| Aug 3, 2014
Gun control advocates are learning the downside of getting their way. Recently, a federal judge struck down the District of Columbia's ban on the carrying of concealed handguns. Anti-gun forces have been losing in legislatures for a long time. Now they...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Palm Beach County this week won a key round in its legal fight aimed at reinstating local gun control laws across the state.
A judge on Monday sided with the county by finding it unconstitutional for the governor to remove a county official from...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
With the other world news taking precedence, the death of James Brady didn’t get quite the play it should have this week.
Because James Brady was a true American hero in the most basic of ways. He saved lives.
Brady, injured in the...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:49 PM
It is inconceivable to me that an individual like Dale Sprusansky can be so blind as to not realize there is no inconsistency in U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch's view on gun control. The difference between carrying a gun in Israel and one here is simply survival....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:38 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A shadowy political group called "Progressive Choice PAC" is airing a racially tinged ad on black radio stations in Orlando accusing former Gov. Charlie Crist of siding with the gun lobby and imposing sentencing and drug policies that...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:45 AM
This scheme in Broward County to circumvent state law by persuading gun sellers to “voluntarily” impose sales and marketing safeguards has non-starter written all over it.
First, vendors won’t want to identify “straw buyers&...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Thank you, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Now, due to your two-to-one ruling, there are two things to which Florida doctors have no right under the First Amendment: to shout “Fire” in a crowded theater, and to ask any questions to a patient...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Suicide and Older Adults
Suicide rates have become noticeably higher in both middle age and older adult populations in the last few years. According to the National Institutes of Health “white males age 85 and older consistently have had the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
A Texas actress was sentenced to 18 years in a federal prison on Wednesday for mailing the toxic agent ricin in letters to President Barack Obama, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control advocate.
Shannon Guess Richardson whose career...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:13 AM
There’s a field of study called “Political Science,” but I’ve always thought of politics as more of an art form. The rules it follows aren’t strict and immutable, like those of Euclidian Geometry. Rather, they’re...
| Jun 16, 2014
The goal of the Los Angeles Times is to publish news and information of the highest quality. This requires The Times, across its entire portfolio of editorial products, to be, above all else, a principled news organization....