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  • Are abortion rights equal to gun rights? Yes, says a federal judge

    Last week, a federal court judge in Alabama produced a ruling that should bring joy to anyone alarmed by how Republican legislatures have been trying to regulate abortion clinics out of existence. They know they can't make abortion illegal, so they have...
  • Build on the Brady law [Letter]

    Build on the Brady law [Letter]
    Former presidential press secretary James Brady responded to personal tragedy by becoming a tenacious advocate for common-sense gun laws aimed at preventing dangerous people from having easy access to guns ("Victim became symbol of fight for gun control,"...
  • Emanuel hounded by crime issue

    Emanuel hounded by crime issue
    Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
  • Judge's decision on Md. assault weapons ban makes no one safer [Letter]

    Judge's decision on Md. assault weapons ban makes no one safer [Letter]
    U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake's decision upholding Maryland's assault weapons ban isn't a victory for anyone ("A victory for public safety," Aug. 14). Explain this to me, why aren't all law enforcement personnel included in this law? I mean if a...
  • James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting

    James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting
    A Virginia medical examiner has ruled the death of James Brady, the former press secretary critically wounded in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan a homicide, according to a police spokesperson. Brady was shot in the head by John...
  • James Brady's death ruled a homicide 33 years after he was shot

    The death of James Brady has been ruled a homicide after a Virginia medical examiner's office determined the gunshot wound he suffered in 1981 led to his death earlier this week, police officials told the Los Angeles Times. Gwendolyn Crump, chief...
  • James Brady, former White House press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, a former U.S. presidential press secretary who became a leading gun control crusader after he was critically wounded in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died, a family spokeswoman said on Monday. He was 73. The attack...
  • No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns

    No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns
    TIJUANA -- Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine who has been charged with violating Mexican gun laws, arrived at a federal courthouse here Monday morning in a dramatic, and slightly ironic, motorcade of armored vehicles, blaring sirens and black-clad men...
  • When fate points a finger: The Jim Brady story

    Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it. James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...
  • Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary

     Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary
    The middle of August is usually the time when vacationers think about heading to Block Island, Nantucket or a nearby beach. Politics is not ordinarily the top issue on their minds. But both Republican and Democratic candidates are scrambling in the...
  • James Brady and the case for gun safety laws

    James Brady and the case for gun safety laws
    Jim Brady spent more than 30 years in a wheelchair, but he was one of the tallest men in Washington. The press secretary to Ronald Reagan was gravely wounded in the gunfire that also struck the president as he was leaving a Beltway hotel only a couple...