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National Rifle Association of America

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  • Guns, polio vaccine and medical pot: Letters

    Guns, polio vaccine and medical pot: Letters
    Guns at our fingertips Every morning I start my day with the local Central Florida television news. Lately, it seems that all the lead stories are centered on the same theme: the most recent shootings. If you get into a fight, grab a gun. If you...
  • Gun Control Opponents Fail To Scuttle Malloy Judicial Appointee

    HARTFORD — Legislators handily approved a former state representative's appointment as a Superior Court judge Friday, despite strong opposition from the NRA and other gun rights groups. Auden C. Grogins, a Democrat who represented Bridgeport in the...
  • 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...
  • DP Buzz: Kids and guns

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...
  • Sunnyvale can enforce gun ordinance, appeals court rules

    A federal appeals court decided unanimously Wednesday that the Bay Area city of Sunnyvale can enforce an ordinance prohibiting large-capacity gun magazines. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals clears the way for...
  • Let's arm everyone

    Let's arm everyone
    Since we're considering arming college students, perhaps prison inmates should have guns. They are often the victims of other inmates. With guns they could protect themselves. After all, so many others are protecting themselves with guns. The good inmates...
  • Sheriffs' support gives boost to evacuation gun bill

    Sheriffs' support gives boost to evacuation gun bill
    A National Rifle Association-supported measure that failed to win legislative approval a year ago appears to have a clear shot of advancing now that it has the backing of the Florida Sheriffs Association. House and Senate committees Wednesday approved...
  • Gun law have increased our safety

    Gun law have increased our safety
    While Rhonda Swan has a right to her opinion, I certainly wish the one printed today was based on more factual input. Swan stated that Florida lawmakers have passed a series of gun laws in the last 10 years that have made the NRA happy but residents...
  • 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,...
  • Allentown repeals gun law in fear of lawsuits

    Allentown repeals gun law in fear of lawsuits
    Bowing to pressure from pro-gun groups, Allentown Council repealed several sections of the city's gun ordinance Wednesday in hopes of avoiding a lawsuit. The vote, which was unanimous, came in the aftermath of several lawsuits filed against cities...