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  • More shootings inevitable

    On a recent morning I visited Tribune’s website to check the headlines and found three terrible stories describing gun violence incidents leading the day's news coverage. In New Mexico on Tuesday, a child with a shotgun entered a school gym and...
  • Harvey Weinstein Says He'll Choose Less Violent Projects

    After he disclosed plans to produce a new movie starring Meryl Streep that takes on the National Rifle Assn.'s polical influence, Harvey Weinstein tells CNN's "Piers Morgan Live" on Friday that he will start choosing movies that "aren't violent or as...
  • Smith & Wesson joins fight against 'microstamping'

    Smith & Wesson joins fight against 'microstamping'
    SACRAMENTO — Gun maker Smith & Wesson announced Thursday that it would stop selling newly designed semiautomatic pistols in California because of a state law requiring those firearms to imprint a unique, identifying "microstamp" on bullet casings....
  • Smith & Wesson says it won't follow California 'microstamping' law

    Gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson refused Thursday to comply with California's controversial "microstamping" law, causing more of its products to fall off the state's permissible firearms list and be ineligible for sale. In a two-page statement on its...
  • Should schools arm teachers?

    Should schools arm teachers?
    There is renewed conversation about whether schools should arm teachers and administrators or let them carry concealed weapons. A school shooting in New Mexico last week  in which two students were injured was the 30th since the Newtown massacre on Dec....
  • NRA gathers its best troops in an echo chamber

    Second Amendment absolutists complain that gun-control advocates are an out-of-touch elite seeking to destroy the way of life of real men who pack heat, pass weapons on to their sons and are a rampart against government tyranny. It's dangerous out there....
  • Local Voices: May 8 edition

    Local Voices: May 8 edition
    Letters to the editor for the May 8 TribLocal print edition from Elmhurst, Oak Park and West Chicago. No guns This letter is in response to the Tribune story, "'I might have been able to defend myself'" (Front page, April 27). I am so terribly...
  • 'Smart guns' get not-so-smart response from gun enthusiasts

    'Smart guns' get not-so-smart response from gun enthusiasts
    By now we're all painfully aware of the ready availability of guns in American society and the parade of tragic effects that has caused. As in: "5-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shoots, Kills Himself" "Police: 6-year-old accidentally shoots woman in car,...
  • The NRA's challenger [Editorial]

    This week, Michael R. Bloomberg announced he would be writing a check to support a grass-roots get-out-the-vote effort to counteract the National Rifle Association. This is hardly a shock as Mr. Bloomberg has supported the fight against gun violence...
  • 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...
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...