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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...
  • Obama slacking on gun control

    Has President Barack Obama given up on the most perplexing issue currently facing our nation? I am referring to domestic violence. Every time we turn around, there's another story of a deadly shooting in the news. It's impossible to keep guns out of the...
  • At Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colo., servers carry pistols as they work

    Chris Christensen, a rough-hewn cowboy beneath a big brown hat, finished up his M-16 burrito and took a slug of coffee. Waitresses glided past, balancing trays of bacon and eggs on their shoulders while sleek black pistols bounced on their hips. "It's...
  • A theme park that glorifies guns? I'll pass

    Oh, wowee, I've found the perfect attraction to visit during our next vacation -- and only a three-hour car ride away, too. I'm always looking for places that promise to hold the attention of a family that argues over which restaurant to go to for dinner....
  • Lt. Gov Patrick says Texas' open carry bill running short of votes in state Senate

    FORT WORTH, Texas The hotly contested push to allow Texans to openly carry handguns statewide was dealt a serious blow Tuesday, when Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said he doesn't believe there's enough support to make it law. But Patrick does think that a plan to...
  • With confusion, Senate kills McAuliffe gun bills

    State senators killed off nearly all of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's gun control package Monday, downing 10 bills in a Republican-controlled committee. It seemed for a while, though, that they had advanced a major Democratic priority: Stripping people of...
  • Can America fix its politics five years after Citizens United?

    Can America fix its politics five years after Citizens United?
    To the editor: I appreciate Michael Hiltzik's column about the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision. ("Five years after Citizens United ruling, big money reigns," Jan. 24) As a retired history professor, I used to enjoy debating with my...
  • Oregon is now focus of campaign to expand background checks to include private gun sales

    Fresh off a victory in Washington state, a leading gun control group backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is hoping to make Oregon its next prize in a campaign to require gun sales to go through universal background checks. Everytown for Gun Safety...
  • GOP's moderate women prevent an abortion disaster

    GOP's moderate women prevent an abortion disaster
    To the editor: What sweet irony. The GOP, in an attempt to alter the perception that it's waging a war on women, has symbolically included more women in its ranks. Who knew that these new House members would traitorously revolt and demonstrate respect for...
  • Five years after Citizens United ruling, big money reigns

    Five years after Citizens United ruling, big money reigns
    If you're wondering why issues favored by a majority of Americans such as raising the minimum wage, gun control and net neutrality get scarcely any attention in the halls of Congress, the Citizens United case is the reason. The Supreme Court's 2010...
  • A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings

    A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings
    One year ago, all that 2-year-old Elijah Benlolo Summers knew was that his mommy didn't come home from work. Brianna Benlolo — as her frantic family would learn on that shattering Saturday — had been shot and killed that morning along with...