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  • 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...
  • Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]

    Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]
    Letter writer John Wyninger dismisses the effectiveness of limiting gun access with the observation "if only" all violence could be easily erased by gun control ("Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy," Jan. 28). But it can. Well, not all...
  • Complacency over gun violence [Letter]

    Complacency over gun violence [Letter]
    I read with great interest Samuel Totten's commentary on Congress and the National rifle Association ("Congress capitulates to the NRA," Jan. 28). While I agree with everything he wrote I still don't understand why our elected officials have to...
  • An armed society is a polite society [Letter]

    An armed society is a polite society [Letter]
    Professor of genocide studies Samuel Totten writes drivel that is more puff piece than serious commentary ("Congress capitulates to the NRA," Jan. 28). For him, evidently feelings are king, while thought or science are just annoying facts that get in...
  • Gun-rights activists rally in Annapolis

    Gun-rights activists rally in Annapolis
    Several hundred gun-rights advocates rallied in Annapolis Tuesday, saying they'll work to unseat state legislators who voted for Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun-control law in 2013. "The dragon that got awoken last year is still on patrol," said Shannon...
  • Texas' Wendy Davis backs some later-term abortion restrictions

    HOUSTON — Wendy Davis, the Texas gubernatorial candidate¬†who garnered national attention for an 11-hour filibuster last year against state abortion restrictions, this week said she would support certain qualified restrictions. The state senator...
  • Chan Lowe: Florida's "Pop-Tart Bill"

    Chan Lowe: Florida's "Pop-Tart Bill"
    One of the more bizarre bills rearing its head during this year’s Florida legislative session is the “Pop-Tart Bill,” so named because under his state’s no-tolerance policy, a Maryland schoolchild was suspended from school for...
  • Occidental College bans investments in assault weapons companies

    Occidental College bans investments in assault weapons companies
    In a move that activists described as the first of its kind for any American college or university, Occidental College in Los Angeles is pledging to stay away from any investments in companies that manufacture military-style assault weapons and high-...
  • Bravado Alone Won't Stop Gun Toll

    Bravado Alone Won't Stop Gun Toll
    At a debate among Republican gubernatorial hopefuls Sunday, former West Hartford councilman Joe Visconti said he "never would have signed" the state's 2013 gun safety law. The longtime gun owner also said he wished he had been at Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Orange County loosens requirements for carrying concealed guns

    Orange County loosens requirements for carrying concealed guns
    Orange County has loosened requirements for carrying concealed weapons in public following a pro-gun ruling last week by a federal appeals court, officials said Thursday. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 to 1 that...
  • Governor candidate calls for changing Stand Your Ground gun law

    Governor candidate calls for changing Stand Your Ground gun law
    Original post | 12:45 p.m. Updated | 1:58 p.m. Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich of Weston called Tuesday for changes in Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law. “The sad reality is that laws...