| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:25 PM
A story recently ran that in Great Britain, news outlets had to reassure readers and viewers that their news coverage of NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s response to the Newtown shooting tragedy was not a spoof.
That we here in...
| 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...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 6:59 AM
After a tragedy like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., the injection of anything short of seriousness into the subsequent public discourse about guns is touchy. But the National Rifle Association blasted numerous rounds into...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 12:45 PM
I read Rachel Marsden's commentary ("In NRA-land, we are still crack shots and cold killers," Jan. 1) with interest. I wholeheartedly agree with Ms. Marsden and offer the following:
Wayne LaPierre and the National Rifle Association's solution to have...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"Everybody got a pistol. This must really please the NRA" -- from "Gun" by Gil Scott-Heron
So maybe the NRA is about to get its wish.
Here we are, a little over three weeks after the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., a little over...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The National Rifle Association lost favor with voters after its pre-Christmas press conference addressing the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Polling center.
A poll conducted before the press...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Whether it's the indelible horror of the massacre at Newtown, Conn., or the tone-deaf response of the National Rifle Association and its allies who have shown themselves so hysterical and paranoid on the subject of gun rights, the public's hunger for...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Vice President Joe Biden invited the National Rifle Association to the White House the other day to join in the Obama administration's post-Newtown talks on ways to counter gun violence, it was like letting the fox into the chicken coop.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:06 AM
This war against the gun culture reminds me of the Watergate scandal. On any given day, if it was a slow news day, I could draw a cartoon about Nixon and his lying, cheating and obstructing justice. Now, on any given day, if I don't feel perfectly...