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  • 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....
  • A Different Election Message On Guns

    I read article on gun owners whose "Aim Is To Send An Election Message" this fall with a bad taste in my mouth [July 28, Page 1]. There is a group of people out there who love to keep bragging how they are simply "responsible gun owners" who wish to...
  • Just Another Anonymous Fanatic

    I just received and read a four-page letter from "AN ANONYMOUS INFORMED CITIZEN" (his/her caps, not mine) spraying a litany of "facts" why gun control will not work. I'm sure this is in regard to a recent letter to the editor I had written, where I said...
  • Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott
    The topics this weekend for local public-affairs programs range from  Charlie Crist and conservation to tourism and gay marriage. Mike Holfeld talks to former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Crist, now a...
  • Justice and absurdity tangled in Fla. gun laws: Editorial

    Justice and absurdity tangled in Fla. gun laws: Editorial
    Oh, what a tangled web lawmakers weave when first the state practices to aggrieve. In this case, it applies to lawmakers distressing Floridians who prefer rational self-defense and firearms policies. A recent reminder came this month in the Marissa...
  • Maynard Evans, take hikes, and immigration: Letters

    Who was Maynard Evans? Maynard Evans was my great uncle. I deeply regret his good name now being unfairly besmirched. Let me tell you more about him. He was born in 1891 on Parramore Street in what is now downtown Orlando. His father died when he...
  • 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 rifles¯ with assault weapons [July 29, "Writer Made Good Gun Sense"]. "Assault weapons" are rifles given a dark name to describe an intended purpose,...
  • Moms reflect on effects of gun control march

    Moms reflect on effects of gun control march
    In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
  • 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...