| Dec 27, 2012
Regarding your report on National Rifle Association Vice President Wayne LaPierre's combative response to criticism of his organization, I wondered whether your reporter watched the same speech I did ("Let's not let the NRA's LaPierre misdirect us with...
| Feb 27, 2013
Now that they're facing Washington's first serious push for new gun violence prevention laws since the Columbine massacre, gun lobbyists are grasping at straws — as in "straw" purchases.
That's the slang for someone who legally buys a firearm from...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:27 AM
And so the National Rifle Association is going to sponsor a NASCAR race in Texas.
With all due respect and consideration for the families involved in the tragedy at Sandy Hook, this isn’t exactly a news flash.
This is NASCAR’s fan base, in...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:52 AM
(AP) — Congress' latest crack at a new assault weapons ban would protect more than 2,200 specific firearms, including a semi-automatic rifle that is nearly identical to one of the guns used in the bloodiest shootout in FBI history.
One model of...
| Feb 9, 2013
The GOP agonistes. It's a Greek word portraying someone's agonizing journey to find themselves.
Last week Rush Limbaugh said — I paraphrase — this country is conservative. More people in the United States espouse conservative...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:19 PM
SACRAMENTO — Here's an idea for a new gun control law: How about immediately seizing the personal arsenal of a fired cop?
Dishonorably discharged soldiers, after all, aren't allowed to own firearms. Why should dishonored cops?
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:58 AM
We've all heard the saw about California being hostile to industry. Here's an industry that indisputably has grounds for complaint: the gun industry.
Finally, the Legislature is getting something right.
According to many experts, California's firearms...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who's leading the push to restore an assault weapon ban, acknowledged on Sunday that the effort faces tough odds to pass Congress and she blamed the nation's largest gun-rights group.
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:27 PM
So the nuts are falling from the left and from the right, and this strange winter of discontent on the issue of gun control has led to the cancellation of North America's largest consumer-oriented outdoors show: not gun show, mind you, but outdoors show....
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
A new Roanoke College poll sheds light on how people in Virginia feel about guns.
Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson conducted the poll. he's no stranger to polling, but says it's been a while since he's asked about guns, and despite recent events,...