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Gun Control

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  • Governor proposes tighter gift caps for state lawmakers

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants state lawmakers to enact stricter limits on gifts from lobbyists they can receive as the state's elected officials continue to grapple with ethics reform in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption scandal....
  • Christine M. Flowers: Highly opinionated, I'd never make it running for office

    The other day I was cooling my heels at the immigration office, waiting for my client's naturalization interview. To pass the time, we went over some of the questions on the civics part of the exam, most of which had something to do with politics. At...
  • Florida boy shoots, kills little 6-year-old sibling: Why it may be younger boy's fault

    Florida boy shoots, kills little 6-year-old sibling: Why it may be younger boy's fault
    Florida police say a 12-year-old boy shot his 6-year-old baby brother to death this week and then turned the gun on an older brother before killing himself. Our entire state is in mourning. We all send our sincerest prayers to that poor family in...
  • Rubio seeks to strip gun-control authority from DC officials

    A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation's capital from enacting gun-control laws. The bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida would essentially leave the...
  • Appeals court hears arguments on Maryland gun-control law

    Appeals court hears arguments on Maryland gun-control law
    RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court will hear arguments on key provisions of Maryland's sweeping gun-control law. The hearing is set for Wednesday before a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond. U.S. District...
  • Vermont Senate advances trimmed-down gun ownership bill

    The state Senate took a key vote Wednesday to advance a bill that would set new restrictions on firearms ownership but that lacks what had been its most hotly debated provision — expanded background checks for gun buyers. The bill won preliminary...
  • House bill would give tax break to gun buyers, club members

    Guns, gun rights and gun owners are getting plenty of attention in the Florida Legislature this year, including what may be some nice tax breaks. A tax cut package proposed in the state House would exempt gun and skeet shooting club membership fees...
  • Cops: 13-year-old kills brother, 6, wounds another, 16

    Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco says a 13-year-old boy shot and killed his 6-year-old brother, wounded his 16-year-old brother and then fatally turned the gun on himself after an argument over food. The shooting happened shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday...
  • Recording video grows in use as feature of police stun guns

    Recording video grows in use as feature of police stun guns
    HARRISBURG — Footage from police vehicle dashboard cameras has long been broadcast on television and posted online, and there has been much debate about the use of body cameras for police since the fatal shooting last year of 18-year-old Michael...
  • Police Say Man Harassed Family Of Former ESPN Anchor

    Police Say Man Harassed Family Of Former ESPN Anchor
    WEST HARTFORD — A disagreement between parents of children attending Smith School resulted in one parent being arrested and banished from school property. Edward Cooper, 42, of 120 Richard St., was arrested Feb. 23 and charged with second-degree...
  • Letters: Campus guns and costs

    Letters: Campus guns and costs
    As Florida's Legislature considers companion bills to allow permit holders to carry a concealed firearm on university and college campuses, the public debate has broken down in the expected ways. The gun-rights crowd thinks such legislation is a great...