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  • Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott
    The topics this weekend for local public-affairs programs range fromĀ  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...
  • 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...
  • 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"]....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • What Have Connecticut Gun Owners Lost?

    As I read the article at the top of Monday's Courant about Second Amendment rights activists mobilizing to send a message, my poached egg sank to the pit of my stomach like the rock of Gibraltar [July 28, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]. I am so...
  • Off-duty cop fatally shoots burglary suspect after being wounded in arm

    Off-duty cop fatally shoots burglary suspect after being wounded in arm
    An off-duty Chicago police officer was shot in the arm shortly before fatally shooting a burglary suspect with whom he struggled near his home, Superintendent Garry McCarthy told reporters Monday. The 19-year veteran officer was on his way to his...