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  • July 10 Letters: Standing armies, Hobby Lobby

    No standing army Our U.S. Constitution defines what the federal government is authorized to do, including maintaining a navy. But, a federal standing army was not authorized. Why? Each state had its own militia. The Second Amendment states, "A well-...
  • Enforce gun laws and carry out penalties

    In Chicago qualified gun owners are denied permits, but apparently uncontrollable gang bangers with presumably unregistered arms are free to terrorize.  When will Chicago realize it’s not the guns, with restrictive laws on the books, that are...
  • Teen arrested in killing of New Jersey girl shot on her scooter

    (Reuters) - A teen was arrested in the killing of a 12-year-old girl who was riding on her scooter near a family gathering in Paterson, New Jersey, when she was struck by a stray bullet, officials said on Wednesday. Jhymiere Moore, 19, turned himself...
  • A celebration of Freedom. Interpretations may vary

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, July 4: When did the concept of "freedom" become conflated with "selfishness"? We started wondering about this back in April, when Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was burning through...
  • Gun control group sues Kansas governor over gun rights law

    OVERLAND PARK Kan. (Reuters) - A gun violence prevention group sued Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the state's attorney general on Wednesday, challenging a one-year-old state law on the grounds that it violates the U.S. Constitution by nullifying...
  • John Kass: Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades -- as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...
  • Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage
    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades — as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...
  • City violence resembles actual war zones

    Innocent people, including young children, with few options on where they can afford to live, are being slaughtered in Chicago on a daily basis for no reason. This level of violence ranks right up there with cities in actual war zones throughout the...
  • If firearms were not available, thugs would devise other means to murder

    When are we, as intelligent people, going to stop blaming inanimate metal for the wholesale slaughter occurring on the streets of Chicago?  It is not the weapon at fault but the psychopath pulling the trigger. If firearms were not available, thugs...
  • McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend

    McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend
    The outbreak of violence over the long Fourth of July weekend – the worst of the year so far -- once again drew unflattering national attention to Chicago’s crime woes as police Superintendent Garry McCarthy insisted the department had...
  • Behold, the drunk uncle-ization of America

    Behold, the drunk uncle-ization of America
    Got a busload of immigrant children? We'll scream at 'em. Got a problem with gun violence? We'll flaunt our assault rifles in the aisles of Target. Worried about the environment? Too bad, sucker, we're busy customizing our pickup trucks with...