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  • Mother suing school over NRA T-shirt son wore

    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...
  • Knives are the new guns in lawmakers' Second Amendment expansion

    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,...
  • Should doctors be allowed to ask patients about their gun habits?

    Should doctors be allowed to ask patients about their gun habits?
    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 --...
  • Guns and the 'permanent darkness'

    Guns and the 'permanent darkness'
    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...
  • Guns on campus bills will be back next year, NRA's Hammer says

    Guns on campus bills will be back next year, NRA's Hammer says
    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...
  • NoVa. Republican, former HP CEO Fiorina running for president

    NoVa. Republican, former HP CEO Fiorina running for president
    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...
  • Judge rules NRA lawsuit against Philly can go on for now

    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...
  • Legislative battle of wills means few bills passing

    Legislative battle of wills means few bills passing
    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. The Florida...
  • Polls of anti-gun researchers don't indicate scientific consensus

    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...
  • Little 'safe' about gun proposal

    Little 'safe' about gun proposal
    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...
  • There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it

    There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it
    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...