| May 22, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Suicide and Older Adults
Suicide rates have become noticeably higher in both middle age and older adult populations in the last few years. According to the National Institutes of Health “white males age 85 and older consistently have had the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
A Texas actress was sentenced to 18 years in a federal prison on Wednesday for mailing the toxic agent ricin in letters to President Barack Obama, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control advocate.
Shannon Guess Richardson whose career...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:38 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A shadowy political group called "Progressive Choice PAC" is airing a racially tinged ad on black radio stations in Orlando accusing former Gov. Charlie Crist of siding with the gun lobby and imposing sentencing and drug policies that...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Original post | 12:45 p.m.
Updated | 1:58 p.m.
Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich of Weston called Tuesday for changes in Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law.
“The sad reality is that laws...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:58 AM
A gun is like no other object on earth. There’s the chill of its metal, which warms upon embracing. There are its sensuous curves; the smooth edges you can run your fingers along; the roughness of the butt’s checkering against your palm....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:29 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court decided Thursday that a San Diego restriction on carrying concealed guns in public for self defense infringes on citizens' 2nd Amendment rights.
In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Care to set up your own shooting range in the backyard?
Go right ahead, state law says.
That has local leaders in an uproar, with Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan leading the charge.
On Tuesday, the Sunrise commission approved a resolution urging the state...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:49 PM
It is inconceivable to me that an individual like Dale Sprusansky can be so blind as to not realize there is no inconsistency in U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch's view on gun control. The difference between carrying a gun in Israel and one here is simply survival....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan wanted to know whether he and his fellow commissioners can ban backyard gun ranges in their city without running afoul of state law.
The answer came this week in a two-page letter that refers to previous Attorney General opinions...
| 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...
| 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...