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  • 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...
  • 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 Legislature passes tighter rules for social services

    Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said during a news conference Thursday that he is open to raising the sales tax to fill gaps in state's budget. The governor also signed into a law a bill allowing Kansans to carry concealed firearms without a...
  • Chris Christie pardons Philadelphia woman facing gun charges

    Republican Gov. Chris Christie has pardoned a Philadelphia woman facing gun charges and jail time after a traffic stop in New Jersey in 2013. Shaneen Allen was arrested in October 2013 in Hamilton Township after telling a state trooper she had a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wandering Eye: The NRA is winning the gun-control debate, how development works in Baltimore, and more

    Wandering Eye: The NRA is winning the gun-control debate, how development works in Baltimore, and more
    Here in Baltimore, where guns are used to shoot people pretty much every day, controlling the availability of firearms is perhaps seen as a fundamental public-health priority. Not so elsewhere in this country, though. Pew Research Center has been tracking...
  • Pain meds, homeless hotel and guns: Letters

    Pain meds, homeless hotel and guns: Letters
    Accessible pain meds Sadly, due to the overzealousness of our politicians and the Drug Enforcement Administration, we have created a system that has legitimate pain patients struggling every month to find their medication. Artificial quotas are being...