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  • Enough slaughter

    I am running out of words. Some crackpot who couldn't get a date stabs and shoots his way across the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing six people and wounding 13 before apparently turning his gun on himself. This happened Friday...
  • UC Santa Barbara resumes classes after deadly Elliot Rodger rampage

    UC Santa Barbara resumes classes after deadly Elliot Rodger rampage
    Classes are scheduled to resume at UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday, a step toward normality for a community still grieving after Elliot Rodger's deadly rampage left six students dead and 13 others wounded. Thousands of students and community members...
  • You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.

    You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.
    In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...
  • Mel Reynolds back in Chicago, rips media for misreporting ordeal

     Mel Reynolds back in Chicago, rips media for misreporting ordeal
    After months in southern Africa, former Rep. Mel Reynolds has returned to Chicago with dramatic stories of espionage, Zimbabwe jails, pornography charges, human rights violations and malaria. And he blames the Chicago media for misreporting all of it....
  • Think before acting to prevent another Isla Vista

    Think before acting to prevent another Isla Vista
    Renée Binder calls for the enactment of a Gun Violence Restraining Order in California for people like the Isla Vista shooter, whose mother had alerted law enforcement that her son was facing a mental health crisis. ("California needs a Gun Violence...
  • Glendale City Council candidates asked about guns

    With roughly a week left before the City Council election, an anti-gun group in Glendale has received only one response to a survey it sent to candidates earlier this month asking whether they would pledge to oppose any proposed repeal of a gun-show ban...
  • Review: 'Cold in July' ★★★

    Only in Texas could the neo-noir of "Cold in July" be so believable. I say that as a fan of both the state and the style. This striking new entry in pulp fiction stars Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard and Don Johnson in a tangled tale of crime and...
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposes strict limits on gun sales

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposes strict limits on gun sales
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed a slate of tough gun control measures that would subject gun shops to strict monitoring, including video surveillance of all purchases, in an effort to stem violence in a city beset with an unusually high number...
  • Young artist offers new perspective on gun culture

     Young artist offers new perspective on gun culture
    While pundits again debate gun laws after the Isla Vista massacre, a small Laguna Beach gallery will open a show this weekend that approaches the firearm culture from a different perspective. Specifically, it's the perspective of an artist who is barely...
  • Video chat: Why the Isla Vista rampage led to talk of male privilege

    Terrible acts of violence often unleash discussions that go beyond the immediate crimes and motives. Often, there is passionate debate over gun rights and gun control. Or failures of mental health services and interventions.  The long manifesto/memoir...
  • Public Financing Race Consumes Candidates

    Connecticut's expensive public financing of election campaigns was intended to take the emphasis off money in politics. A candidate would raise a modest amount of money in small contributions of no more than $100 each and then dive into the honey pot of...