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  • Parent of Columbine victim sees reminder of his ordeal in Isla Vista

    Parent of Columbine victim sees reminder of his ordeal in Isla Vista
    The big shootings still find their own awful way of hitting him. When he heard about the massacre of 26 children and adults in Newtown, Conn., in 2012, Tom Mauser fled to his office and cried. Two Saturdays ago, Mauser was at home when his wife,...
  • NRA talks sense (then changes its mind) [Editorial]

    NRA talks sense (then changes its mind)  [Editorial]
    It is a comfort, albeit one of small caliber, to learn that there are actions people can take in the cause of gun rights that are so extreme they give pause to some poor soul within the headquarters of the National Rifle Association. Recent demonstrations...
  • NRA apologizes for calling Texas open-carry gun demonstrators 'weird'

    NRA apologizes for calling Texas open-carry gun demonstrators 'weird'
    The National Rifle Assn. has learned the hard way not to mess with Texas. After chastising some of its Texas supporters for bringing long guns to fast-food outlets to demonstrate their commitment to gun rights, the NRA has been forced to apologize and...
  • Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials

     Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials
    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...
  • Chan Lowe: Regulating gun sales

    Chan Lowe: Regulating gun sales
    This scheme in Broward County to circumvent state law by persuading gun sellers to “voluntarily” impose sales and marketing safeguards has non-starter written all over it.   First, vendors won’t want to identify “straw buyers&...
  • Court rules against Gov. Scott in county gun control fight

    Court rules against Gov. Scott in county gun control fight
    Palm Beach County this week won a key round in its legal fight aimed at reinstating local gun control laws across the state. A judge on Monday sided with the county by finding it unconstitutional for the governor to remove a county official from...
  • Isla Vista shootings spark new gun legislation in New Jersey

    Isla Vista shootings spark new gun legislation in New Jersey
    A longtime state senator and former New Jersey governor, Richard Codey, said the Isla Vista shootings that left six students dead last month have led him to introduce a bill that would allow firearms to be temporarily seized from gun owners who are proved...
  • Review: 'The Second Amendment' by Michael Waldman

    Review: 'The Second Amendment' by Michael Waldman
    In the 1980s, New York senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said that everyone is entitled to his own opinions but not to his own facts. More recently, philosopher-comic Stephen Colbert rejected such a confining, narrow view: "Who's Britannica to tell...
  • Read On: A nation held hostage by gun nuts

     Read On: A nation held hostage by gun nuts
    There are only three sure things in life: Death, taxes, and that if you say anything negative about guns in any context anywhere, there will be hell to pay from those who are particularly passionate in their support. You know what I'm talking about. And...
  • NRA backtracks from rare instance of making sense

    A few days ago, the NRA inadvertently said something reasonable. This, in response to a series of protests in Texas. It seems advocates of the right to carry firearms openly have taken to showing up en masse at public places -- coffee shops, museums,...
  • 'Good guy with a gun' not a solution to mass shootings

    “The only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”  Thank you, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre. Now the only thing we have to do is remind the bad guys that they need to give fair warning to the good guys before the do...