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  • New report on Newtown shooter: Parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

    New report on Newtown shooter: Parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities
    In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life. But Adam was angry and anxious, and he didn'...
  • 21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law
    Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in an amicus brief...
  • Washington school cancels class as community mourns shooting victims

    Washington school cancels class as community mourns shooting victims
    A Washington state high school where a student fatally shot two 14-year-old girls and wounded three more classmates before taking his own life canceled classes on Monday as the tight-knit community mourned the dead, local officials said. Freshman Jaylen...
  • True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us

    True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us
    Democrats may have won every statewide office, re-won every U.S. House seat, and kept majorities in both houses of the state legislature in the last election. But the Nov. 4 results were not the inevitable outcome of a powerhouse of a state Democratic...
  • Washington state shooting and gun safety at home

    Washington state shooting and gun safety at home
    To the editor: Your article about the school shooting in Seattle spoke to the uncertainty about what precipitated this tragedy. If the article had included a reference to the fact that it was not yet known how this child had access to a gun, this would...
  • Gun Control Opponents Vow Week Of Effort To Defeat Malloy

    Gun Control Opponents Vow Week Of Effort To Defeat Malloy
    HARTFORD — Connecticut has no provision in its Constitution to recall elected officials, but critics of gun control say their chance to oust Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other political opponents will come on Election Day. "Let us make Nov. 4, 2014...
  • Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU

    Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU
    Sadly, shootings are so frequent that the post-tragedy scripts by activists on both sides of the debate about guns have become predictable. Proving my point, one of Florida's most outspoken and extreme gun rights groups sent out a press release that...
  • Florida handling Ebola properly

      Florida is known for doing things to the extreme — and not always positively. When people around the country think about voting controversies, lax gun laws, government corruption and debate fiascoes, the word “Florida” quickly...
  • Florida handling Ebola crisis

    Florida handling Ebola crisis
    Florida is known for doing things to the extreme — and not always positively. When people around the country think about voting controversies, lax gun laws, government corruption and debate fiascoes, the word "Florida" quickly comes up. So...
  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • Maryland's gun law is working

    Maryland's gun law is working
    The gun lobby's lawsuit against Maryland's life-saving Firearm Safety Act described in Saturday's front page article does not challenge the constitutionality of the key provision of the act — requiring handgun purchasers to first obtain a...