| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Since we're considering arming college students, perhaps prison inmates should have guns. They are often the victims of other inmates. With guns they could protect themselves. After all, so many others are protecting themselves with guns. The good inmates...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 2:14 PM
A National Rifle Association-supported measure that failed to win legislative approval a year ago appears to have a clear shot of advancing now that it has the backing of the Florida Sheriffs Association.
House and Senate committees Wednesday approved...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 3:23 PM
While Rhonda Swan has a right to her opinion, I certainly wish the one printed today was based on more factual input.
Swan stated that Florida lawmakers have passed a series of gun laws in the last 10 years that have made the NRA happy but residents...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Overruling the objections of gun-rights advocates, the U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy, a British-born, American-educated internal medicine specialist, to become the 19th surgeon general of the United States.
The 51-43 vote makes...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Victor Franco advertised his Orlando bodyguard and private-eye business by holding assault rifles and posing with beauty queens, elected officials and private jets.
As president of FV Eagle Eye Investigation and Protection Services, Franco identified...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 10:40 AM
The inability to enact new gun safety laws after the Sandy Hook school shooting ranks as "the single failure" of his tenure, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said in a televised interview.
"The gun lobby simply won, you know?" Holder said in an interview...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:39 AM
New state laws taking effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they skip too...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:33 PM
As gun-rights groups galvanize around a new Pennsylvania law making it easier to challenge local gun laws, Bethlehem City Council this week began the process of removing an old gun permit fee from its books.
The $2 fee isn't consistent with state law...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:53 PM
Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 6:02 PM
Bowing to pressure from pro-gun groups, Allentown Council repealed several sections of the city's gun ordinance Wednesday in hopes of avoiding a lawsuit.
The vote, which was unanimous, came in the aftermath of several lawsuits filed against cities...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 8:23 PM
There will be a touch of West Coast on the East Coast during the second NRA Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, which kicks off this Saturday.
The nine-day consumer-oriented outdoors show, which replaced the old Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show...