| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:11 AM
The idea of a weapon that can only be discharged by its owner makes so much sense that it’s hard to fathom why anyone would be against it.
Yet the NRA officially opposes it, with extreme prejudice. A gun shop in California that began selling...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Michael Bloomberg is one of those 1-percenters who gives his caste a good name. When he really believes in a cause, he ponies up real cash to back up his words.
Unlike the Koch brothers, Bloomberg’s efforts to influence public policy are not...
| 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&...
| 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 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....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:52 PM
What authority in his or her right mind would fail to take serious action in the case of a young man who claimed to have accidentally crossed an international border with three loaded guns and enough ammo to take out an entire town square? What...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:59 AM
There are only three sure things in life: Death, taxes, and that if you say anything negative about guns in any context anywhere, there will be hell to pay from those who are particularly passionate in their support.
You know what I'm talking about. And...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
A few days ago, the NRA inadvertently said something reasonable.
This, in response to a series of protests in Texas. It seems advocates of the right to carry firearms openly have taken to showing up en masse at public places -- coffee shops, museums,...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Del. Jon S. Cardin leads the Democratic field in the race for Maryland attorney general, but the contest remains far from settled because of a striking number of undecided voters and a well-funded challenger who is gaining ground, according to a new...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Two Las Vegas police officers, both fathers, sat down to lunch at a pizza restaurant on Sunday morning when Jerad Miller walked in, looked around and went back outside where his wife, Amanda, joined him and entered the eatery.
They walked past the two...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The details out of Las Vegas are chilling: Two extremists declaring a revolution gun down two police officers in cold blood, kill a third person at a nearby Wal-Mart, then kill themselves in an apparent suicide pact during a gun battle with other police...