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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Dick Cabela dies at 77; co-founded Cabela's sporting goods empire

    The Cabela's Inc. sporting goods empire — with $3.1 billion in sales in 2012 from mail order and big-box retail stores — started at a kitchen table in 1961 in the small town of Chappell, Neb. Dick Cabela had spent $45 on nearly 3,000 hand-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hollywood Should Think Twice About Shooting in Heavily-Armed Georgia

    Watch TV lately and it's hard to miss the little peach logo indicating the program was shot in Georgia. And shooting, of a different kind, is something with which Georgians appear particularly enamored, having just enacted the U.S.' most permissive gun...
  • NRA to mix politics with gun rights at Indianapolis convention

    The National Rifle Assn. is preparing to kick off its annual convention Friday in Indianapolis, where it will mix politics with advocacy for 2nd Amendment issues, including one of its longtime goals: a national reciprocity law that would allow gun...
  • At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard

    At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard
    BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — The first thing you see on the drive to Cliven Bundy's ranch are the American flags — tied to roadside guardrails, flapping in a hard desert wind. At a bend in state Route 170 sits the so-called Patriot Checkpoint,...