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  • James Brady's second act built a movement

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Aug. 7: On March 30, 1981, White House press secretary James Brady was shot along with President Ronald Reagan, a police officer and a Secret Service agent by would-be...
  • Gun research needed to stem gun violence [Commentary]

    Gun research needed to stem gun violence [Commentary]
    He stood, dropped his pants and as one pocket crumpled, the other didn't. There it was: the creased outline of what appeared to be a pistol in the right hip pocket. I steeled and turned my attention to the specimen collection kit on the work shelf...
  • Must Continue Brady's Cause Of Gun Control

    The passing of James Brady, the press secretary to former President Ronald Reagan, received well-deserved attention [Aug. 5, news, "Reagan Staff Shot In '81 Fought For Gun Limit Laws"]. His name was proudly associated with gun control legislation that was...
  • It's apocalypse now at Zombie Survival Camp

    It's apocalypse now at Zombie Survival Camp
    It's 9 a.m. on a recent Saturday and I am one of 20 day campers sitting around a fire pit in rural central New Jersey. Doused in suntan lotion and bug spray, we are all there for the same reason: to learn survival skills, particularly those meant to...
  • Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary

     Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary
    The middle of August is usually the time when vacationers think about heading to Block Island, Nantucket or a nearby beach. Politics is not ordinarily the top issue on their minds. But both Republican and Democratic candidates are scrambling in the...
  • Congressman passes out 534 Bibles on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo of Mississippi has found a way to inject new meaning into constituent service by agreeing to distribute Bibles to his colleagues in Congress, all 534 of them. Palazzo's staff and student interns circulated the...
  • Workers To Blame For Company's Failure?

    The letter "Foley Told Truth About Failed Factory" [Aug. 3] suggests that Tom Foley is the better Republican candidate for governor because he told the truth. Is that stark heartless reality of job loss really reduced to "it is the workers' fault"? What...
  • Democratic Incumbents Facing Primary Challenges

    HARTFORD – Political incumbents are traditionally well-loved in their hometowns, but sometimes that is not the case for all. Next week, eight Democratic incumbents in the state legislature are facing challenges for their seats in the August 12...
  • Mayo: Docs vs. Glocks ruling stunning and scary

    Mayo: Docs vs. Glocks ruling stunning and scary
    When my daughter was younger and we went to her pediatrician, the doctor asked me a couple of questions: Do you have any guns in the house? And, do you have a pool? My answers: No, and yes. As a pool owner, I wasn't offended that she asked. She...
  • Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate

     Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate
    Ever since Rep. Linda Marie "Penny'' Bacchiochi stepped into the political spotlight more than two months ago, she has been involved in controversies. These have included charges of racism and have led to sharp clashes with both of her opponents in a...
  • If doctors can't ask about guns, what about pools, booze, cigarettes?

    Now that a federal appeals court has upheld Florida's infamous "Docs vs. Glocks" law, which restricts physicians from questioning patients (or parents) about gun ownership, what's to stop other special interests from getting their own versions of this...