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ReutersBy Aaron Pressman BOSTON, May 5 (Reuters) - Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on Sunday, asking the U.S. Congress to act more courageously on the issue of gun control. "We all have...
A number of commenters on the online version of our April 28 Op-Ed, "A better way to track a bomber," argue against the use of taggants to trace explosives because the suspects in the Boston bombings, the Tsarnaev brothers, were identified through...
Tags: Safeway Inc., Emergency Incidents, Explosions, FBI
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of a bipartisan Senate effort to subject more firearms buyers to background checks remains uncertain as seven Republicans amenable to a gun control debate are still likely to resist such an expansion. On an initial...
The sordid results of Senate voting on April 17 reflect clearly the loss of common sense and the courage to stand up to the political clout of the National Rifle Association. When the vote count became public, two thoughts came to mind. First was the word...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lobbying for gun control in the United States often means proving how much you like firearms. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose state recently passed some of the strictest gun control measures in the country, often reminds people...
The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash.Although the Washington Legislature will continue with a special session, one fact already is known about this year's efforts: 2013 will be remembered as the year our lawmakers did nothing in response to gun violence. But we doubt the wave of public...
The NRA has won the battle but lost the war. The best thing that happened to gun control is its defeat in Congress. Today's losers (Obama, Democrats, the 90 percent of Americans who support sane legislation) will be tomorrow's winners. Today's winners...
The Hartford CourantOne of the phrases repeated often by advocates of stricter gun laws since the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre has been: "If not now, when?" That rhetorical question became a literal one Wednesday when a federal gun-control bill crashed and burned in the...
Tags: Michael Bloomberg, Paul Ryan, White House, Voting, Lobbying
The Hartford CourantAngered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...
HELENA, Mont. — Stephen Watt is no stranger to gun violence. In 1982, as a 26-year-old Wyoming state trooper, he stopped a fleeing bank robber who pumped five bullets into Watt before leaving him for dead on an empty stretch of highway. Watt...
WASHINGTON - Terrorism is speech -- speech that gathers its audience by killing innocents as theatrically as possible. The 19th-century anarchist Paul Brousse called it "propaganda by deed." Accordingly, the Boston Marathon attack, the first successful...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama declared it a “shameful day for Washington” on Wednesday after the Senate defeated an effort to expand background checks for people trying to purchase guns. Standing in the White House's Rose Garden with...
Tags: Barack Obama, White House, Lobbying, Gun Control, U.S. Senate
May 5, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 2, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 15, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Apr 26, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Apr 8, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Apr 28, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Apr 20, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Apr 17, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Apr 21, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 21, 2013 |Column| South Bend Tribune
Apr 17, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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