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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban

     Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban
    Otis McDonald forever will be known as the man who brought down Chicago's gun ban. After a long illness, he died Friday, April 4, at the age of 80. The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that bears his name forced Chicago to fall in line with the...
  • 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...
  • NRA Strikes Again

    NRA Strikes Again
    The National Rifle Association is at it again. This time they’re using their clout to block President Obama’s nominee, Dr. Vivek Murthy, to become the nation’s next Surgeon General, a post vacant since last July. Why? Take a wild guess....
  • Gun madness in Georgia

    Fifteen months ago, as the nation recoiled in horror from the massacre of 20 children and six adults by a mentally ill man armed with three semiautomatic weapons, there were firm proclamations that this time would be different. The violence at that...
  • 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...
  • Better gun laws needed to protect the mentally ill -- and the rest of us

    The federal government believed Colby Sue Weathers was a paranoid schizophrenic. It had information that she was delusional and suicidal, unable to work and therefore eligible for Medicaid and disability benefits. One summer day in 2012, Weathers...
  • Piers Morgan rips NRA bullying in farewell

    Piers Morgan rips NRA bullying in farewell
    In his farewell Friday night as CNN host, Piers Morgan again bemoaned U.S. gun violence. Morgan, a Briton, praised Americans as hard-working and dependable and the country as magnificent and a land of opportunity. Yet he deplored gun violence as "a...
  • 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...