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  • Florida approves silencers for game hunting

    Florida wildlife officials lifted a 57-year-old ban on game hunters using silencers on their rifles and pistols after brief discussion at a public meeting on Friday. The change, sought by the National Rifle Association, went into effect immediately...
  • Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?

    Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?
    The tragic Florida State University shooting yesterday hit close to home, at least for legislators. FSU, for those who don’t know, is little more than a football’s throw from the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee. So you’d think...
  • Gun violence too often taken in stride

    Gun violence too often taken in stride
    I turned on a national newscast when I woke up, and the first thing they were talking about was Bill Cosby. I waited a bit more, and then they talked about President Obama and immigration. I waited some more. Finally they talked about ... the...
  • Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU

    Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU
    Sadly, shootings are so frequent that the post-tragedy scripts by activists on both sides of the debate about guns have become predictable. Proving my point, one of Florida's most outspoken and extreme gun rights groups sent out a press release that...
  • L.A. Council wants residents to lock up or disable handguns

    L.A. Council wants residents to lock up or disable handguns
    Los Angeles lawmakers voted Tuesday to start drafting a city ordinance that would require residents to lock up their handguns or disable them with trigger locks when they aren’t being used. The lawmakers are following in the footsteps of San...
  • L.A. council moves to require that unused guns be locked up or disabled

    L.A. council moves to require that unused guns be locked up or disabled
    Los Angeles lawmakers voted Tuesday to start drafting a city ordinance that would require residents to lock up their handguns or disable them with trigger locks when they aren't being used. The lawmakers are following in the footsteps of San Francisco,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nearly all mass shooters are men. Why is that?

    To the editor: Articles on mass shooters rarely explore why they are almost always men. I have a doctorate in psychology and two published books on the subject, including a study of the difference between patrilineal and matrilineal societies and their...
  • Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit

     Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has called for the repeal of a local gun law that could open up the city to a costly lawsuit, thanks to a move by the state Legislature. In the final minutes of the legislative session Monday, lawmakers approved a bill that...
  • Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature

    Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature
    The Courant makes the following recommendations, in bold type, in local races. The House In the 1st District, Matthew Ritter, the Democratic incumbent and former Hartford city council member, has become a strong voice for sound tax policy and economic...