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  • Knives are the new guns in lawmakers' Second Amendment expansion

    AUSTIN, Texas State lawmakers are bringing knives to the gunfight. Expanding the battle over the right to bear arms, U.S. legislatures that relaxed laws after the gun lobby's decades-long push are now loosening restrictions on switchblades, dirks,...
  • Should doctors be allowed to ask patients about their gun habits?

    Should doctors be allowed to ask patients about their gun habits?
    Physicians acknowledge that they ask their patients questions that, in any other context, would be considered nosy and meddlesome. They expect to get some pushback. But when physicians in Florida ask whether a patient -- or a young patient's parent --...
  • Osborn will be youngest to compete in South Korea for women's 10-meter air rifle at ISSF World Cup | Community news

    A mammoth challenge on a world stage awaits shooting whiz Sarah Osborn of Hampton on Saturday in South Korea. Having just turned 16 in February, she'll be the youngest competitor in a field of more than 90 shooters from 45 nations competing in the women'...
  • Judge rules NRA lawsuit against Philly can go on for now

    A Philadelphia judge has refused to dismiss the National Rifle Association's lawsuit challenging the city's gun regulations. Court of Common Pleas Judge Linda Carpenter's ruling against the city was released Wednesday. Pennsylvania has long barred its...
  • Appeals court won't lift stay on NRA's Pittsburgh lawsuit

    A state appeals court has refused to lift a stay of the National Rifle Association's lawsuit challenging Pittsburgh's gun regulations. The Commonwealth Court ruling means the lawsuit can't go forward until the same appeals court rules on the...
  • Legislative battle of wills means few bills passing

    Legislative battle of wills means few bills passing
    With just one week left in the legislative session, these bills appear to be dead: Guns in schools and on college campuses, allowing adoption agencies the right to turn away gay couples, limiting which bathrooms transgenders can use. The Florida...
  • Polls of anti-gun researchers don't indicate scientific consensus

    To the editor: Harvard public health Professor David Hemenway's research is a prime example of a scientific determination by a show of hands. ("There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it," op-ed, April 22) Without giving any...
  • As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles

    When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control. That argument gained intensity...
  • Prosecute criminals with guns

    Prosecute criminals with guns
    I am responding to Austin Barry's letter that suggests punishing those who supply firearms to others who do not have a legal right to posses them ("Punish the gun enablers," April 3). He believes the laws need to be changed. Currently under federal law,...
  • Governor signs bill to allow guns in all Tennessee parks

    Local governments in Tennessee can no longer bar people with handgun carry permits from bringing firearms to parks, playgrounds and sports fields under legislation signed by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. The contentious measure was introduced as a welcome...
  • There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it

    There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it
    After the Sandy Hook tragedy, reporters often called me to ask for information on firearms. They wanted to know whether strong gun laws reduced homicide rates (I said they did); and, conversely, whether permissive gun laws lowered crime rates overall (I...