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  • Appeals court upholds San Francisco laws regulating gun ownership

    Appeals court upholds San Francisco laws regulating gun ownership
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court unanimously upheld the constitutionality Tuesday of two San Francisco laws that regulate gun storage and ammunition. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the city had adequately...
  • Chicago aldermen recommend repealing city gun registry

    Chicago aldermen recommend repealing city gun registry
    A decades-old requirement for Chicago gun owners to register their firearms will soon be off the books after a panel of aldermen on Monday recommended repealing it. If the full City Council agrees as expected on Wednesday, it will be the first time in...
  • Anti-gun group study: In states with 'stand your ground' laws, justifiable homicide rates soar

    Anti-gun group study: In states with 'stand your ground' laws, justifiable homicide rates soar
    A new study by a coalition of gun-control groups, including Mayors Against Illegal Guns, found that in states that have implemented "stand your ground" laws, the number of justifiable homicides has skyrocketed. The rate is up 53 percent in 22 states,...
  • Trayvon Martin's mom calls for stand-your-ground reforms

    Trayvon Martin's mom calls for stand-your-ground reforms
    A panel of U.S. senators Tuesday dissected Florida's "stand your ground" law with the help of the mothers of two young black men shot to death in the state last year. "The person who shot my son is walking the street today," said Sybrina Fulton,...
  • A callous app from NRA

    The callousness, the sheer idiocy, of some organizations never ceases to amaze me. A month after the slaughter of 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the National Rifle Association has released a new game that...
  • Dick Cabela dies at 77; co-founded Cabela's sporting goods empire

    The Cabela's Inc. sporting goods empire — with $3.1 billion in sales in 2012 from mail order and big-box retail stores — started at a kitchen table in 1961 in the small town of Chappell, Neb. Dick Cabela had spent $45 on nearly 3,000 hand-...
  • Local Voices: Jan. 16 edition

    Local Voices: Jan. 16 edition
    Letters to the editor for the Jan. 16 TribLocal print edition from Downers Grove, Warrenville, Brookfield, Woodridge, Wheaton and Naperville. Taking precautions There has been a lot of press coverage and letters to the editor recently about Illinois...
  • There's no unlimited right to bear arms

    There's no unlimited right to bear arms
    There is an opinion abroad in the land that the right to bear arms is unlimited, an absolute right, like the right to vote or the right to a fair trial. This heartfelt conviction has surfaced lately in state legislation that attempts to nullify...
  • Supreme Court turns down two 2nd Amendment appeals from NRA

    Supreme Court turns down two 2nd Amendment appeals from NRA
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has turned down a pair of 2nd Amendment appeals lodged by the National Rifle Assn., keeping in place laws that restrict those under 21 years old from buying or carrying a handgun. Without comment, the justices...
  • Judge scraps Chicago's ban on retail gun shops

    Judge scraps Chicago's ban on retail gun shops
    A federal judge on Monday stripped away a key element of Chicago's gun ordinance, ruling that it is unconstitutional to prohibit licensed gun stores from operating in the city. U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang found that the city failed to convince...
  • Related story: In Colorado, gun control advocates cite caveats amid NRA win

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- There is a danger in drawing overly broad conclusions from any one election, especially an off-year election. That would apply even more to an election as singular as Colorado's unprecedented recall vote. Exercising a 100-...