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  • Lawmakers advance bills on guns for campus, evacuations

    Lawmakers advance bills on  guns for campus, evacuations
    TALLAHASSEE — People will be able to carry guns on Florida's college campuses, and residents without a concealed-carry permit fleeing a hurricane would be allowed to bring firearms if bills moving through the Legislature make it into law. Rep. Greg...
  • Constitution allows people to own guns

    I am the average law-abiding gun owner who values my life. My state constitution tells me I have a right to bear arms. Pennsylvania gun law tells me I can protect my individual life from death, serious bodily injury, kidnapping and rape. And this is what...
  • How To Get To Bipartisan Consensus On Firearms

    How To Get To Bipartisan Consensus On Firearms
    As long as there have been guns in America, there has been regulation. The General Assembly is considering a number of laws dealing with firearms — proposed from both sides of the political aisle — which gives the legislature a rare...
  • Politics as Usual

    Casey, Toomey split ahead of nomination vote The U.S. Senate could vote this week on attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, and Pennsylvania's two senators say they will be on opposite sides of that vote. Democrat Bob Casey will be backing Lynch, the...
  • Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database

    Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database
    For nearly two years, the names of 1,100 severely mentally ill people in Orange County, prohibited by law from buying guns, sat in court files in the Orange County Clerk of Courts Office but were not forwarded to a state and federal registry, meaning...
  • Emergency gun-carrying bill heads to Senate floor

    TALLAHASSEE — After a similar measure died on the Senate floor nearly a year ago, the odds continued to improve Thursday for an NRA-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations. The Senate...
  • U.S. considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

    U.S. considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition
    The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
  • Ban these 'cop killer' bullets

    Ban these 'cop killer' bullets
    Chalk up another loss for public safety at the hands of the gun lobby. Nearly 30 years ago, the federal Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act banned the manufacture and sale of armor-piercing “cop-killer” bullets that could be fired from...
  • Weighing Gun Control Proposals, Lawmakers Hear From Family Of Woman Killed By Husband

    Weighing Gun Control Proposals, Lawmakers Hear From Family Of Woman Killed By Husband
    HARTFORD – Lawmakers are considering the first significant gun control proposals since a sweeping package of laws was enacted two years ago in response to the Sandy Hook school shootings. One bill would allow the removal of guns from a person...
  • Coast Guard Blue Dolphins take third in state short-course swimming championships | Community news

    The Coast Guard Blue Dolphins, led by Peyton Baldwin and Maddie Morello, finished in third place among 21 girls teams to top the Peninsula's showing at the Virginia Swimming Short Course Senior Championships in Christiansburg Thursday through Sunday. The...
  • Cowardly violence, Quran and wealth: Letters

    End cowardly violence The consistent, perduring violence in our Central Florida communities is alarming and depressing. We know that those on the front lines of law enforcement are doing all they can to prevent and respond to this culture of...