| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The concept would be laughable if there weren't so many people taking it seriously.
The idea is that states have the right under the 10th Amendment to unilaterally reject federal laws on issues not expressly reserved for the federal government in the...
| Jul 11, 2014
The creation and implementation of Illinois' law permitting licensed owners to carry concealed firearms has not been a graceful process. It was forced on the state, the last to forbid conceal carry, by a federal appeals court in 2012. The General Assembly...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Bolingbrook's village board last week voted to allow a new gun range and retail store to set up on the east side of town.
The business will include a gun range, training facilities and retail space at 750 Murphy Road, on the Woodridge border south of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:56 AM
As the National Rifle Association continues to stand behind its belief that more guns, not fewer, will solve the national epidemic of gun violence, I can only shake my head woefully and point to the recent killings in Las Vegas and Oregon.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Parents know the sensation. With what feels like an epidemic of school shootings around the nation, you want to cloak your child in bubble wrap as he or she heads out the door for a day in the classroom. But thanks to the innovative folks at ProTecht LLC,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Re: “A nation held hostage by gun nuts,” Ray Richmond’s Read On column, June 7.
Increasingly, fewer things differentiate the United States from other countries in the world. Thanks to the NRA, personal ownership of firearms is still one...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead?
A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power.
Under its provisions,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:33 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature.
| Jun 15, 2014
| 12:10 AM
To the editor: George Skelton notes (“More guns, but not safer,” Column, June 12) Gov. Jerry Brown's concern over the “inconvenience to gun owners” should they have to go through a background check to buy ammo.
It is hard to...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A fatal shooting in Oregon on Tuesday was the 31st firearms attack at a U.S. school since the start of the year, marking a sharp acceleration in the rash of violence that has occurred on campuses across the nation.
The incidents range from the 20 people...