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Gun Control

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  • Target 'respectfully requests' shoppers leave guns at home

    Target is not banning shoppers from carting firearms through its stores, as many news outlets are reporting. "This is a request and not a prohibition," said Molly Snyder, a group manager from Target's public relations department.  In its "Bullseye...
  • Progress in Englewood

    Progress in Englewood
    On a muddy plot of land off 63rd Street and across from Kennedy-King College, Mayor Emanuel and local leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new Whole Foods slated to open in spring 2016. The 18,000-square-foot market, which is expected to generate about 100...
  • Open thread -- today's U.S. Supreme Court decisions

     
    1. Ruling may put Chicago abortion protest buffer zone in jeopardy The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a buffer zone of 35 feet that includes sidewalks and walkways outside abortion clinics violates free speech. (RULING) 2. Supreme Court rules...
  • Objects To Call For Gun Regulation

    The letter "Gun Responsibility" [June 26] takes issue with other writers on the topic of gun control by accusing them of missing a major point, while then going on to miss at least one or two herself. First, comparing ownership of firearms with cars...
  • Hello, Congress: Americans want a strong Social Security system

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Political polarization is at a historic peak. Americans are divided on gun control, abortion, healthcare and privacy, according to a study released last month by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press documenting our...
  • Obama will bypass Congress on immigration

    Obama will bypass Congress on immigration
    President Barack Obama said Monday he would take executive action to revamp the U.S. immigration system and move additional resources to protect the border after hopes of passing broad reform legislation in Congress officially died. Republican John...
  • Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect

    Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect
    Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead? A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power. Under its provisions,...
  • Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines

    Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature. Gun-control...
  • Film Review: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

    It's always darkest before the dawn, goes the saying -- but in resuming a franchise already suspended on a downbeat note, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" sees the simian revolution reaching unprecedented levels of bleak anarchy. An altogether smashing...
  • Argues For More Guns, Not Regulation

    In response to Shirley Kiefer's June 26 letter "Gun Responsibility" [which argued that gun owners should submit to regulation, much like drivers]: Since when do laws stop criminals? Are the criminals lining up to register their guns? The liberal...
  • Gun Paranoia Persists

    Two letters, both from Columbia, disagree with the June 20 editorial "Check Guns At Door" [June 22, More Risk At Stores Without Guns"; "Think Like Shooter?"]. The letter wrirers' fear borders on paranoia. I can't distinguish between a good guy with a...