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Gun Control

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Top Gun Control Articles

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  • Jan. 25 Letters: One handgun, Dominion Power regulations

    Wrong-headed Your Jan. 21 editorial, "Cooperate for safety, " clearly illustrates your blind devotion to the left and their mostly false claims on gun-control effects. You do not care if the measure is effective in its intended outcome, whether it is...
  • Record TSA airport seizures: Loaded guns, grenades, knife in an enchilada

    Record TSA airport seizures: Loaded guns, grenades, knife in an enchilada
    People who are leaving on a jet plane pack clothes, toiletries and often something to pass the time. Passengers also pack heat, according to a Transportation Security Administration report released on Friday that explains that 2014 hit the bull’s...
  • Betting on weight loss can help people meet goals

    Betting on weight loss can help people meet goals
    For most of her adult life, Alfena Rascoe battled obesity. At 238 pounds, the Laurel resident said, the extra weight slowed her down, affecting her stamina at work as a child psychiatric specialist. It also led to high blood pressure, putting her at...
  • Gun-control group moves to curb illegal Internet gun sales

    Gun-control group moves to curb illegal Internet gun sales
    The Internet has changed the way everyone shops by making goods and services far more accessible to far more people. That is often an acceptable thing, except when it comes to the hotly debated area of gun control. In its latest report, released on...
  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...
  • For the record

    Gun control: In the Jan. 20 California section, an article about gun-control efforts by Richard Martinez reported that his son and five others were shot to death last year in a rampage in Isla Vista. Christopher Ross Michael-Martinez and two others were...
  • Cooperate, for safety

    Sometime this year, if the statistical projections prove accurate, firearm deaths will surpass automobile accidents as the leading killer of Americans younger than 25. That strikes us as an astounding shift, one owed as much to safer cars and changing...
  • Reader feedback Jan. 21: Gun control debated at Capitol, bill targeting payday loans thwarted, minimum wage increase bill dismissed

    Gun-control bills struggleto gain traction at Capitol Activists on both sides of the nation's gun debate lobbied a divided state government Monday, with Gov. Terry McAuliffe calling for gun control measures and the General Assembly's Republican...
  • O'Malley's legacy

    By the time Gov.-elect Larry Hogan takes office on Wednesday, many words will have been written about the legacy of his predecessor, Gov. Martin O'Malley. Most of those words, as it turns out, will have been written by Mr. O'Malley himself. During the...
  • Tea party member tells Bethlehem Township it must repeal law banning guns in parks

    Walking in a Bethlehem Township park with a gun should not be an uncommon sight or illegal, and the township's current law prohibiting the activity must be changed, according to a member of a local gun rights group. At Monday night's township...
  • As lawsuits mount, Allentown pushes to repeal gun law

    As lawsuits mount, Allentown pushes to repeal gun law
    In the wake of lawsuits filed against several Pennsylvania cities, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is moving forward with plans to repeal a city gun law in hopes of avoiding a similar battle. The repeal, being introduced to Allentown City Council this...