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  • Florida Supreme Court to consider Osceola 'stand your ground' case

    Florida Supreme Court to consider Osceola 'stand your ground' case
    An unexpected roadway confrontation between a family from Indiana and a Kissimmee man three years ago could soon reshape the way Florida's "stand your ground" law is applied in cases throughout the state. Wrapping up a vacation on Dec. 29, 2011,...
  • Police chiefs call for expanding gun background checks

    Police chiefs call for expanding gun background checks
    Law enforcement officials from across the country on Monday called for background checks on all gun purchases, including private and gun-show sales. "We must close off all avenues for dangerous people to acquire firearms," Orlando Police Chief John Mina...
  • 3 mount legal challenge after state lifts ban on silencers

    Hunters had reason to celebrate last month when Florida lifted its ban on silencers, but Chuck O'Neal saw cause for alarm. "If a bullet travels farther than the sound of the shot, it creates a zone of significant danger," said O'Neal, who lives in...
  • Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane won't defend controversial gun law

    Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane won't defend controversial gun law
    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane will not defend a new law that effectively stripped municipalities of the right to enact their own gun measures, raising the prospect that the controversial statute might not take hold. A spokeswoman on...
  • Hogan, guns and the attorneys general

    Hogan, guns and the attorneys general
    During the recent gubernatorial campaign, The Sun and several thoughtful citizens were perplexed about the discrepancy between the National Rifle Association's notorious A- rating for Larry Hogan and the candidate's repeated promise that he won't overturn...
  • Fritz Walker: Accidental child shootings are needless tragedies

    The second anniversary of the massacre of 20 6- and 7-year-old children and their six brave teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School is on Sunday. It seems an appropriate time to be reminded that every 30 minutes in America, a child or teen is killed or...
  • More weapons on campus not the answer

    The reaction after the recent Florida State University shooting was as predictable as it was wrong. More guns. That's what we're hearing from various gun-rights groups. More guns, they say, would be the proper and most effective way to stop the...
  • 5 myths about policing

    5 myths about policing
    America's police forces are in the spotlight. After the police shooting deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, as well as this past week's decision by a grand jury not to indict the officer caught on video...
  • State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses

    State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida lawmaker has filed a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on the campuses of state colleges and universities. The measure, to be considered in the spring, would apply only to people licensed to carry...
  • More deaths in Seattle as Washington voters weigh dueling gun laws

    More deaths in Seattle as Washington voters weigh dueling gun laws
    Amid the tragedies, irony. Monday night a Seattle man used a handgun to kill his daughter and granddaughter before shooting himself as his 10-year-old grandson fled the house, police said. Three days earlier and 35 miles away, a teenager arranged a...
  • Brown endorsed by national gun-control group

    Brown endorsed by national gun-control group
    A national gun-control group endorsed Democrat Anthony G. Brown Tuesday in the race for governor, praising the lieutenant governor for supporting last year's gun law. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence credited Brown for helping to pass a ban on...