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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Must Continue Brady's Cause Of Gun Control

    The passing of James Brady, the press secretary to former President Ronald Reagan, received well-deserved attention [Aug. 5, news, "Reagan Staff Shot In '81 Fought For Gun Limit Laws"]. His name was proudly associated with gun control legislation that was...
  • Wayne Pacelle: Pigeon shoots are not a sport and should be banned

    Live animals are not meant to serve as targets or afternoon entertainment. Using these feeling, breathing animals as animated targets is not a right, or even close to a right. It is a medieval wrong. I'm speaking of Pennsylvania's throwback pigeon...
  • 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...
  • Gun instructor dies in Uzi accident with 9-year-old

    Gun instructor dies in Uzi accident with 9-year-old
    To the editor: What an outrageous display of irresponsibility at this Arizona gun range. ( “Uzi accident is fatal,” Aug. 27) I am not only talking about the girl’s parents or the gun instructor. More to the point, it is the...
  • Most Legislative Incumbents Appear Headed To Victory

    A majority of the Democratic incumbent lawmakers facing primary challenges in Tuesday's voting appeared to have pulled out victories over their opponents, including some involved in high-profile General Assembly races in Hartford, Bridgeport and Norwalk....
  • Foley Declares Victory, Looks Ahead To Malloy Battle In The Fall

     Foley Declares Victory, Looks Ahead To Malloy Battle In The Fall
    Greenwich business executive Tom Foley roared to victory Tuesday night in a low-turnout Republican gubernatorial primary, setting up a potentially contentious rematch with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this fall that polls show will start off as a dead heat....
  • Bill requiring warrants for drone use among those OKd by Legislature

    California lawmakers voted Wednesday to require that law enforcement agencies obtain warrants to use drones for surveillance and appeared poised to pass legislation that would allow guns to be confiscated from people declared dangerous. Assemblyman Jeff...
  • NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires

    NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires
    It's hard to imagine what the National Rifle Association thought they'd gain by turning Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts into a paper doll with a feather duster. "They seem to think real moms and real women just cook, clean and use rotary...