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  • Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer

    Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer
    Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home. That would be naive. There have been two gun-related incidents in my...
  • Gun sales soar in Florida on Black Friday

    Gun sales soar in Florida on Black Friday
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida gun dealers saw a sharp increase in sales as shoppers flooded stores the day after Thanksgiving. With 8,300 background checks conducted on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping period, the Florida...
  • Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane won't defend controversial gun law

    Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane won't defend controversial gun law
    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane will not defend a new law that effectively stripped municipalities of the right to enact their own gun measures, raising the prospect that the controversial statute might not take hold. A spokeswoman on...
  • Hogan, guns and the attorneys general

    Hogan, guns and the attorneys general
    During the recent gubernatorial campaign, The Sun and several thoughtful citizens were perplexed about the discrepancy between the National Rifle Association's notorious A- rating for Larry Hogan and the candidate's repeated promise that he won't overturn...
  • Fritz Walker: Accidental child shootings are needless tragedies

    The second anniversary of the massacre of 20 6- and 7-year-old children and their six brave teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School is on Sunday. It seems an appropriate time to be reminded that every 30 minutes in America, a child or teen is killed or...
  • More weapons on campus not the answer

    The reaction after the recent Florida State University shooting was as predictable as it was wrong. More guns. That's what we're hearing from various gun-rights groups. More guns, they say, would be the proper and most effective way to stop the...
  • 5 myths about policing

    5 myths about policing
    America's police forces are in the spotlight. After the police shooting deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, as well as this past week's decision by a grand jury not to indict the officer caught on video...
  • State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses

    State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida lawmaker has filed a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on the campuses of state colleges and universities. The measure, to be considered in the spring, would apply only to people licensed to carry...
  • Opponents sue over Niles gun range plan

    Opponents sue over Niles gun range plan
    A community group filed a lawsuit Friday against the village of Niles in an effort to stop a gun shop and range from being built near several schools. People for a Safer Society, an advocacy group that began in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Christie stumps for Hogan in Bethesda

    Christie stumps for Hogan in Bethesda
    Larry Hogan's drive to become governor of Maryland received an infusion of Republican star power Tuesday when New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came to Bethesda to campaign for him. Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association and a possible...
  • Young Hampton shooter continues to set records | Community sports

    Sarah Osborn, 15, of Hampton, keeps adding to her treasure chest of national records. In her latest competition — the Virginia 4-H State Championships at Appomattox’s Holiday Lake on Sept. 13-14 — she set five national records in...