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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website...
  • Restrictions On Large-Capacity Magazines Do Matter

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came to Greenwich on July 21 to raise money for his Republican cohort, Tom Foley, the endorsed pro-gun Republican gubernatorial candidate [July 22, Page 1, "Jersey Rock Star Visits"]. Foley, no friend of common-sense gun...
  • Just Another Anonymous Fanatic

    I just received and read a four-page letter from "AN ANONYMOUS INFORMED CITIZEN" (his/her caps, not mine) spraying a litany of "facts" why gun control will not work. I'm sure this is in regard to a recent letter to the editor I had written, where I said...
  • The NRA's Handy Voting Guide

    Just recently I was combing through my morning Courant and I noticed the NRA is giving grades to politicians who are in favor of less gun laws (B-minus or higher) and those who favor tougher gun laws ( Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got an F). This got me...
  • A Different Election Message On Guns

    I read article on gun owners whose "Aim Is To Send An Election Message" this fall with a bad taste in my mouth [July 28, Page 1]. There is a group of people out there who love to keep bragging how they are simply "responsible gun owners" who wish to...
  • Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott
    The topics this weekend for local public-affairs programs range from  Charlie Crist and conservation to tourism and gay marriage. Mike Holfeld talks to former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Crist, now a...
  • California state lawmaker pleads not guilty to racketeering charges

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California State Senator Leland Yee pleaded not guilty to racketeering charges on Thursday after federal investigators expanded existing conspiracy charges against the Democratic lawmaker last week.  Yee, who made the plea...
  • Moms reflect on effects of gun control march

    Moms reflect on effects of gun control march
    In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
  • Justice and absurdity tangled in Fla. gun laws: Editorial

    Justice and absurdity tangled in Fla. gun laws: Editorial
    Oh, what a tangled web lawmakers weave when first the state practices to aggrieve. In this case, it applies to lawmakers distressing Floridians who prefer rational self-defense and firearms policies. A recent reminder came this month in the Marissa...
  • Maynard Evans, take hikes, and immigration: Letters

    Who was Maynard Evans? Maynard Evans was my great uncle. I deeply regret his good name now being unfairly besmirched. Let me tell you more about him. He was born in 1891 on Parramore Street in what is now downtown Orlando. His father died when he...
  • First 'Assault Weapons,' Then All Guns

    A letter writer highlights an issue separating the sides in the gun control debate when he contrasts rifles with assault weapons [July 29, "Writer Made Good Gun Sense"]. "Assault weapons" are rifles given a dark name to describe an intended purpose,...