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Gun Control

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  • GOP's Jeb Bush working to reassert conservative credentials

    As Florida's governor, Jeb Bush was among the nation's most conservative state chief executives. He's quietly embarking on work to convince the right flank of the Republican Party that he would be that same kind of conservative in the White House....
  • Legislators should support common-sense gun laws

    I am appalled by the rapid assault on municipalities by outside gun groups in the aftermath of Act 192, forcing them to repeal local gun ordinances. This legislation unfairly threatens our communities with paying the entire bill for legal expenses...
  • Vermont tackles security, access at government buildings

    Issues from same-sex marriage to gun rights to health care have brought hundreds of impassioned Vermont residents to public hearings at their Statehouse, and lawmakers have long prided themselves on their deliberations being accessible to the citizenry....
  • Gun control and John R. Lott Jr

    I would like to respond to the Commentary that your paper published on Feb. 25 by John R. Lott, Jr, "Arm public to deter killers."  I applaud your paper's willingness to publish a variety of opinions on gun violence. In fact, earlier this month you...
  • Take a gun to the mall

    Take a gun to the mall
    Over the weekend Somali terrorists threatened to attack the Mall of America in Minnesota. They called for a massacre similar to the 2013 Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed and injured scores of people. With the large Somali...
  • Pittsburgh fugitive crashes into car during chase, hurting 5

    Five people were hurt when police say a fugitive crashed into another car during a chase in downtown Pittsburgh. Officers chased 23-year-old Devon Davis on foot after the crash Wednesday and found him in a pool of blood at a nearby intersection with...
  • 5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday: FEDERAL JUDGE TO HEAR ARGUMENTS OVER LAW CRITICS SAY IS DESIGNED TO MUZZLE CONVICTED MURDERER MUMIA ABU-JAMAL The law allows victims...
  • Charges dropped against retiree who had antique pistol

    Weapons charges have been dropped against a retired New Jersey teacher who was caught with a 300-year-old pistol in a car. The Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office announced on Wednesday that it was dropping its charges against 72-year-old Gordon...
  • Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides

    Should city school police be armed inside school walls? Board hears from both sides
    Should Baltimore's school police officers be allowed to carry guns in schools? The issue brought several passionate groups together at a public hearing at city school headquarters Tuesday night. But in debating how far the district should go to...
  • Justice Department won't seek criminal charges against George Zimmerman

    Justice Department won't seek criminal charges against George Zimmerman
    The Justice Department says George Zimmerman will not face federal civil rights charges in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. The department announced its decision Tuesday, saying that there was not enough evidence to bring federal civil...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: Feb. 24 Miami Herald on immigration in limbo: A pair of recent federal court rulings should convince Americans on all sides of the immigration debate that reform is an urgent priority. The rulings hamstring...