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  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • 4 dead among at least 36 shot in Chicago in 36 hours

    4 dead among at least 36 shot in Chicago in 36 hours
    At least 36 people were shot in Chicago, four of them fatally, in as many hours over the weekend, with more than half of the shootings occurring over a half-day period stretching into early Sunday. Officers responded to at least 27 incidents, starting...
  • Fight hard to keep Second Amendment

    The April 6 editorial, "NRA keeps pulling strings of lawmakers," castigates those who work long and hard to bring about the intent and purpose of Amendment II to the U.S. Constitution — the right of the people to keep and bear arms. I wonder if the...
  • State officials drop proposed medical pot gun ban

    State officials drop proposed medical pot gun ban
    In response to a chorus of calls for cheaper access to medical marijuana, state regulators have proposed lowering the annual registration cost for patients to $100 from $150. The proposed new rules would also eliminate an earlier provision banning...
  • How Bloomberg plans to use the NRA's tactics in the gun control fight

    How Bloomberg plans to use the NRA's tactics in the gun control fight
    Aside from the cowardice of some lawmakers, a major obstacle to passing federal firearms legislation is that sparsely populated, gun-friendly states have the same representation in the Senate as populous, more gun-safety-minded ones. That amplifies the...
  • After Nevada ranch stand-off, emboldened militias ask: where next?

    (Reuters) - Flat on his belly in a sniper position, wearing a baseball cap and a flak jacket, a protester aimed his semi-automatic rifle from the edge of an overpass and waited as a crowd below stood its ground against U.S. federal agents in the Nevada...
  • The NRA's challenger [Editorial]

    This week, Michael R. Bloomberg announced he would be writing a check to support a grass-roots get-out-the-vote effort to counteract the National Rifle Association. This is hardly a shock as Mr. Bloomberg has supported the fight against gun violence...
  • Atty. Gen. Holder decries hate-inspired violence in Kansas

    WASHINGTON — Hate crimes are an affront to the nation, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Thursday at a memorial service for the three victims of the shootings outside two Jewish centers near Kansas City, Mo. Holder, playing a role often filled by...
  • Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to spend $50 million in anti-gun drive targeting NRA

    WASHINGTON — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on Wednesday with a plan to spend $50 million on a grassroots network to organize voters on gun control. The initiative's political target is the...
  • Knives vs. Guns Doesn't Add Up

    The April 12 editorial "Too-Familiar Tragedy" is reflective of the majority opinion regarding gun control. Last week I heard Jim Vicevich of WTIC radio refer to the Murrysville tragedy. He used this tragedy to chastise and mock those who support...
  • Too many questions left as 'Chicagoland' winds down

    Too many questions left as 'Chicagoland' winds down
    A headline in Monday's paper: "32 hurt, 4 killed in 36 hours." There is great, untold sorrow behind those numbers, 32-4-36, but we have become almost desensitized to much of the gun violence we read about in newspapers and see on television. We see...