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  • The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting

    The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting
    We do not yet know exactly what led a young man to carry a semi-automatic pistol into the lobby of the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian advocacy organization, and to instigate a confrontation that left a security guard with a gunshot...
  • Gun sales spike in Colorado -- and King County -- after movie theater shooting

    Gun sales spike in Colorado -- and King County -- after movie theater shooting
    In the aftermath of last week's deadly Colorado movie theater shooting, background checks for those wanting to purchase guns in the state spiked more than 40%, authorities said Tuesday. Meanwhile, in King County, applications for concealed pistol...
  • Obama Pledges to Tackle Gun Violence After Colo. Shooting

    Obama Pledges to Tackle Gun Violence After Colo. Shooting
    NEW ORLEANS -- Days after the Colorado movie theater massacre, President Barack Obama on Wednesday forcefully spoke out against gun violence, making perhaps some of his strongest comments yet as president on the issue. While the president said he...
  • El tema que no nos atrevemos a discutir

    Como parte del proceso de duelo posterior a una tragedia, los estadounidenses siempre quieren hablar — y hablar, y hablar. Es una lástima que tendamos a distraernos y hablar de las cosas equivocadas. Sucedió nuevamente después del tiroteo en...
  • Jared Loughner pleads guilty

    Jared Loughner pleads guilty
    He may not look it, but Jared Lee Loughner is sane enough to stand trial. The ruling came out of Tucson ON Tuesday.  Afterwards, the shooter that killed six and wounded 13, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, changed his plea to guilty....
  • Gabrielle Giffords calls Santa Monica shooting 'eerily reminiscent'

    Gabrielle Giffords calls Santa Monica shooting 'eerily reminiscent'
    On the six-month anniversary of the school shooting that rocked Newtown, Conn., former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords – who was the victim of a shooting in 2011 – called last week’s Santa Monica rampage "eerily reminiscent.&...
  • A Deeper Divide: The Gun Control Debate After Newtown

    A Deeper Divide: The Gun Control Debate After Newtown
    Last fall, residents of Newtown were having a debate that could have taken place almost anywhere in America. It was an argument over guns. The issue was fairly simple: Should amateur shooting ranges be subject to inspection and approval by the police...
  • We deserve a vote

    We deserve a vote
    Much of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address this week was a fairly ho-hum affair, with the usual laundry list of programs and goals (most so familiar that it could have been a recycled campaign speech from 2012, or maybe 2008) and the...
  • A voice of reason on guns

    A voice of reason on guns
    Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson added a much-needed voice of reason to the national debate over gun control last week when he appeared before Congress to testify in favor of universal background checks for gun purchases and a ban on assault...
  • Mailbag: Passing on story of more kindness

    I was touched when I read the letter from Huntington Beach resident Carolyn Crockett regarding the kindness she has been shown in local venues around our town ("Thanks to you all for being there," Jan. 17). It inspired me to share my own similar...
  • Mailbag: Deaths should 'touch the conscience' of us all

    The insightful letter by Tom Peterson in today's Daily Pilot ("Mailbag: Costa Mesa homeless deserve dignity," Jan. 23) pricked my conscience and reminded me I should comment also. In my more than 23 years of association with homeless people in my work at...