| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:03 PM
In a move that activists described as the first of its kind for any American college or university, Occidental College in Los Angeles is pledging to stay away from any investments in companies that manufacture military-style assault weapons and high-...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:03 PM
At a debate among Republican gubernatorial hopefuls Sunday, former West Hartford councilman Joe Visconti said he "never would have signed" the state's 2013 gun safety law. The longtime gun owner also said he wished he had been at Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Orange County has loosened requirements for carrying concealed weapons in public following a pro-gun ruling last week by a federal appeals court, officials said Thursday.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 to 1 that...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Original post | 12:45 p.m.
Updated | 1:58 p.m.
Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich of Weston called Tuesday for changes in Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law.
“The sad reality is that laws...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:45 AM
I went to The Mall in Columbia Monday. Normally, that would not be news, but going to the mall the first day it opened after the shooting on Saturday was important to me. It was important because I choose to not be afraid ("Howard leaders respond to...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:39 AM
The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Mark Pappa: They should take the air marshal approach so the public knows they are in the school and will be used if there is a threat, and you won't know...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Letter writer John Wyninger dismisses the effectiveness of limiting gun access with the observation "if only" all violence could be easily erased by gun control ("Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy," Jan. 28). But it can. Well, not all...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I read with great interest Samuel Totten's commentary on Congress and the National rifle Association ("Congress capitulates to the NRA," Jan. 28).
While I agree with everything he wrote I still don't understand why our elected officials have to...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Professor of genocide studies Samuel Totten writes drivel that is more puff piece than serious commentary ("Congress capitulates to the NRA," Jan. 28). For him, evidently feelings are king, while thought or science are just annoying facts that get in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:09 PM
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD—A famous conservative walks into a ballroom …. If he is sticking to tradition, he opens with a joke. Or a story that makes him look good or brave or important.
On Thursday, the American Conservative Union hosted a...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Kids in peril seem to be a theme of NBC's midseason lineup, with no one more in jeopardy -- or potentially better able to defend herself -- than the adorable moppet in "Believe." A collaboration between J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron, the series bears a...