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  • O'Malley presses for stronger gun laws, Confederate flag removal

    O'Malley presses for stronger gun laws, Confederate flag removal
    Promising to "rebuild the heart of America's cities," former Gov. Martin O'Malley used an appearance at a meeting of the nation's mayors on Sunday to call for a federal ban on assault weapons and stricter regulations on gun purchases. O'Malley, who is...
  • Reacting to Charleston tragedy, candidates stick to their comfort zones

    Reacting to Charleston tragedy, candidates stick to their comfort zones
    The tragic shooting in a Charleston, S.C., church has quickly become something of a Rorschach test for the crop of politicians running for president, who are facing the first major national trauma of the campaign season. What they saw in it —...
  • Obama rejects mass shootings as 'new normal' in America

     Obama rejects mass shootings as 'new normal' in America
    President Barack Obama said Friday he refuses to accept the idea that regular mass shooting are "the new normal" in America but doesn't expect Congress to respond because of the influence of the National Rifle Association. Obama said his first...
  • Gun rights still trumping gun controls in politics

    They offered prayers and moments of silence. They sought to comfort. Some flashed with anger and frustration that, once again, America was forced to confront another mass shooting. Yet less than 48 hours after nine people were shot to death in a South...
  • Obama rejects mass shootings as 'new normal' in America

    President Barack Obama said Friday he refuses to accept the idea that regular mass shooting are "the new normal" in America but doesn't expect Congress to respond because of the influence of the National Rifle Association. Obama said his first comments...
  • NRA board member blames victim for Charleston shooting

    A Houston attorney on the National Rifle Association's board of directors is blaming the deadly Charleston church shooting on one of the victims, saying the slain pastor had opposed concealed carry legislation as a state senator that could have saved...
  • Charleston shooting: Readers aim their outrage at the NRA

    Charleston shooting: Readers aim their outrage at the NRA
    The Times' letter writers have had enough. In response to the shooting Wednesday in Charleston, S.C., that left nine people attending a prayer meeting dead, there have been no calls from readers for the police investigation to run its course before...
  • Sanders faces awkward issues for his liberal allies: immigration and guns

    Sen. Bernie Sanders is positioning himself as the furthest-left mainstream presidential candidate, but on Friday he ended up confronting two of the issues where he's most at odds with liberals: immigration and guns. Speaking to a gathering of Latino...
  • Gun and self-defense statistics that might surprise you -- and the NRA

    Gun and self-defense statistics that might surprise you -- and the NRA
    As was predictable, some of the NRA crowd blames the Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney, the murdered pastor of Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, for the deaths of eight parishioners Wednesday because as a South Carolina state...
  • America's do-nothing response to mass shootings

    To the editor: Basically, we did nothing after the Columbine shooting in 1999. We did nothing after the attempted assassination of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2011. We did nothing after the Aurora, Colo., shooting in 2012, and we did absolutely...
  • Will Charleston spur tougher gun laws?

    Will Charleston spur tougher gun laws?
    We need to acknowledge one big thing in this country  - the gun lovers have won.   If Columbine didn’t change the gun culture, if Sandy Hook didn’t change it, if the Aurora, Colo. theatre shooting didn’t change it, then Charleston won&...