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  • 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...
  • More deaths in Seattle as Washington voters weigh dueling gun laws

    More deaths in Seattle as Washington voters weigh dueling gun laws
    Amid the tragedies, irony. Monday night a Seattle man used a handgun to kill his daughter and granddaughter before shooting himself as his 10-year-old grandson fled the house, police said. Three days earlier and 35 miles away, a teenager arranged a...
  • Brown endorsed by national gun-control group

    Brown endorsed by national gun-control group
    A national gun-control group endorsed Democrat Anthony G. Brown Tuesday in the race for governor, praising the lieutenant governor for supporting last year's gun law. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence credited Brown for helping to pass a ban on...
  • Police chiefs call for expanding gun background checks

    Police chiefs call for expanding gun background checks
    Law enforcement officials from across the country on Monday called for background checks on all gun purchases, including private and gun-show sales. "We must close off all avenues for dangerous people to acquire firearms," Orlando Police Chief John Mina...
  • Lawmaker Representing Newtown Draws Stern Rebuke from Gun Control Groups

    Lawmaker Representing Newtown Draws Stern Rebuke from Gun Control Groups
    A state lawmaker who represents a portion of Newtown is drawing criticism from gun control advocates for comments he made on social media. In an exchange on Twitter last night, Rep. Dan Carter, R-Bethel, said advocacy groups on "both sides" in the gun...
  • Views diverge in race for Inland Empire's 31st Congressional District

    In many close election contests, candidates run to the middle. Not Paul Chabot. The Republican military veteran vying for a congressional seat in an increasingly Democratic Inland Empire district is trumpeting his conservative views. He is embracing...
  • Pigeon shoot bill got buried by frightened PA legislators

    Pigeon shoot bill got buried by frightened PA legislators
    More than two decades of activism over Pennsylvania's barbaric tradition of pigeon shoots did not end with a victory dance last Monday. It ended with House Bill 1750, which last week won 36-12 approval in the state Senate, safely buried in the House...
  • Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature

    Editorial Endorsements: Picks For Legislature
    The Courant makes the following recommendations, in bold type, in local races. The House In the 1st District, Matthew Ritter, the Democratic incumbent and former Hartford city council member, has become a strong voice for sound tax policy and economic...
  • Nearly all mass shooters are men. Why is that?

    To the editor: Articles on mass shooters rarely explore why they are almost always men. I have a doctorate in psychology and two published books on the subject, including a study of the difference between patrilineal and matrilineal societies and their...
  • Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit

     Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has called for the repeal of a local gun law that could open up the city to a costly lawsuit, thanks to a move by the state Legislature. In the final minutes of the legislative session Monday, lawmakers approved a bill that...
  • Reckless gun rights bill is reason to vote

    It is unfortunate that in non-presidential elections, far fewer folks vote. In reality, decisions made in Harrisburg and your local community usually have more impact on your day-to-day lives. And some of the decisions made in Harrisburg just smell bad....