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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...
  • Moms reflect on effects of gun control march

    Moms reflect on effects of gun control march
    In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
  • Justice and absurdity tangled in Fla. gun laws: Editorial

    Justice and absurdity tangled in Fla. gun laws: Editorial
    Oh, what a tangled web lawmakers weave when first the state practices to aggrieve. In this case, it applies to lawmakers distressing Floridians who prefer rational self-defense and firearms policies. A recent reminder came this month in the Marissa...
  • Maynard Evans, take hikes, and immigration: Letters

    Who was Maynard Evans? Maynard Evans was my great uncle. I deeply regret his good name now being unfairly besmirched. Let me tell you more about him. He was born in 1891 on Parramore Street in what is now downtown Orlando. His father died when he...
  • First 'Assault Weapons,' Then All Guns

    A letter writer highlights an issue separating the sides in the gun control debate when he contrasts rifles¯ with assault weapons [July 29, "Writer Made Good Gun Sense"]. "Assault weapons" are rifles given a dark name to describe an intended purpose,...
  • Just Another Anonymous Fanatic

    I just received and read a four-page letter from "AN ANONYMOUS INFORMED CITIZEN" (his/her caps, not mine) spraying a litany of "facts" why gun control will not work. I'm sure this is in regard to a recent letter to the editor I had written, where I said...
  • A Different Election Message On Guns

    I read article on gun owners whose "Aim Is To Send An Election Message" this fall with a bad taste in my mouth [July 28, Page 1]. There is a group of people out there who love to keep bragging how they are simply "responsible gun owners" who wish to...
  • It's Not All About The Guns

    Second Amendment activists are now trying to hold a gun to the heads of candidates for governor to get what they want [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]. It doesn't matter whether a candidate is qualified -- all they're interested...
  • Need More And Bigger Guns?

    Great news that a few brave souls are demanding repeal of Senate Bill 1160, Connecticut's gun control legislation passed in the wake of the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]....
  • In Florida governor's race, Democrat woos crucial black vote

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - As the leading Democratic candidate for Florida governor, Charlie Crist would be expected to draw overwhelming support from the state's more than 1.6 million registered black voters. But rallying them is proving a challenge for...
  • Concealed carry shooting reignites debate

    Concealed carry shooting reignites debate
    An 86-year-old man who attempted to help police foil an armed robbery at a Crestwood phone store by firing at the fleeing suspect may not have broken the law, but firearms trainers say he ignored a basic rule of carrying a gun in public: Don't try to be a...