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  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposes strict limits on gun sales

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed a slate of tough gun control measures that would subject gun shops to strict monitoring, including video surveillance of all purchases, in an effort to stem violence in a city beset with an unusually high number...
  • Make A Stand Against Continuing Carnage

    Many hoped, and some even predicted, that the horror of the Newtown massacre of Dec. 14, 2012 — 18 months ago tomorrow — would spur a national effort to keep guns out of the wrong hands. That hope remains unrequited: The carnage continues....
  • Readers write on America's gun obsession

    Readers write on America's gun obsession
    More than 100 emails poured in after my column, "Does America love its guns more than its kids?" Here's what you had to say: Dear Beth, As for your question, "Does America love its guns more than its kids?" No, Ms. Kassab. I love the security that...
  • New gun control bills introduced in response to Isla Vista massacre

    New gun control bills introduced in response to Isla Vista massacre
    Law enforcement officers investigating allegations that a person may be a danger to himself or others would be required to first check a state database to determine whether the person owns firearms under legislation introduced Wednesday in response to the...
  • Isla Vista shootings: Victim's father lashes out at politicians, NRA

    Isla Vista shootings: Victim's father lashes out at politicians, NRA
    The father of a 20-year-old UC Santa Barbara student who was one of six killed people by a gunman in Isla Vista blamed lawmakers and gun rights proponents for the deadly rampage. In a tearful speech Saturday outside Santa Barbara County sheriff's...
  • Bondi will lose this battle

    I must disagree with Attorney General Pam Bondi's assessment that "Florida's important policy determinations should be left to Florida's citizens." Had the U.S. Supreme Court allowed this thinking, certain Southern states would still have bans on...
  • Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race

    Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race
    If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
  • Hogan for governor [Editorial]

    Hogan for governor  [Editorial]
    Republican primary voters are blessed with the deepest field of candidates they've had for governor in a generation — four men who each bring compelling stories to their quests to replace Gov. Martin O'Malley. David Craig is the teacher turned...
  • The anti-gun strategy

    Gun control advocates employed the time-tested strategy of "never let a good crisis go to waste" after the recent Isla Vista, Calif., shooting-stabbing. Once again, the alleged shooter-stabber was taking psychiatric drugs. When will lawmakers investigate...
  • Friday: Is public pressure the only way to get gun control?

    Friday: Is public pressure the only way to get gun control?
      There have been too many mass shootings to count lately. And that’s the really sad part — we are losing count. Santa Barbara. Las Vegas. Seattle. Oregon. They all run together. We get numb to the news. We almost forget there are human...
  • Review: 'The Second Amendment' by Michael Waldman

    Review: 'The Second Amendment' by Michael Waldman
    In the 1980s, New York senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said that everyone is entitled to his own opinions but not to his own facts. More recently, philosopher-comic Stephen Colbert rejected such a confining, narrow view: "Who's Britannica to tell...