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  • Rampage in Washington

    Rampage in Washington
    Our hearts go out to the families of the 20 victims killed or injured in the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard Monday. This is a tragedy nearly beyond the power of words to express, not less so for the fact that we have confronted its like so many...
  • Navy Yard shooting near U.S. Capitol unlikely to spur new gun laws

    WASHINGTON – A leading advocate of stricter gun safety laws argued earlier this month that momentum had not stalled in Congress and cited one “inevitable fact” as proof. “There will be another mass shooting. And when it happens,...
  • Could A Background Check Have Stopped This Massacre?

    When reports of a mass shooting reached officials in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Senate buildings were among those locked down. Let's hope the irony wasn't lost on their occupants. Another mass shooting. More people suffering. At this writing we know...
  • Navy Yard shooting unlikely to revive gun control legislation

    Navy Yard shooting unlikely to revive gun control legislation
    WASHINGTON — This month, a leading advocate of stricter gun safety laws argued that momentum had not stalled in Congress and cited an "inevitable fact" as proof. "There will be another mass shooting. And when it happens, members of Congress will...
  • Navy Yard: America's ho-hum response to mass shooting, gun control

    We’re all feeling a little desensitized now, aren’t we? Another mass shooting. Ho hum. Nothing will change, so why bother making noises about the gun sickness that pervades this country? Congress won’t do anything to tighten up...
  • Gov. Brown should give gun legislation the go-ahead

    Gov. Brown should give gun legislation the go-ahead
    SACRAMENTO — Man goes to work. Woman visits a mall. Child sits in class. Couple attends a movie. All have one thing in common. They are vulnerable to being shot and killed by some "innocent law-abiding citizen." Anyone who owns a firearm is law-...
  • Starbucks respectfully asks patrons not to bring guns to stores

    Starbucks respectfully asks patrons not to bring guns to stores
    With the nation still reeling from another mass shooting, Starbucks has made it clear that customers should enjoy their beverages unarmed. Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz has issued a public letter "respectfully requesting" customers to...
  • Difficult holiday season this year

    I thought the world was supposed to end last Friday, which would have very conveniently got me out of doing any Christmas shopping. But here we all are on Dec. 24, with me getting decked at the malls. So, thanks for nothing, Mayans. That's all the humor...
  • Explaining evil

    Trying to explain an evil act like the one that killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., is on a par with explaining how the universe was formed. The natural human reaction after extending sympathy and...
  • Gun laws and human nature

    In 1983 when President Reagan ordered the deployment of missiles in Europe as part of his "peace through strength" strategy to counter the Soviet Union, the very liberal town of Takoma Park, Md., declared itself a "nuclear free zone." City officials...
  • Colorado school shooting: State again finds itself in gun debate

    Colorado school shooting: State again finds itself in gun debate
    As it struggles to deal with the latest deadly school shooting, Colorado finds itself in a familiar place, enmeshed in the ongoing debate over how to control gun violence. On Saturday, police continued their investigation into the latest attack, the...