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Gun Control

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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website...
  • Judge stays National Rifle Association suit in Pittsburgh

    A county judge has stayed the National Rifle Association's lawsuit challenging Pittsburgh's gun regulations until the Commonwealth Court rules on the constitutionality of a law passed during the Corbett administration that lets advocacy groups challenge...
  • US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

    The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
  • Gun law have increased our safety

    Gun law have increased our safety
    While Rhonda Swan has a right to her opinion, I certainly wish the one printed today was based on more factual input. Swan stated that Florida lawmakers have passed a series of gun laws in the last 10 years that have made the NRA happy but residents...
  • An encouraging slogan, not so upbeat family name for Libertarian's 10 district candidate

    He’s got an encouraging campaign slogan, given our ever more bitter partisan bickering: “Live and Let Live.” His family name, alas, is less upbeat. Carl R. Loser is the Libertarian Party candidate for the state Senate’s 10th...
  • LAPD skid row shooting: Once a weapon is grabbed, 'all bets are off'

    LAPD skid row shooting: Once a weapon is grabbed, 'all bets are off'
    An officer-involved shooting on Los Angeles' skid row has captured nationwide attention with cellphone video that shows the incident. Three officers opened fire on a man just before noon Sunday on San Pedro Street in downtown L.A.  As the L.A. Times...
  • Activists push bill to openly carry handguns in Texas

    Activists push bill to openly carry handguns in Texas
    When a group of activists pushing legislation that would allow them to openly carry firearms refused to leave the office of Democratic Rep. Alfonso “Poncho” Nevárez, the lawmaker had one thought: “Guess what? They're armed.” It is...
  • Home-Schooling Parents Bristle At Sandy Hook Policy Recommendations

    Home-Schooling Parents Bristle At Sandy Hook Policy Recommendations
    HARTFORD — Home-schooling parents are revolting against recommendations that children with disabilities being taught at home have a special education plan that would need the approval of the local school district. The proposal was included in a...
  • Newtown panel to finalize recommendations to Malloy

    The panel of experts reviewing the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown is officially wrapping up its work after two years. Members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission were scheduled to finalize their report to Gov. Dannel P....
  • Cowardly violence, Quran and wealth: Letters

    End cowardly violence The consistent, perduring violence in our Central Florida communities is alarming and depressing. We know that those on the front lines of law enforcement are doing all they can to prevent and respond to this culture of...
  • Illinois hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner

    Illinois hunters and outdoors enthusiasts see Gov. Bruce Rauner as a potential new ally in Springfield as they eye legislation this session that includes measures to ban the use of drones to track wildlife, allow silencers at gun ranges, expand coyote...