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  • Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him

    Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him
    Forgive the cynicism, but really, who cares why Army Spec. Ivan Lopez took a gun and killed three people and wounded 16 others at Ft. Hood, Texas, on Wednesday? Thursday’s stories were filled with details about Lopez and his rampage: He was...
  • Is There Common Ground On Guns?

    Rarely do I feel more estranged from masses of fellow Americans than when confronting the views of passionate gun-rights defenders. I know they feel likewise about my side. Sometimes it feels as if there are two Americas, gun and non-gun. This was...
  • No more talk of arming teachers, please [Letter]

    No more talk of arming teachers, please [Letter]
    I was saddened by the news of another senseless mass shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday that left three soldiers dead and 16 people wounded ("Shooter called talented, quiet," April 4). My thoughts and prayers certainly go out to the victims' families...
  • How Bloomberg plans to use the NRA's tactics in the gun control fight

    How Bloomberg plans to use the NRA's tactics in the gun control fight
    Aside from the cowardice of some lawmakers, a major obstacle to passing federal firearms legislation is that sparsely populated, gun-friendly states have the same representation in the Senate as populous, more gun-safety-minded ones. That amplifies the...
  • Enough slaughter [Commentary]

    Enough slaughter [Commentary]
    I am running out of words. Some crackpot who couldn't get a date stabs and shoots his way across the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing six people and wounding 13 before apparently turning his gun on himself. This happened Friday...
  • What money buys in politics

    Re "Money won't buy you votes," Opinion, April 20 Law professor Peter H. Schuck makes the ridiculous suggestion that because the amount of money spent in the 2012 election was considerably less than what Americans spent on cosmetic surgery in 2011, we...
  • Gary Stein: Shoot down this incredibly dumb idea

    I really wanted to find something humorous about the latest gem being proposed to Floridians by their lawmakers. Truly, I tried. And I tried some more. Nothing worked. Because there is nothing humorous about this legislative proposal to allow some...
  • Cliven Bundy inspires a song: 'Are You Heading to Bunkerville?'

    Cliven Bundy inspires a song: 'Are You Heading to Bunkerville?'
    Are you heading to Bunkerville/To stand up and fight? Are you heading to Bunkerville/For your freedom and rights? Are you heading to Bunkerville/To stand up with me? -- From the song “Are You Heading to Bunkerville?” by Wayne and Paula...
  • Monsters in our midst

    "It was loaded with meaning and death." Oh lethal, ticklish topic. So many people love guns and swear by them -- many of them people with whom I am otherwise in essential political agreement. And it's not like I relish a debate about "gun control," a...
  • Leland Yee denounced by gun lobby as a 'hypocrite' and 'scumbag'

    Leland Yee denounced by gun lobby as a 'hypocrite' and 'scumbag'
    As details of state Sen. Leland Yee’s alleged crimes trickled out, advocates associated with gun-rights groups jumped on the possible ironies. An affidavit filed in federal court in San Francisco by FBI Special Agent Emmanuel V. Pascua said...
  • Piers Morgan Signs Off CNN With Gun Control Plea, Final Shot at NRA

    Piers Morgan wrapped his CNN news show on Friday night after three years on the air with a plea for stricter gun control laws. Although he spent the majority of the one-hour program discussing missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, the host dedicated...