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  • California lawmakers reject background checks for ammo buyers

    California lawmakers reject background checks for ammo buyers
    The state Assembly on Saturday failed to muster the votes to approve legislation aimed at identifying criminals and others who are improperly buying ammunition in California. Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) originally proposed that residents who...
  • Police Military Gear Calls For Caution

    Police Military Gear Calls For Caution
    Accepting surplus military equipment provided free by the U.S. Department of Defense is certainly cost-effective for local police departments. But great care must be taken that this equipment is used properly and sparingly, and only by those who are...
  • State's poet laureate must have both guns blazing

    It goes without saying that Florida's legislators are shameless partisans unable to work in a bipartisan fashion. But one piece of legislation that passed during the last session proves that they can work together. Hands reached across the aisle to...
  • Tapping the amateur sniper market [Letter]

    Tapping the amateur sniper market [Letter]
    Regarding Dan Rodericks' column on those computer-guided rifles, may I just say that I am thrilled that the gun manufacturers and their puppet, the NRA, are planning to make these "cop killer" weapons cheaper and more widely available ("As technology...
  • Crist expected to roll to victory in Florida's Democratic primary for governor

    MIAMI Charlie Crist has ignored his opponent in the Democratic primary for governor for nearly a year, and now voters will decide the soundness of his strategy on Tuesday. The former Florida governor is expected to roll up a big double-digit victory over...
  • Rick Perry's comeback headed off at the pass

    Rick Perry's comeback headed off at the pass
    It was all going so well for Texas Gov. Rick Perry — until the indictment. His efforts to move past a disastrous 2012 presidential run that had become a reliable punch line for a senior moment seemed to be working. He's dropped a few pounds and...
  • A wasteful death by Uzi [Letter]

    Though I seriously doubt it, I wonder if a gun advocate or a member of National Rifle Association could explain to me why a 9-year-old girl needs weapons training ("An Uzi, a 9-year-old and American exceptionalism," Aug. 31). When I first read about the...
  • Brochin faces challenge in redrawn county district

    Brochin faces challenge in redrawn county district
    State Sen. Jim Brochin spent the summer beating back a Democratic primary challenge from the left. Now, he's facing what's perhaps an even tougher fight from the right. Because of state redistricting that left his northern Baltimore County district...
  • Doctors should evaluate potential gun owners

    I am in favor of restrictions on gun ownership by criminals and those with certain types of mental illness. I believe the court ruling on "Docs vs. Glocks" will have the opposite effect. A major concern of mine is the way in which mental illnesses that...
  • Riverdale gun shop to be target of protest

    An anti-gun violence organization is expecting supporters to gather outside a Riverdale gun shop Saturday to protest what they are calling "bad apple" dealers — licensed dealers that it says supplies the criminal gun market. The organizer, the...
  • Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems

    Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems
    Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...