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Gun Control

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  • Lawsuit challenges schools' gun ban

    A Michigan gun-rights group and a father with children in the Ann Arbor, Mich., schools are suing the school district over its new policies that ban firearms on school grounds. The lawsuit, filed in Washtenaw County Circuit Court, comes just as a crowd...
  • Bill expanding gun rights wins NC House committee support

    More people could carry concealed handguns and they could carry them more places under a bill that won support Tuesday from a North Carolina House committee. The legislation also would reduce the penalty for taking pistols into businesses that want to...
  • The Latest: Courthouse empties after Day 1 of Holmes trial

    5:55 p.m. MDT The Arapahoe County Justice Center in suburban Denver has emptied quickly after opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting trial. Victims and survivors left the same way they entered Monday morning — walking briskly with...
  • Celebrate National Poetry Month by taking time for a few verses

    Editors' Note: In honor of National Poetry Month we offer the following Daily Press editorial, which originally ran April 3, 2012. "Poets aren't very useful/Because they aren't consumeful or very produceful." — American poet Ogden Nash (1902-1971)....
  • US court upholds Chicago suburb's assault weapons ban

    A U.S. appeals court Monday upheld a Chicago suburb's assault weapons ban that had become a focus in the statewide debate over gun control, though a dissenting judge sharply criticized the majority opinion. In a 2-to-1 decision, a panel of the 7th U.S....
  • Reader Feedback April 27: Lane closures in bridges, tunnels; FBI office to investigate violent crime

    Drivers must deal with lane closures in bridges, tunnels A number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation. Many of...
  • Polls of anti-gun researchers don't indicate scientific consensus

    To the editor: Harvard public health Professor David Hemenway's research is a prime example of a scientific determination by a show of hands. ("There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it," op-ed, April 22) Without giving any...
  • As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles

    When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control. That argument gained intensity...
  • Colorado shooting survivors turn to faith, forgiveness

    Nearly three years have passed since James Holmes, wearing body armor, opened fire in a deadly attack at a packed Colorado movie theater, and survivors and relatives of the 12 moviegoers who died are still trying to make sense of the shooting. They...
  • 11 Sandy Hook Families: We're Getting No Money From Tim McGraw Concert

    11 Sandy Hook Families: We're Getting No Money From Tim McGraw Concert
    Families of 11 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims Wednesday distanced themselves from the upcoming Tim McGraw concert in Hartford and the group that will benefit from the money raised, Sandy Hook Promise. In a three paragraph statement, the...
  • Female victims of homicide often know their killers

    Female victims of homicide often know their killers
    The victims vary in age. They were killed in upscale Stevenson Ranch and on the most dangerous streets of South L.A. The specifics may differ, but the homicides of women in Los Angeles County this year take on a deadly rhythm. On Jan. 14, Mary...