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  • No reason to lift ban on silencers

    No reason to lift ban on silencers
    The National Rifle Association wants it. Silencer manufacturers want it. So if the NRA and money interests want it, you can expect that the state of Florida will very soon lift its 57-year-old ban on silencers for hunters. Even though it's bad...
  • Should Florida lift its ban on silencers?

    Should Florida lift its ban on silencers?
        Just what hunters need – another edge while hunting. And that’s what they’ll get, because the National Rifle Association always gets its way. This time, the NRA and hunters, and silencer manufacturers are all in favor of...
  • A lot of good news mixed in with the bad

    For Democrats, looking for any good news out of the midterm election results is like the ghoulish old joke: "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?" But, believe it or not, shining among the rubble are a few nuggets of good news --...
  • Couple seeks to stop deer-dog hunts near home

    Couple seeks to stop deer-dog hunts near home
    TALLAHASSEE — A retired U.S. Air Force pilot and National Rifle Association member wants the state to stop hunters from using dogs to track down deer around his Panhandle property. Claiming they have been threatened by hunters and that dogs...
  • Florida approves silencers for game hunting

    Florida wildlife officials lifted a 57-year-old ban on game hunters using silencers on their rifles and pistols after brief discussion at a public meeting on Friday. The change, sought by the National Rifle Association, went into effect immediately...
  • Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?

    Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?
    The tragic Florida State University shooting yesterday hit close to home, at least for legislators. FSU, for those who don’t know, is little more than a football’s throw from the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee. So you’d think...
  • Gun violence too often taken in stride

    Gun violence too often taken in stride
    I turned on a national newscast when I woke up, and the first thing they were talking about was Bill Cosby. I waited a bit more, and then they talked about President Obama and immigration. I waited some more. Finally they talked about ... the...
  • Noise from proposed firearm training school concerns Middlesex neighbors

    Noise from proposed firearm training school concerns Middlesex neighbors
    Updated Nov. 20: According to the Middlesex Planning Department, the applicant requested the public hearing on this matter be postponed to Jan. 6. "This is in order to finish putting together the elements of the required sound abatement and testing for...
  • With gun in the mix, mental illness turns to tragedy

    Colby Sue Weathers killed her father at the insistence of the voices in her head. She shot him once in the back as he sat at the family's dining room table. A paranoid schizophrenic, Weathers had used the money from her disability check to buy the...
  • In Esty-Greenberg Debate: Sharp Differences, A Surprising Accord

    DANBURY — The candidates vying to represent Connecticut's 5th District in Congress presented starkly different views on government spending, health care and how to respond to Islamic terror in a brisk, 90-minute debate Thursday night. But...
  • Md. gun law is working [Letter]

    Md. gun law is working [Letter]
    Jack Mccauley's letter belittling the Firearms Safety Act fails to mention the most important parts of the new law — the requirement that handgun purchasers get a fingerprint-based license and the authority for the state police to regulate...