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Gun Control

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  • Stop Looser CT Gun Laws In Their Tracks

    Stop Looser CT Gun Laws In Their Tracks
    After the Sandy Hook school massacre of December 2012, the General Assembly passed a sweeping and sensible gun safety law over the strident objection of pro-gun organizations. Now efforts are being mounted to roll back or weaken this legislation. That...
  • Americans love security at the airport

    From time to time, I’m lucky enough to fly internationally. I leave the states behind but not without one last dose of the over-the-top security screening with which we have become accustomed since 9/11. Must it be so? Probably. In the Jan....
  • Beware the race-silencers, who stifle honest discussions

    Beware the race-silencers, who stifle honest discussions
    Everyone knows Americans love a good fight. But on this one subject, I wish we could put down our fists for a moment and listen to what the other side has to say. That's the topic of race. Discussions about race remind me of a boxing match. Opponents...
  • Proposal: Take Away Guns From People Subject To Temporary Restraining Orders

    Two years after Connecticut passed one of the nation's toughest gun-control laws, advocates are pushing for a new bill that would allow the removal of guns and ammunition from a person subject to a temporary restraining order, without a hearing by a...
  • Entrepreneurs plan posh 'guntry club' in Beltsville

    Entrepreneurs plan posh 'guntry club' in Beltsville
    Michael DeMos and David Ridgway figure what Maryland gun enthusiasts need is a classier place to shoot. The two Maryland businessmen can picture the setup:spacious, well-lit, soundproofed and ventilated shooting ranges; a room for private target...
  • House Approves Former Rep. Auden Grogins as a Judge Despite Strong Opposition from the NRA

    House Approves Former Rep. Auden Grogins as a Judge Despite Strong Opposition from the NRA
    The House of Representatives handily approved the judicial nomination of a former member of the chamber despite strong pushback from gun rights groups. Auden C. Grogins, a Democrat from Bridgeport, was nominated as a Superior Court judge by Gov....
  • Grogins Confirmed As Judge Despite Some Opposition

    Grogins Confirmed As Judge Despite Some Opposition
    The state Senate was moving quickly Friday to approve a series of nominees to various state posts on the bench and at the commissioner level. Many of the nominees were placed on "consent'' calendars that are set aside for unanimous votes for state...
  • Texas governor urges civility after lawmaker's Muslim remarks

    Texas governor urges civility after lawmaker's Muslim remarks
    Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday that "we must have civil discourse" after a freshman Texas lawmaker instructed her staff to ask Muslims who were visiting the state Capitol to declare their allegiance to America. Abbott did not specifically...
  • Gun Control Opponents Fail To Scuttle Malloy Judicial Appointee

    HARTFORD — Legislators handily approved a former state representative's appointment as a Superior Court judge Friday, despite strong opposition from the NRA and other gun rights groups. Auden C. Grogins, a Democrat who represented Bridgeport in the...
  • DP Buzz: Kids and guns

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...
  • Jan. 31 Letters: 2nd Amendment, Dominion power lines

    Wrong-headed I love how your more-conservative readers automatically accuse you of "blind devotion to the left" whenever you state an opinion different from theirs. As a lifelong member of the left, I can assure Daily Press readers that the paper's...