| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash?
Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:26 AM
A recent Your View by gun-rights activists Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman accused Everytown for Gun Safety of cloaking its intentions "in a fabric of lies."
Every year about 31,000 Americans are killed by gun violence. But look to the scientific...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Rarely do I feel more estranged from masses of fellow Americans than when confronting the views of passionate gun-rights defenders. I know they feel likewise about my side. Sometimes it feels as if there are two Americas, gun and non-gun.
| May 30, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes.
That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this appeal...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Please, Mr. Bloomberg, leave the checkbook open, but step away from the podium.
Your efforts to curb gun violence and improve firearms safety are notable. The National Rifle Association thanks you.
For years, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:04 PM
The National Rifle Association is at it again. This time they’re using their clout to block President Obama’s nominee, Dr. Vivek Murthy, to become the nation’s next Surgeon General, a post vacant since last July. Why? Take a wild guess....
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Two days before the June 3 primary, GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly did not dismiss a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll that found that he was no longer the front-runner for the second spot on the fall ballot.
But he said he was...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Republican gubernatorial rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari differ on many issues, but in the final run-up to Tuesday's primary there's one they agree on: State lawmakers should resist the impulse to pass new gun restrictions in the aftermath of the...
| May 31, 2014
| 11:04 AM
About a year ago, the Glendale City Council moved to ban gun shows on public property, shelving the decades-old confab at the Civic Auditorium.
Those on the dais argued that the city's tacit approval — by being the show's landlord — simply...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Long before she became the lead plaintiff in a concealed carry lawsuit against Illinois, Mary Shepard had fallen in love with guns.
It was 2007 when Shepard stumbled upon a story about women and guns in the local newspaper. What piqued her interest,...