| May 12, 2015
| 1:00 AM
The mother of a teenager who was arrested for wearing a National Rifle Association T-shirt to school has filed a lawsuit against the Logan County Board of Education.
The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/1J821RU ) reports Tanya Lardieri filed the lawsuit...
| May 7, 2015
| 5:20 AM
AUSTIN, Texas State lawmakers are bringing knives to the gunfight.
Expanding the battle over the right to bear arms, U.S. legislatures that relaxed laws after the gun lobby's decades-long push are now loosening restrictions on switchblades, dirks,...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 12:15 PM
Physicians acknowledge that they ask their patients questions that, in any other context, would be considered nosy and meddlesome.
They expect to get some pushback. But when physicians in Florida ask whether a patient -- or a young patient's parent --...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 9:42 AM
By overwhelming margins, polls show Americans support universal background checks for those seeking to purchase a firearm to help keep guns out of the hands of criminals and those who are dangerously mentally ill. Clearly, the last thing you want is for...
| May 6, 2015
| 1:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Failed efforts to allow people to carry concealed weapons on college campuses and some public-school employees and volunteers to be armed will be back before lawmakers next year.
Marion Hammer, lobbyist for the National Rifle...
| May 4, 2015
| 7:19 AM
Former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina said Monday she will seek to become the United States' first female president, joining a crowded field for the Republican presidential nomination.
"Yes, I am running for president," Fiorina said on ABC's "Good...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 3:42 PM
A Philadelphia judge has refused to dismiss the National Rifle Association's lawsuit challenging the city's gun regulations.
Court of Common Pleas Judge Linda Carpenter's ruling against the city was released Wednesday.
Pennsylvania has long barred its...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 11:56 AM
With just one week left in the legislative session, these bills appear to be dead: Guns in schools and on college campuses, allowing adoption agencies the right to turn away gay couples, limiting which bathrooms transgenders can use.
| Apr 26, 2015
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Harvard public health Professor David Hemenway's research is a prime example of a scientific determination by a show of hands. ("There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it," op-ed, April 22)
Without giving any...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Senate Bill 176, a piece of flawed and dangerous legislation that if passed would allow anyone over the age of 21 with a concealed weapon or firearm license to carry their firearms onto our college campuses, must be defeated or revised.
The premise that...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 7:53 PM
After the Sandy Hook tragedy, reporters often called me to ask for information on firearms. They wanted to know whether strong gun laws reduced homicide rates (I said they did); and, conversely, whether permissive gun laws lowered crime rates overall (I...