| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The National Rifle Association endorsed Republican Larry Hogan for governor Monday, and his opponent wants to make sure every Maryland voter knows it.
While endorsements are usually trumpeted by the campaign receiving them, in this case it was Hogan's...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Lehigh County Executive complained last week that the commissioners were guilty of some "dumb government tricks," including voting for a tax cut in a budget with a structural deficit.
Our state legislators have perfected all kinds of...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:15 PM
A community group filed a lawsuit Friday against the village of Niles in an effort to stop a gun shop and range from being built near several schools.
People for a Safer Society, an advocacy group that began in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:29 AM
The state House is scheduled to vote today on a bill that among other things would ban pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania.
House Bill 1750, which the Senate passed 36-12 last week, also would ban "hunts" involving tethered animals and raising...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gun safety, not control
A few months have gone by, so it's time for Beth Kassab and her buddies at the League of Women Voters of Florida to bring up gun control.
Ironically, Kassab, in her Saturday column, "Florida tough on kids' gun safety —...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:22 PM
HARTFORD — The last time a non-Democrat held the office of attorney general in Connecticut was in 1959. The current Democratic occupant, George Jepsen, was all of 5 years old back then.
In this election, Jepsen is being challenged by opponents...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Donning the mantle of the nation's scaremonger-in-chief, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared Sunday morning on CNN to weigh in on the latest Ebola news. The nugget he and host Candy Crowley were chewing over was that a healthcare worker who had been...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Colby Sue Weathers killed her father at the insistence of the voices in her head.
She shot him once in the back as he sat at the family's dining room table. A paranoid schizophrenic, Weathers had used the money from her disability check to buy the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Gun-rights groups that had endorsed Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg are not happy with his expression of support for universal background checks.
The National Rifle Association promptly changed Greenberg's rating, from an A to an F,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:33 PM
DANBURY — The candidates vying to represent Connecticut's 5th District in Congress presented starkly different views on government spending, health care and how to respond to Islamic terror in a brisk, 90-minute debate Thursday night.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Jack Mccauley's letter belittling the Firearms Safety Act fails to mention the most important parts of the new law — the requirement that handgun purchasers get a fingerprint-based license and the authority for the state police to regulate...