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  • Letters: A gunshot victim's tale

    Re “Here, a bullet sets the pace,” Aug. 18 Bravo. Excellent article and reporting by Thomas Curwen. Wonderful to finally see a front-page story devoted to a real local hero instead of war-ravaged areas of the world I can do nothing about....
  • Letters: An outrage in an Oklahoma town

    Re “3 Oklahoma teens charged in slaying of Australian man,” Aug. 21, and “Oklahoma slaying stirs speculation,” Aug. 22 The news of the horrifying killing of college baseball player Christopher Lane shows just how far we have...
  • A good woman with empathy prevents a massacre

    Welcome back to school, America! Summer was but a brief break from the kind of news story that has become all too normal. An elementary school in Georgia, Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy, was the latest to be visited by a mentally ill man...
  • The Gun Industry Will Challenge Gov. Malloy in the 2014 Election

    The Gun Industry Will Challenge Gov. Malloy in the 2014 Election
    Connecticut gun owners are angry as hell at Gov. Dannel Malloy. Connecticut's gun industry is pissed at him too. So are pro-gun lobbies like the NRA and the Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation. Those gun groups appear certain to pump big...
  • When Brando Marched With Heston: How Variety Covered the March On Washington

    When Daily Variety covered the March on Washington, the banner headline the day after the historic civil rights event read, "March Tramples on D.C. Boxoffice; Showfolk Figure in Demonstration." The showbiz spin is amusing some 50 years later; a bit...
  • State reps looking to usurp PGC, PFBC authority should be red flag for Pa. sportsmen

    State Rep. Jeff Pyle, R-Armstrong, and state Sen. Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson, have fired the first salvo, and for sportsmen and sportswomen, it should be "the shot heard 'round the Commonwealth." Much as the NRA likes to preach that the federal government...
  • Is New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte in trouble?

    Is New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte in trouble?
    Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire was the only senator from the Northeast to vote against the bill that would have required universal background checks on gun purchases, something nearly all Americans support. Gun safety supporters have...
  • General Assembly overrides governor's veto of concealed carry bill

    General Assembly overrides governor's veto of concealed carry bill
    SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers made Illinois the last state to allow concealed carry of firearms in two quick votes Tuesday that formalized the deepening rift between Gov. Pat Quinn and the legislature. The House and Senate voted to override Quinn's...
  • Deadline could backfire on gun-control advocates

     
    Wednesday's print column Talk about the Wild West. Imagine officials of more than 200 local home-rule units of government in Illinois — trustees, aldermen, councilors, commissioners, most of them part-timers — suddenly and urgently...
  • Somebody Nobody Asked™ has advice for Michael Bloomberg

     
    By America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist, for the Sunday paper Dear New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg: Thank you for your interest in the Illinois governor’s race. We’re touched that you cared enough to cut a 90-second web video...
  • Baltimore Co. chief recognized by national law enforcement association

    Baltimore Co. chief recognized by national law enforcement association
    Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson was recognized this month by a national law enforcement association for advocating for stricter gun control laws. Johnson received the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives'...