| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:26 AM
“The only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”
Thank you, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre. Now the only thing we have to do is remind the bad guys that they need to give fair warning to the good guys before the do...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:08 AM
Not only the American people, but also the rank and file of the NRA are being done a disservice by the absolutist position of the organization’s executive VP, Wayne LaPierre. His testimony in Congress was a shining example of paranoia on parade....
| May 3, 2013
| 11:39 AM
It was Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania who indicated that there was another, less savory Senate motive for defeating universal background checks for gun purchases last week.
All this time, many of us had assumed that the dogged preservation of the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:37 PM
So, the government gives with one hand and takes away with the other. Our legislature crafts a perfectly good gun law, the toughest in the nation they say, and a Connecticut bureaucratic board nullifies much of it by making it so much easier for anyone to...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy chaired a Judiciary Committee hearing today where he questioned Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association about expanding background checks to cover private sales, which produced an interesting exchange. (The answer is...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting...
| Feb 1, 2013
Still reeling from the Republican defeat in the 2012 presidential election, House Speaker John Boehner warned in a Ripon Society speech the other day that the re-elected Obama administration is now out to kill off their party.
The embattled speaker...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:25 PM
As someone in favor of strong gun-safety regulations, surprisingly I find myself in total agreement with Wayne LaPierre of the NRA. I agree with him that the manufacture, sale and possession of assault-type weapons with large ammunition clips should not...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Much of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address this week was a fairly ho-hum affair, with the usual laundry list of programs and goals (most so familiar that it could have been a recycled campaign speech from 2012, or maybe 2008) and the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Your recent article about the difficulty college students have at campus mental health centers should be mailed to Wayne LaPierre, head of the National Rifle Association ("Students struggle for mental health services," March 8).
Mr. LaPierre contends...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Under the law of products liability, every industry that sells consumer products is fully responsible to make those products free from design or manufacturing defects, and we are all safer because of that. Every industry except one. Ironically that...