| Apr 18, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The Sun's editorial reflecting on the National Rifle Association convention in Nashville is an important statement on how the NRA has devalued our lives and our society ("Guns and the 'permanent darkness,'" April 16).
Wayne LaPierre's recent rantings...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 1:25 PM
It is a cool, crisp morning in Washington, D.C. It is Jan. 20, 2017, and the world is watching with incredible excitement as the new president of the United States is about to deliver the inaugural speech.
Folks, welcome to the New American Century&...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 12:14 PM
Each year more than 11,000 people are killed with guns in the United States, an additional 20,000 people commit suicide with guns and 80,000 people survive gunshot wounds with a wide range of injuries, including life-altering paralysis. That means bullets...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 3:30 PM
Sen. Tim Kaine came to th floor of the Senate to read the names of the 32 Virginia tech students and faculty who died in the mass shooting of April 16, 2007, and to call on Congress to pass comprehensive background check legislation -- the kind of law...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 9:42 AM
By overwhelming margins, polls show Americans support universal background checks for those seeking to purchase a firearm to help keep guns out of the hands of criminals and those who are dangerously mentally ill. Clearly, the last thing you want is for...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Senate Bill 176, a piece of flawed and dangerous legislation that if passed would allow anyone over the age of 21 with a concealed weapon or firearm license to carry their firearms onto our college campuses, must be defeated or revised.
The premise that...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 2:27 PM
Mark Porcaro's letter to the editor criticized CeaseFirePA board member Fritz Walker's Your View, which described ongoing National Rifle Association efforts to block legislation to make those on the FBI's Terrorist Watchlist "prohibited persons." For...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 7:45 PM
After reading the April 4 Sun Sentinel, my wife asked if I read the Sarah Brady article who died at age 73.
I don't read the obituaries pages - even the thought of thinking of finding my name bothers me.
I was surprised it wasn't front page news....
| Apr 3, 2015
| 5:57 PM
After the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, nearly everyone knew that White House spokesman James Brady had been shot in the head and partially paralyzed in the attack by a mentally deranged assailant, John W. Hinckley Jr.
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:00 PM
End cowardly violence
The consistent, perduring violence in our Central Florida communities is alarming and depressing.
We know that those on the front lines of law enforcement are doing all they can to prevent and respond to this culture of...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 2:10 PM
In today's column, we're delivering news-by-award — the good, the bad, the funny, the maddening, the inspiring, the ridiculous.
Most mind-blowingly slow government project. That would be the Orlando's plans to spend 20 months fixing (and closing...