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  • As Midterms Approach, Showbiz Figures Try to Focus Voters on Gun Laws

    While entertainment figures like Martin Sheen and Barbra Streisand have lent their names to support to midterm campaigns, there also has been a showbiz focus on specific issues, like gun violence. The latest are two spots directed by Mark Pellington,...
  • You support background checks. Why don't legislators?

    You support background checks. Why don't legislators?
    Earlier this week, police chiefs from throughout America gathered in Orlando to call for mandatory background checks on all gun sales. The chiefs' demand was hardly radical. Most Americans want the same thing. A recent Quinnipiac poll found that a...
  • Joseph McNamara dies at 79; progressive San Jose police chief

    Joseph McNamara, the former San Jose police chief whose outspoken criticism of the war on drugs, the gun lobby and Daryl Gates gave him a national profile as a progressive leader in law enforcement, died Friday at his home in Carmel. He was 79. The...
  • Views diverge in race for Inland Empire's 31st Congressional District

    In many close election contests, candidates run to the middle. Not Paul Chabot. The Republican military veteran vying for a congressional seat in an increasingly Democratic Inland Empire district is trumpeting his conservative views. He is embracing...
  • Lawmaker Representing Newtown Draws Stern Rebuke from Gun Control Groups

    Lawmaker Representing Newtown Draws Stern Rebuke from Gun Control Groups
    A state lawmaker who represents a portion of Newtown is drawing criticism from gun control advocates for comments he made on social media. In an exchange on Twitter last night, Rep. Dan Carter, R-Bethel, said advocacy groups on "both sides" in the gun...
  • Police chiefs call for expanding gun background checks

    Police chiefs call for expanding gun background checks
    Law enforcement officials from across the country on Monday called for background checks on all gun purchases, including private and gun-show sales. "We must close off all avenues for dangerous people to acquire firearms," Orlando Police Chief John Mina...
  • Bear shooter becomes instant celebrity

    Bear shooter becomes instant celebrity
    Victor Peters was just a quiet guy in the neighborhood until he killed a bear. Now he's a media star. Since he shot a Florida black bear that had twice broken into his Lady Lake home, Peters, 64, has been featured on CNN, fielded interview requests from...
  • Bears are on the ballot in Maine as hunting methods are debated

    Bears are on the ballot in Maine as hunting methods are debated
    It has been a big year for bears in the news, especially in Maine, where voters on Nov. 4 face a question that has bedeviled other bear-heavy states: how to keep the species’ population at bay in the face of pressure from animal rights groups...
  • Reckless gun rights bill is reason to vote

    It is unfortunate that in non-presidential elections, far fewer folks vote. In reality, decisions made in Harrisburg and your local community usually have more impact on your day-to-day lives. And some of the decisions made in Harrisburg just smell bad....
  • Moms want answers from Hogan on guns

    Moms want answers from Hogan on guns
    Despite gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan's public flip-flopping on guns and the Maryland Firearms Safety Act — he must have some of a stance on guns. He completed a questionnaire for National Rifle Association that earned him an "A-" rating...
  • What did Hogan tell the NRA?

    What did Hogan tell the NRA?
    Based on what Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan has said about gun control, it's hard to see what the National Rifle Association would find appealing about him. He has said that although he opposed the strict new gun control legislation Gov....