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  • Jeb Bush rejects post-Charleston calls for stricter gun control laws

    Jeb Bush rejects post-Charleston calls for stricter gun control laws
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush pushed back Saturday against calls from President Obama and other Democrats for stricter gun control laws in the wake of the mass shooting at a Charleston, S.C., church that left nine people dead.  Bush, who traveled to this...
  • Self-defense fallacy full of pepperoni

    Self-defense fallacy full of pepperoni
    Some of the many gun lovers who lovingly correspond with me appear to have found a new hero. Their new idol is Slayde Henry. Who, you ask? I'm so glad you asked. Henry is the 24-year-old Domino's pizza delivery driver who told investigators he fired...
  • The US needs gun control

    The US needs gun control
    I've been a Tribune subscriber for over 30 years, and Rex Huppke has become my favorite columnist. I like his offbeat sense of humor and the myriad of topics he covers. His piece on gun violence shows he can handle more serious issues as well. I was in...
  • Obama must keep pressure on for gun control

    Obama must keep pressure on for gun control
    In addressing the egregious massacre at the hallowed Emanuel A.M.E. Church Charleston, S.C., President Obama struck a somber note of anger -- moderated, however, by a sense of futility over the prospect of stemming the gun mayhem that wrought it. "I'...
  • Letters: Cheering for Confederacy; Second Amendment; Kevin Jackson

     Letters: Cheering for Confederacy; Second Amendment; Kevin Jackson
    Cheering for Confederacy The Fourth of July is right around the corner. We are already making plans to celebrate our country's birthday. The cookouts, the fireworks and the parades are our children's first lessons on patriotism; they wave their flags,...
  • First, the flag; then, the guns

    Who says things can't change in politics? We just learned, again, that they can -- and fast! Ten days ago, you couldn't find a politician in the South who had anything bad to say about the Confederate battle flag. Today, they're tripping all over...
  • Pennsylvania court shoots down law allowing NRA to sue over local gun laws

    Pennsylvania court shoots down law allowing NRA to sue over local gun laws
    HARRISBURG — A state court has struck down as illegal a 2014 law that had many communities, including Allentown and Bethlehem, fearful of being sued by the National Rifle Association if they enacted tougher gun laws than allowed by state law. The...
  • June 26 Letters: Gun controls, license plates

    Responsibility Re: "Not about the weapon," June 23. The letter writer compares guns to automobiles based on the capacity to cause death and injury in the wrong hands. If we follow that argument to its logical conclusion, then the government should not...
  • Don't just get rid of flag, get rid of the gun, too

    Don't just get rid of flag, get rid of the gun, too
    A 21-year-old indicted on a drug charge buys a gun and uses it to kill nine people in a church massacre in South Carolina. And what do the nation's politicians do? Agree to stop waving the Confederate battle flag. So now I have one more reason to hate...
  • Pennsylvania court rejects law that aided NRA gun challenges

    A Pennsylvania state court on Thursday struck down a law designed to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the National Rifle Association to challenge local firearms ordinances in court. The Commonwealth Court said the procedure the...
  • June 25 Letters: Gun controls

    Jumping to extreme Re: "Controls necessary, " June 24. When nine innocent people were killed in a South Carolina church, where was that army supported by the National Guard? Where was that Defense Department with a $600 billion budget? Where was that...