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  • Federal court to rule on restrictive concealed weapons permits

    Federal court to rule on restrictive concealed weapons permits
    Federal appeals judges on Tuesday peppered attorneys for 2nd Amendment advocates about why the longtime rule of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department to determine who receives concealed weapons permits should be struck down. Paul Clement, former U....
  • Pfleger talks in suburbs about gun violence in city

    Pfleger talks in suburbs about gun violence in city
    The Rev. Michael Pfleger was cheered, booed, heckled and given a standing ovation at St. George Catholic Church in Tinley Park. And that was all in reaction to a speech urging everyone to join together to stop the killing of children on the streets of...
  • Guns, poverty and the war on drugs

    Guns, poverty and the war on drugs
    It's no fun being poor. The poor want to make a buck, feed their kids and eat regularly. The poor are not necessarily well-educated. Drugs are a way to make a buck. There is a war on drugs put in place by various parts of the government. The police are...
  • Why the police fear the people

    To the editor: As justifiably upset as people are about police shootings of unarmed citizens, the elephant in the room is that thanks to the National Rifle Assn. and politicians who suck up to it, our general citizenry is too heavily armed and every...
  • Gun rights advocates' push for campus-carry measures like Texas' is slow going

    Gun rights advocates' push for campus-carry measures like Texas' is slow going
    This year more than a dozen states have considered measures that would allow the carrying of concealed weapons on college campuses, but so far only Texas has approved a so-called campus-carry law. By overwhelming votes, Texas lawmakers approved the...
  • Van Hollen crafts gun licensing bill

    Van Hollen crafts gun licensing bill
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the Montgomery County Democrat who is running for the Senate, introduced legislation Thursday to encourage states to toughen handgun licensing requirements — an effort he said would reduce homicides. The bill, supported...
  • Past Shows Sanders' Strengths: Pragmatism And Pugnacity

    Past Shows Sanders' Strengths: Pragmatism And Pugnacity
    On TV, Vermont's independent socialist U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is always railing against billionaires, banks too large to fail and the Koch brothers. This may give the impression that, should he pull off a historic upset and win the White House, he...
  • How to reduce gun violence

    How to reduce gun violence
    At a time when Baltimore could desperately use some good news when it comes to the prospects of reducing violence, research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests we may already have taken a key step toward preventing gun...
  • The U.S. Supreme Court: An unlikely supporter for sensible gun laws

    The U.S. Supreme Court: An unlikely supporter for sensible gun laws
    Conservative majorities in legislatures in the Southern and Western U.S. have aggressively expanded gun rights in recent years. But there is one venue where the conservative majority has proved surprisingly reluctant to join this movement: the U.S....
  • Supreme Court shows sensible gun regulation is permissible

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: Conservative majorities in legislatures in the Southern and Western U.S. have aggressively expanded gun rights in recent years. But there is one venue where the conservative majority has...
  • Wisconsin legislators vote to end 48-hour waiting period for gun sales

    Wisconsin legislators vote to end 48-hour waiting period for gun sales
    Wisconsin Republicans moved within a step Tuesday of eliminating the state's decades-old 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases, pushing a bill that would wipe out the statutes through the state Assembly to Gov. Scott Walker's desk. Minority...