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Gun Control

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  • U.S. top court rules against 'straw buyer' in gun case

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to gun control advocates on Monday by upholding the conviction of a former police officer from Virginia who lied when he stated he was buying a handgun for himself when it actually was for a...
  • Grayslake discusses gun shops

    Grayslake discusses gun shops
    Retail gun and ammunition shops will be allowed in certain parts of Grayslake if an amendment to the village's zoning ordinance passes at the next board meeting. The village's committee of the whole agreed on the amendment's provisions, which would allow...
  • Maryland Gov. O'Malley tests presidential waters in New Hampshire visit

    Maryland Gov. O'Malley tests presidential waters in New Hampshire visit
    Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley was in New Hampshire this weekend to rub shoulders with influential Democrats in the early-voting state as he begins to test the waters for a presidential run in 2016. The charismatic Democrat, who is considered a...
  • Related story: Gun violence at U.S. schools continues to grow sharply

    A fatal shooting in Oregon on Tuesday was the 31st firearms attack at a U.S. school since the start of the year, marking a sharp acceleration in the rash of violence that has occurred on campuses across the nation. The incidents range from the 20 people...
  • Gun Owners Are Wrong Target

    Regarding the editorial "The Carnage Continues" [June 13]: Drug dealers fight over turf, users steal to pay for their habit. Gang members fight over turf and insults. They kill other dealers, users, gang members and innocent bystanders. Angry people...
  • Gun control supporters march in Brooklyn

    Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence. Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
  • Standing up to the NRA

    To the editor: George Skelton notes (“More guns, but not safer,” Column, June 12) Gov. Jerry Brown's concern over the “inconvenience to gun owners” should they have to go through a background check to buy ammo. It is hard to...
  • Shocker: Are job postings really coming to an end?

    Dear Joyce: My 22-year-old nephew told me that job postings are biting the dust -- going dead as a dodo bird. How can that be true? How can people find jobs? -- A.T. Online shoe retailer Zappos has recently declared the end to job postings -- the...
  • Letter: Gun control focus is misguided

    Re: “A nation held hostage by gun nuts,” Ray Richmond’s Read On column, June 7. Increasingly, fewer things differentiate the United States from other countries in the world. Thanks to the NRA, personal ownership of firearms is still one...
  • Regulating sex on campus

    The Times is right to question legislative attempts to micromanage sex on campus, like California's SB 967, which would "tell young people what steps they must take in the privacy of their own dorm rooms" by requiring "affirmative consent." ("Sex and...
  • Make A Stand Against Continuing Carnage

    Many hoped, and some even predicted, that the horror of the Newtown massacre of Dec. 14, 2012 — 18 months ago tomorrow — would spur a national effort to keep guns out of the wrong hands. That hope remains unrequited: The carnage continues....