns,” said...
  • Self-Defense and NRA

    Self-Defense and NRA
        I did a satirical column Sunday that drew on the argument that the Charleston church shooting could have been prevented if churchgoers were armed. One NRA board member went so far as to blame the church's pastor for opposing looser concealed-carry...
  • Christie creates gun study commission after woman's death

    Republican Gov. Chris Christie has created a commission to study the ownership and possession of firearms after a woman who had received a domestic-violence restraining order against an ex-boyfriend was killed at home while waiting for a gun permit to...
  • Gun lobby will thwart real change

    Gun lobby will thwart real change
    Another day, another shooting and another meaningless speech from the president (who understands the simple fact that if he said the sky was blue, the Republicans would disagree). Some politicians in both parties will be speaking out for some form of...
  • We must act on gun violence

    We must act on gun violence
    On Tuesday, this newspaper reported at least 5 stories involving local crimes perpetrated by the use of a firearm. Some involved death and others brutal assaults. Then there was the ongoing story of the murder of nine worshipers in Charleston, S.C....
  • Dan K. Thomasson: It wouldn't hurt Obama to continue to push for gun reform

    WASHINGTON As we continue to mourn the latest mass murder and the president has expressed the anger and frustration that most of us feel, we all can just settle back to wait for the next atrocity and the resulting worthless disingenuous rhetoric about...
  • Taking down a flag won't stop gun crimes

    Taking down a flag won't stop gun crimes
    Pictures of Dylann Root, who's charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of nine people at a Charleston church, show him with a Confederate flag — a symbol of racism and hate — in one hand and a .45 caliber gun in the other....
  • L.A. council members look to tighten gun safety measures

    L.A. council members look to tighten gun safety measures
    Los Angeles lawmakers have been mulling new rules that would require residents to lock up their handguns or disable them with a trigger lock when they are not being used. But the plan, championed by Councilman Paul Krekorian as a way to spare children...
  • Be sure to wear your dress holster to church

    Be sure to wear your dress holster to church
    "May I help you?" asked the priest. "I think it's the other way around, Father," said a man carrying a suitcase. He stuck his hand out. "Nick Flint, National Rifle Association church outreach coordinator for eastern Pennsylvania." "I'm Father...