| Mar 20, 2015
Opponents of a measure that would eliminate most city and county firearm ordinances in favor of statewide regulations told Nebraska lawmakers Thursday the bill would expand gun rights at the expense of residents' safety.
Senators heard testimony Thursday...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Often when a clerk forgets to file paperwork, what's at risk are inconveniences such as the lights going dark, a missed deadline, or a sharp-tongued telephone call about the tardy mortgage.
Unless the filing failure occurred in the office charged with...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 6:13 PM
Firearm proponents are hopeful that Gov. Bruce Rauner will support expanding the state's one-year-old concealed-carry law to allow handguns in such places as hospitals, churches and bars.
Gun owners from across the state flooded the Illinois Capitol...
| Mar 19, 2015
Firearm proponents are hopeful that Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will support expanding the state's 1-year-old concealed carry law to allow handguns in such places as hospitals, churches and bars.
Gun owners from across the state flooded the Illinois...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 8:19 AM
After months of letting others try to reform his image with Chicago voters in his campaign ads, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched a new TV spot in which he argues that his abrasiveness is due to his drive to improve the city.
Speaking directly to the...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:00 PM
In the article, "A unique Maryland marriage sits at center of Supreme Court case considering gay nuptials" (March 13), Carrie Evans, executive director of Equality Maryland, is quoted as saying the following:
"This case underscores how the issue of...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 8:37 PM
The late evening of Aug. 9, 2014, I couldn't sleep. I was due to substitute-anchor MSNBC's "UP with Steve Kornacki" and should have been asleep. But after looking at my Twitter feed and reading the rage under #Ferguson, I felt compelled to type a reaction...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 2:51 AM
I am the average law-abiding gun owner who values my life. My state constitution tells me I have a right to bear arms. Pennsylvania gun law tells me I can protect my individual life from death, serious bodily injury, kidnapping and rape.
And this is what...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 3:33 PM
As long as there have been guns in America, there has been regulation.
The General Assembly is considering a number of laws dealing with firearms — proposed from both sides of the political aisle — which gives the legislature a rare...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 7:07 PM
Casey, Toomey split ahead of nomination vote
The U.S. Senate could vote this week on attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, and Pennsylvania's two senators say they will be on opposite sides of that vote.
Democrat Bob Casey will be backing Lynch, the...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:07 PM
For nearly two years, the names of 1,100 severely mentally ill people in Orange County, prohibited by law from buying guns, sat in court files in the Orange County Clerk of Courts Office but were not forwarded to a state and federal registry, meaning...