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  • Chan Lowe: Michael Bloomberg ponies up for gun control

    Chan Lowe: Michael Bloomberg ponies up for gun control
    Michael Bloomberg is one of those 1-percenters who gives his caste a good name. When he really believes in a cause, he ponies up real cash to back up his words.   Unlike the Koch brothers, Bloomberg’s efforts to influence public policy are not...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Why the L.A. Community College District banned guns on campus

    Some months after the Sandy Hook murders, Scott J. Svonkin, elected in 2011 to the Los Angeles Community College board of trustees, heard that a couple of his own campuses were hosting gun safety classes. They had to go, he decided. His colleagues...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...