| Jul 6, 2014
Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to welcome you today to the Democratic gubernatorial debate between former Gov. Charlie Crist and former state Sen. Nan Rich.
Yes, yes, I know. Crist has refused to debate Rich. Crist, the supposed tough guy who got the...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:58 PM
After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:04 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Target is not banning shoppers from carting firearms through its stores, as many news outlets are reporting.
"This is a request and not a prohibition," said Molly Snyder, a group manager from Target's public relations department.
In its "Bullseye...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence.
Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:22 PM
HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Legislation that would ban pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania moved out of the state Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, the most progress the measure has made in two decades with backing by senior Republicans.
| Jun 15, 2014
| 12:10 AM
To the editor: George Skelton notes (“More guns, but not safer,” Column, June 12) Gov. Jerry Brown's concern over the “inconvenience to gun owners” should they have to go through a background check to buy ammo.
It is hard to...
| Jul 1, 2014
Editor's note: On social media Monday, people from across the political spectrum weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, which said closely held businesses no longer have to cover contraceptions in their employee health-...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Letters to the editor from Oak Lawn, Hickory Hills, Calumet City and Lockport.
G … radual steps into the different levels of education.
R … ealizing goals encourage discipline.
A … ttention in class....
| May 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Letters to the editor from Highland Park, Deerfield, Mundelein and Waukegan.
I find it interesting that letter writer Jim Strickler (Voice of the People, May 10) accuses the National Rifle Association of "making it as easy as...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Faculty and students at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School preparing to hear Visa CEO Charles W. Scharf speak at their graduation ceremony on Wednesday should be aware of his company's unsavory partnership with the National Rifle Association (NRA)....