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  • Florida Supreme Court to consider Osceola 'stand your ground' case

    Florida Supreme Court to consider Osceola 'stand your ground' case
    An unexpected roadway confrontation between a family from Indiana and a Kissimmee man three years ago could soon reshape the way Florida's "stand your ground" law is applied in cases throughout the state. Wrapping up a vacation on Dec. 29, 2011,...
  • State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses

    State lawmaker files bill to allow guns on college campuses
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida lawmaker has filed a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on the campuses of state colleges and universities. The measure, to be considered in the spring, would apply only to people licensed to carry...
  • Legislators bow to NRA pressure

    Sen. Pat Browne bowed to National Rifle Association influence and voted to permit the organization and others to be reimbursed for suing municipalities over restrictive gun ordinances. The rationale is that a municipality can't have a more restrictive...
  • Cast an anti-gun vote on Election Day

    On Oct. 22, I was shocked to see the high number of Pennsylvania state legislators listed in The Morning Call who voted for a bill that would permit the National Rifle Association and others to sue local municipalities enacting gun ordinances stricter...
  • As Midterms Approach, Showbiz Figures Try to Focus Voters on Gun Laws

    While entertainment figures like Martin Sheen and Barbra Streisand have lent their names to support to midterm campaigns, there also has been a showbiz focus on specific issues, like gun violence. The latest are two spots directed by Mark Pellington,...
  • State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats

    State Republicans Hold Out Hope For Gain In U.S. House Seats
    HARTFORD — Ever since longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Shays lost in November 2008, the entire Connecticut delegation to Washington, D.C., has consisted of Democrats. The five-member delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives has...
  • You support background checks. Why don't legislators?

    You support background checks. Why don't legislators?
    Earlier this week, police chiefs from throughout America gathered in Orlando to call for mandatory background checks on all gun sales. The chiefs' demand was hardly radical. Most Americans want the same thing. A recent Quinnipiac poll found that a...
  • New Britain's 25th House District: A Four-Way Race

    NEW BRITAIN — Voters in the 25th House District will have an uncommon number of choices when they select their state legislator on Tuesday: Four candidates are on the ballot. Democratic incumbent Bobby Sanchez, who is also endorsed by the Working...
  • Durbin, Oberweis at odds on gun control, other social issues

    Durbin, Oberweis at odds on gun control, other social issues
    Sen. Dick Durbin, a liberal Democrat, and state Sen. Jim Oberweis, a conservative Republican, disagree sharply on social issues, including gun control, abortion and same-sex marriage. Durbin, 69, who is seeking a fourth Senate term in Tuesday's...
  • Hogan, Brown crisscross state in final election push

    Hogan, Brown crisscross state in final election push
    The two men locked in the unexpectedly close race for governor spent the campaign's final weekend barnstorming the Baltimore-Washington region, trying to coax voters to show up on Election Day. Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan...
  • Voting fraud frenzy threatens a core American liberty

    Voting fraud frenzy threatens a core American liberty
    Voting fraud is an issue that has generated a great deal of heat and very little light on the right. Fox News host Megyn Kelly recently had to backtrack from her report that voters in Colorado were being allowed to print out ballots at home and admit that...