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Gun Control

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  • Mom of imprisoned ex-Marine in Mexico tells supporters to chill out

    Looks as if Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine jailed in Mexico after blundering across the border last spring with three loaded guns and 400 rounds of ammunition in his truck, will not be coming home any time soon. On Wednesday, Tahmooressi faced...
  • Kansas goes a little gun crazy with its Second Amendment Protection Act

    The concept would be laughable if there weren't so many people taking it seriously. The idea is that states have the right under the 10th Amendment to unilaterally reject federal laws on issues not expressly reserved for the federal government in the...
  • Robert Steinback: Hard to find middle ground on same-sex marriage

    On most issues, reasonable people can find compromise, as long as they aren't threatened by compromise itself. But what if there is no middle ground?  Budget battles, taxation, business regulation, health care, immigration policy, even gun rights —...
  • Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • Greek far-right Golden Dawn spokesman jailed pending trial

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek far-right Golden Dawn lawmaker and party spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris was jailed on Thursday pending trial on gun possession charges as part of a criminal investigation into the party. Kasidiaris has been the public face of...
  • One mom takes aim at gun violence

    One mom takes aim at gun violence
    We can do better. Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Enforce gun laws and carry out penalties

    In Chicago qualified gun owners are denied permits, but apparently uncontrollable gang bangers with presumably unregistered arms are free to terrorize.  When will Chicago realize it’s not the guns, with restrictive laws on the books, that are...
  • Teen arrested in killing of New Jersey girl shot on her scooter

    (Reuters) - A teen was arrested in the killing of a 12-year-old girl who was riding on her scooter near a family gathering in Paterson, New Jersey, when she was struck by a stray bullet, officials said on Wednesday. Jhymiere Moore, 19, turned himself...
  • Gun control group sues Kansas governor over gun rights law

    OVERLAND PARK Kan. (Reuters) - A gun violence prevention group sued Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the state's attorney general on Wednesday, challenging a one-year-old state law on the grounds that it violates the U.S. Constitution by nullifying...
  • John Kass: Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades -- as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...
  • McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend

    McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend
    The outbreak of violence over the long Fourth of July weekend – the worst of the year so far -- once again drew unflattering national attention to Chicago’s crime woes as police Superintendent Garry McCarthy insisted the department had...