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  • US Sen. Manchin blasts NRA, says group has changed its focus

    Again facing heat from the gun lobby, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is criticizing the National Rifle Association, saying it moved from promoting gun safety and culture to being "big business." The West Virginia Democrat made the comments Tuesday to The...
  • Osborn will be youngest to compete in South Korea for women's 10-meter air rifle at ISSF World Cup | Community news

    A mammoth challenge on a world stage awaits shooting whiz Sarah Osborn of Hampton on Saturday in South Korea. Having just turned 16 in February, she'll be the youngest competitor in a field of more than 90 shooters from 45 nations competing in the women'...
  • Prosecute criminals with guns

    Prosecute criminals with guns
    I am responding to Austin Barry's letter that suggests punishing those who supply firearms to others who do not have a legal right to posses them ("Punish the gun enablers," April 3). He believes the laws need to be changed. Currently under federal law,...
  • Does the NRA matter more than Florida residents?

    Does the NRA matter more than Florida residents?
    If you want to know how beholden our Florida legislators are to the National Rifle Association, just look at the proposal to allow people to carry concealed weapons in schools.  Parents hate the idea. Police hate the idea. And now,  according to a...
  • Tennessee governor not among army of speakers at NRA event

    When more than 70,000 gun enthusiasts descend on Nashville for the National Rifle Association's annual meeting this week, they won't be hearing from one prominent Tennessean: Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker commended the...
  • How many gun laws are enough?

    How many gun laws are enough?
    Reading the March 29 edition, I noted the all-too-common stories of people with criminal records on the street, committing another crime. I also read the Your View by Fritz Walker of the anti-gun group CeaseFirePA. The National Rifle Association, nor...
  • Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73

    Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73
    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. But...
  • Bill for tax-exempt guns really doesn't go far enough

    Bill for tax-exempt guns really doesn't go far enough
    Thank goodness Florida lawmakers finally are taking steps to encourage people to buy guns. The entire gun-selling industry in the state no doubt is about to go under. Without this valiant rescue attempt, firearms soon would disappear from our streets, and...
  • Punish the gun enablers

    Punish the gun enablers
    Thank you, Dan Rodricks, for continuing to focus on how criminals acquire guns ("Enablers of gun crime hard to trace," April 2). A felon's access to guns would be limited to theft without enablers. And thefts of guns would be easier to trace. U.S....
  • Kansas to allow carrying of concealed guns without permit

    Kansas will become the fifth state to allow its residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit throughout the state. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback on Thursday signed a bill ending the permit requirement. The change takes effect July 1. The...
  • 25 new billboards praising Massachusetts gun laws taken down

    More than two dozen newly installed billboards praising Massachusetts gun laws have been removed after a pro-gun group said they were misleading. The billboards were meant to echo a message that has been on a giant anti-gun billboard near Fenway Park for...