RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Personal Weapon Control

A collection of news and information related to Personal Weapon Control published by this site and its partners.

Top Personal Weapon Control Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • Letters: The fur flies in West Hollywood

    Re "Shops feel clipped by WeHo fur sales ban," Sept. 21 Your front-page article on the terrible inconveniences suffered by West Hollywood retailers as a result of the city's new ban on fur apparel sales rekindled nostalgia for other bygone freedoms. We'...
  • Frosh joins attorney general race

    Frosh joins attorney general race
    State Sen. Brian E. Frosh, a veteran Montgomery County Democrat known for his work on gun laws and the environment, announced his candidacy for attorney general Tuesday, saying he wants to be "the people's lawyer." "In a world where powerful special...
  • Anti-gun group study: In states with 'stand your ground' laws, justifiable homicide rates soar

    Anti-gun group study: In states with 'stand your ground' laws, justifiable homicide rates soar
    A new study by a coalition of gun-control groups, including Mayors Against Illegal Guns, found that in states that have implemented "stand your ground" laws, the number of justifiable homicides has skyrocketed. The rate is up 53 percent in 22 states,...
  • Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue

    Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue
    WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people. Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard shows that goal remains elusive. The...
  • Sandy Hook 911 debate pits privacy against public's right to know

    Sandy Hook 911 debate pits privacy against public's right to know
    The same day the FBI released video showing Aaron Alexis hunting down people in the halls of the Washington Navy Yard, Connecticut law enforcement officials were defending their refusal to make public 911 recordings from December’s Sandy Hook...
  • Brown vetoes gun-control bills

    Brown vetoes gun-control bills
    SACRAMENTO — Declaring that California already has some of the nation's toughest gun laws, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday vetoed bills that would have further limited gun ownership and the sale of semiautomatic rifles. The Democratic governor, a gun...
  • 'Handsome' felon faces federal gun charge in new indictment

    A Stockton man whose police mugshot went viral and earned him the nickname "handsome felon" faces a federal gun possession charge, according a new indictment. Jeremy Meeks, 30, was charged Thursday with being a felon in possession of a semi-automatic...
  • Letters: Re-use your foil

    Re "How a family's path veered," Sept. 22 The article points out that Janet Barker, who supports her ex-husband, daughter, son-in-law and grandson, "was better off than her parents, who refolded aluminum foil to use again." What's wrong with refolding...
  • Letters: Why gun laws matter

    Letters: Why gun laws matter
    Re "Police warned Navy about shooter," Sept. 19 As journalists dissect the mental health of the individual responsible for the Washington Navy Yard shooting, I want to challenge us to stop focusing exclusively on blaming individuals. Trying to assign...
  • Letters: An argument for more gun control

    Re "Gun laws for mentally ill not so easy," Sept. 22 The instant background check on Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis is no replacement for an in-depth universal background check. If the media were able so quickly to uncover information about Alexis'...
  • Letters: Gunfire at school

    Letters: Gunfire at school
    Re “Shock and tears in N.M.,” Jan. 15 Regarding the article by Times staff writer John Glionna about the school shooting in New Mexico, there was one part that really captured the entire story for me: “Many children seemed in shock:...