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  • Zero tolerance runs amok when finger-gun results in suspension

    Zero tolerance runs amok when finger-gun results in suspension
    Once again, the curtain rises on the theater of the absurd. This time, Jordan Bennett walked into Harmony Community School an average, fanciful third-grader. The 8-year-old went home a ruddy-headed Scarface. His crime? Going pow pow with his fingers....
  • NRA T-shirt dispute: O.C. student says school violated her rights

    NRA T-shirt dispute: O.C. student says school violated her rights
    An Orange County high school student says she feels like her 1st Amendment rights were violated when campus officials told her to remove a National Rifle Assn. T-shirt she was wearing or face disciplinary action. Haley Bullwinkle, 16, heeded the demand,...
  • U.S. judge rejects requests to halt Maryland gun law

    U.S. judge rejects requests to halt Maryland gun law
    A federal judge rejected requests Tuesday to block Maryland's new ban on the sale of assault rifles and to prevent enforcement of a new handgun licensing program. In denying a temporary restraining order, U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake said the...
  • State lawyers urge court not to suspend gun law

    State lawyers urge court not to suspend gun law
    Attorneys for the state argued Monday that Maryland's sweeping new gun law should take effect Tuesday as planned, telling a federal court that the gun-rights advocates seeking to halt it should have lodged their objections months ago. Instead, the...
  • Robert B. Reich: Where our democracy works and where it doesn't

    Who says American politics is gridlocked? A tidal wave of politicians from both sides of the aisle who just a few years ago opposed same-sex marriage are now coming around to support it. Elected officials who had been against allowing undocumented...
  • Mental illness in America

    President Obama recently spoke at a White House conference on mental health. Well, it's about time. Every time I hear about a mass shooting -- just like the one this past weekend in Santa Monica, Calif. -- I immediately brace for the news that the...
  • Why annihilate the GOP?

    WASHINGTON -- Still reeling from the Republican defeat in the 2012 presidential election, House Speaker John Boehner warned in a Ripon Society speech the other day that the re-elected Obama administration is now out to kill off their party. The embattled...
  • Obama's second coming

    WASHINGTON -- The first two weeks of the second Obama administration have signaled that a more assertive president now sits behind the Oval Office desk than the one who settled in there after his first inauguration four years ago. The starry-eyed...
  • Obama's blunt challenge to Congress

    WASHINGTON -- Of all the words spoken, written about, broadcast, googled, tweeted or even just mused over in President Obama's State of the Union address, none were more pointedly delivered than the four in his direct appeal for tighter gun-control...
  • Gun control's timid advocates

    WASHINGTON -- For all the clamor from the White House and many in Congress to address the American scourge of gun violence, signs continue to point to a half-measure solution at best. President Obama's State of the Union plea to the nation's lawmakers...
  • Obama's limited war on guns

    WASHINGTON -- As a consensus has slowly built that Congress will at best settle for half a loaf on tough new gun-control legislation, President Obama continues to do a version of a Muhammad Ali rope-a-dope dance on the issue. At the White House on...