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  • Why NRA opposition shouldn't doom Obama's surgeon general nominee

    The National Rifle Assn. has a problem with Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, President Obama's nominee for surgeon general, but it has nothing to do with Murthy's medical expertise. It's that Murthy thinks gun control is smart public health policy....
  • NRA moves to new arena in fight over surgeon general

    WASHINGTON — In recent years, the National Rifle Assn. has stepped into fights over judicial nominees it views as weak on 2nd Amendment rights, but its decision to oppose a surgeon general nominee takes the powerful lobby into new territory,...
  • Letters: The NRA vs. an Obama nominee

    Re "NRA's latest target," Editorial, March 23 The Times believes that the "gun lobby's skewed view of the world" is responsible for the opposition in the Senate and by the National Rifle Assn. to Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy's nomination to be the next U....
  • Who rocked the best CPAC speech: Christie, Cruz, Ryan or Trump?

    Who rocked the best CPAC speech: Christie, Cruz, Ryan or Trump?
    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD—A famous conservative walks into a ballroom …. If he is sticking to tradition, he opens with a joke. Or a story that makes him look good or brave or important. On Thursday, the American Conservative Union hosted a...
  • TV Review: 'Believe'

    Kids in peril seem to be a theme of NBC's midseason lineup, with no one more in jeopardy -- or potentially better able to defend herself -- than the adorable moppet in "Believe." A collaboration between J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron, the series bears a...
  • 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...
  • Adam McKay Talks Twitter, 'The Big Short' at Brady Center Benefit

    Adam McKay uses Twitter prodigiously -- to engage with fans about "Anchorman 2" or Funny or Die clips, or just to write jokes as he did in his "SNL" days. "I like Twitter, it's accessible, it's simple, yet you can make it dense. It's political, it's...
  • The answer to school shootings: Bulletproof blankets?

    Parents know the sensation. With what feels like an epidemic of school shootings around the nation, you want to cloak your child in bubble wrap as he or she heads out the door for a day in the classroom. But thanks to the innovative folks at ProTecht LLC,...
  • More guns is not the answer to fight gun violence

    As the National Rifle Association continues to stand behind its belief that more guns, not fewer, will solve the national epidemic of gun violence, I can only shake my head woefully and point to the recent killings in Las Vegas and Oregon. In the...
  • Letter: Gun control focus is misguided

    Re: “A nation held hostage by gun nuts,” Ray Richmond’s Read On column, June 7. Increasingly, fewer things differentiate the United States from other countries in the world. Thanks to the NRA, personal ownership of firearms is still one...
  • Standing up to the NRA

    To the editor: George Skelton notesĀ (“More guns, but not safer,” Column, June 12) Gov. Jerry Brown's concern over the “inconvenience to gun owners” should they have to go through a background check to buy ammo. It is hard to...