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Personal Weapon Control

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  • Jewish group calls for resignation of gun lobbyist

    SEATTLE The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle has scheduled a news conference for Tuesday morning calling for the resignation of a gun lobbyist who reportedly made remarks linking gun control to the Holocaust. The remarks surfaced Monday on the...
  • Five things for Tuesday, July 29

    Five things for Tuesday, July 29
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. 1. Let's start with weather. The National Hurricane Center reports that the tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic organized some last night and could grow into a tropical depression or storm today or...
  • No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen

    No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen
    A 16-year-old Gage Park High school student was sitting next to his bedroom window watching TV when a 15-year-old opened fire from the street outside, striking him in the neck and killing him, prosecutors said today. Rasaan Price, who recently...
  • Enforce existing gun laws

    The cycle of of gun violence in Chicago continues to accelerate and is claiming more and more young innocent victims. Reading about these incidents in the Tribune often includes updates on the apprehension of suspects in these shootings. Recently I've...
  • Gun safety, joyful noise, and Fair Districts: Letters

    Gun safety or control? Mary Sanchez on Sunday demonstrated the meaning of elasticity ("Put politics aside, treat gun safety as public-health issue"). You have to hand it to the liberal columnist: No fact will remain unstretched in her zest to enact gun-...
  • Need More And Bigger Guns?

    Great news that a few brave souls are demanding repeal of Senate Bill 1160, Connecticut's gun control legislation passed in the wake of the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]....
  • It's Not All About The Guns

    Second Amendment activists are now trying to hold a gun to the heads of candidates for governor to get what they want [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]. It doesn't matter whether a candidate is qualified -- all they're interested...
  • First 'Assault Weapons,' Then All Guns

    A letter writer highlights an issue separating the sides in the gun control debate when he contrasts riflesĀ with assault weapons [July 29, "Writer Made Good Gun Sense"]. "Assault weapons" are rifles given a dark name to describe an intended purpose,...
  • Jewish Federation calls for resignation of NRA lobbyist over alleged Holocaust remarks

    SEATTLE The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle has called for the resignation of a National Rifle Association lobbyist who reportedly linked gun control to the Holocaust. At a news conference Tuesday at the federation's Seattle headquarters,...
  • Concealed carry shooting reignites debate

    Concealed carry shooting reignites debate
    A man who attempted to help police foil an armed robbery at a Crestwood phone store by firing at the fleeing suspect may not have broken the law, but firearms trainers say he ignored a basic rule of carrying a gun in public: Don't try to be a hero....
  • Man fatally shot by off-duty officer in Bucktown identified

    Man fatally shot by off-duty officer in Bucktown identified
    Authorities have released the name of a 53-year-old man fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer in the Bucktown neighborhood, nearly two days after the incident happened. The man was identified as Steven Isby by the Cook County medical...