| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Richard Martinez's phone doesn't ring every few minutes as it did in those first days after the killings. The interview requests and condolence calls have slowed. When family and friends gathered for his son's memorial service, the national media had...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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,...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I am running out of words.
Some crackpot who couldn't get a date stabs and shoots his way across the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing six people and wounding 13 before apparently turning his gun on himself. This happened Friday...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:59 AM
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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:20 PM
There may be a line even the National Rifle Assn. won’t cross.
The lobbying group that has defended the availability of weapons in the face of mass murders such as the one that shattered an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., apparently has...
| 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...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that.
And on and on.
More than 11,...
| May 28, 2014
It has indeed been sadly demonstrated that no alarms were sounded about Elliot Rodger prior to his gun rampage in Isla Vista this past weekend despite some warnings. There have been, however, countless red flags raised about the dangers of having the...
| 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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:26 AM
“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...