| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Please, Mr. Bloomberg, leave the checkbook open, but step away from the podium.
Your efforts to curb gun violence and improve firearms safety are notable. The National Rifle Association thanks you.
For years, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:04 PM
The National Rifle Association is at it again. This time they’re using their clout to block President Obama’s nominee, Dr. Vivek Murthy, to become the nation’s next Surgeon General, a post vacant since last July. Why? Take a wild guess....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:20 PM
There may be a line even the National Rifle Assn. won’t cross.
The lobbying group that has defended the availability of weapons in the face of mass murders such as the one that shattered an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., apparently has...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
I am running out of words.
Some crackpot who couldn't get a date stabs and shoots his way across the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing six people and wounding 13 before apparently turning his gun on himself. This happened Friday...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes.
That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Two days before the June 3 primary, GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly did not dismiss a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll that found that he was no longer the front-runner for the second spot on the fall ballot.
But he said he was...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Republican gubernatorial rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari differ on many issues, but in the final run-up to Tuesday's primary there's one they agree on: State lawmakers should resist the impulse to pass new gun restrictions in the aftermath of the...
| May 31, 2014
| 11:04 AM
About a year ago, the Glendale City Council moved to ban gun shows on public property, shelving the decades-old confab at the Civic Auditorium.
Those on the dais argued that the city's tacit approval — by being the show's landlord — simply...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The senseless gun-related mass murders in California are a symptom of a very sick society where such tragedies now occur without even a whisper of protest.
Even those who do protest are drowned out by the strident, shrill cries of the Second Amendment...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Frustration over continued mass shootings prompted Palm Beach County Commissioner Shelley Vana Tuesday to take aim at the National Rifle Association and its opposition to Florida gun control measures.
She criticized Florida lawmakers for this year...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The big shootings still find their own awful way of hitting him.
When he heard about the massacre of 26 children and adults in Newtown, Conn., in 2012, Tom Mauser fled to his office and cried.
Two Saturdays ago, Mauser was at home when his wife,...