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Gun Control

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  • 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...
  • Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides

    Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides
    Should Baltimore's school police officers be allowed to carry guns in schools? The issue brought several passionate groups together at a public hearing at city school headquarters Tuesday night. But in debating how far the district should go to...
  • 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,...
  • Take a gun to the mall

    Take a gun to the mall
    Over the weekend Somali terrorists threatened to attack the Mall of America in Minnesota. They called for a massacre similar to the 2013 Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed and injured scores of people. With the large Somali...
  • Legislators should support common-sense gun laws

    I am appalled by the rapid assault on municipalities by outside gun groups in the aftermath of Act 192, forcing them to repeal local gun ordinances. This legislation unfairly threatens our communities with paying the entire bill for legal expenses...
  • Justice Department won't seek criminal charges against George Zimmerman

    Justice Department won't seek criminal charges against George Zimmerman
    The Justice Department says George Zimmerman will not face federal civil rights charges in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. The department announced its decision Tuesday, saying that there was not enough evidence to bring federal civil...
  • Residents in Czech town honor 8 killed in restaurant shooting

    Residents in Czech town honor 8 killed in restaurant shooting
    Hundreds of residents of a small town in southeastern Czech Republic gathered Wednesday to honor the victims of the worst shooting attack in the country's history. Braving rain, they lit candles in front of the Druzba, or "Friendship," restaurant in...
  • Arming college students is a bad idea: Their Take

    Arming college students is a bad idea: Their Take
    An al-arming idea Backed by the National Rifle Association, state legislators across the country have been pushing laws to let students carry concealed weapons on college campuses. What's the lame excuse? Gun-toting young women would be armed to...
  • Question Ted Cruz should ask: Can a foreign-born American be president?

    Question Ted Cruz should ask: Can a foreign-born American be president?
    Sen. Ted Cruz is getting close to announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. The Texan is spending almost as much time in Iowa and New Hampshire as he does on Fox News; he's hired a staff and collected a long list of fiercely...
  • 9 dead including gunman in Czech restaurant shooting

    9 dead including gunman in Czech restaurant shooting
    A gunman opened fire at a restaurant in eastern Czech Republic, killing eight people and wounding one before he fatally shot himself, officials said. It was the worst shooting attack in the country's history. The gunman was a local man around age 60,...
  • The silent majority strikes again

    Suppose you are a voter who is progressive on most social issues, fiscally conservative and middle-of-the-road on foreign policy, neither hawk nor dove. In an election you are presented with a choice between one candidate who is conservative on all...