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  • Instant reaction to Supreme Court ruling

    Editor's note: On social media Monday, people from across the political spectrum weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, which said closely held businesses no longer have to cover contraceptions in their employee health-...
  • No More Gunslingers, Please

    After reading two letters from writers in Columbia on Sunday, it makes me wonder what our society is becoming [June 22, More Risk At Stores Without Guns"; "Think Like Shooter?"]. I remember watching Western movies on TV as a child and seeing everyone...
  • GOP taking extremism to the extreme

    GOP taking extremism to the extreme
    The big news in politics this month has been the primary upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R.-Va.). To understand how Cantor lost to economics professor David Brat -- not to mention how the Tea Party ethic has captured mainstream Republican...
  • NRA criticizes gun-toting demonstrators at Texas fast-food places

    NRA criticizes gun-toting demonstrators at Texas fast-food places
    There may be a line even the National Rifle Assn. won’t cross. The lobbying group that has defended the availability of weapons in the face of mass murders such as the one that shattered an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., apparently has...
  • NRA isn't to blame for gun violence

    So let me get this straight. Richard Martinez, whose son Christopher was shot to death by a man with a history of public rage, doesn't blame the shooter who killed his son, the shooter's parents, the police who visited the shooter weeks before the...
  • 'Under the Dome'? Written by — and tweaked for TV by — Stephen King

    'Under the Dome'? Written by — and tweaked for TV by — Stephen King
    When asked how he came to write the Season 2 premiere of "Under the Dome," the television adaptation of his 2009 sci-fi novel that returns to CBS on June 30, Stephen King is refreshingly candid. "I knew that George R.R. Martin had written a few episodes...
  • Mental illness and guns have created a national epidemic

    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...
  • Father of Isla Vista victim knows he has to keep speaking out

    Father of Isla Vista victim knows he has to keep speaking out
    Richard Martinez's phone doesn't ring every few minutes as it did in those first days after the killings. The interview requests and condolence calls have slowed. When family and friends gathered for his son's memorial service, the national media had...
  • NRA backtracks from rare instance of making sense [Commentary]

    NRA backtracks from rare instance of making sense [Commentary]
    A few days ago, the NRA inadvertently said something reasonable. This, in response to a series of protests in Texas. It seems advocates of the right to carry firearms openly have taken to showing up en masse at public places -- coffee shops, museums,...
  • Living with political lying

    The Times is correct that "often it will be a matter of debate whether a characterization of a candidate's record is false or merely misleading." ("When it comes to politics, there's no need to outlaw lying," Editorial, June 17) Particularly in a...
  • Gun laws are one thing Donnelly, Kashkari agree on

    Republican gubernatorial rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari differ on many issues, but in the final run-up to Tuesday's primary there's one they agree on: State lawmakers should resist the impulse to pass new gun restrictions in the aftermath of the...