| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:25 AM
TALLAHASSEE — More pro-gun bills have been signed into law in the past four years than during any other recent single governor's term, says the National Rifle Association, which sent a message to members applauding Gov. Rick Scott for setting the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Give Gov. Rick Scott credit. He knows right-wing, red-blooded Floridians love their guns.
And Rick Scott has given them guns. In huge numbers.
All so he could get votes. And the adoring worship of the National Rifle Association....
| Jul 10, 2014
It's a classic Orwellian nightmare: The government decides to deny you a right it extends to other people, but it won't tell you why and it won't tell you what you can do about it. You're stuck in purgatory, effectively convicted without being tried...
| Jul 6, 2014
Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to welcome you today to the Democratic gubernatorial debate between former Gov. Charlie Crist and former state Sen. Nan Rich.
Yes, yes, I know. Crist has refused to debate Rich. Crist, the supposed tough guy who got the...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:58 PM
After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:04 PM
It's 9 a.m. on a recent Saturday and I am one of 20 day campers sitting around a fire pit in rural central New Jersey. Doused in suntan lotion and bug spray, we are all there for the same reason: to learn survival skills, particularly those meant to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Target is not banning shoppers from carting firearms through its stores, as many news outlets are reporting.
"This is a request and not a prohibition," said Molly Snyder, a group manager from Target's public relations department.
In its "Bullseye...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:22 PM
HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Legislation that would ban pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania moved out of the state Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, the most progress the measure has made in two decades with backing by senior Republicans.
| Jul 1, 2014
Editor's note: On social media Monday, people from across the political spectrum weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, which said closely held businesses no longer have to cover contraceptions in their employee health-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:13 PM
After reading two letters from writers in Columbia on Sunday, it makes me wonder what our society is becoming [June 22, More Risk At Stores Without Guns"; "Think Like Shooter?"].
I remember watching Western movies on TV as a child and seeing everyone...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:00 PM
When asked how he came to write the Season 2 premiere of "Under the Dome," the television adaptation of his 2009 sci-fi novel that returns to CBS on June 30, Stephen King is refreshingly candid.
"I knew that George R.R. Martin had written a few episodes...