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Gun Control

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  • At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America

    At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America
    In the weeks and months after Trayvon Martin was killed, his mother saw 50 different photos painting him as a thug. It was as if portraying the slain 17-year-old as something he wasn't — a muscle-bound, tattooed rapper, or a young man wearing...
  • Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

    Between now and the holidays, publishers will push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for the entire year. And I do mean significant everything from "Revival," a scary Hawthornesque novel by horrormeister Stephen King, to a slim book called...
  • Foley Says He Backs Malloy's Domestic Violence Proposal

    Foley Says He Backs Malloy's Domestic Violence Proposal
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal to bar anyone who has a temporary restraining order placed against them from possessing a gun has received a thumbs up from his opponent. "I said I support it," Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley told...
  • Family of Aurora shooting victim sues ammo, body armor suppliers

    More than two years after James E. Holmes killed 12 people and wounded 70 at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., the family of one of the victims has filed suit against the websites where they say he bought the ammunition, body armor and tear gas used to...
  • The Hogan agenda, according to Brown [Editorial]

    The Hogan agenda, according to Brown  [Editorial]
    Last week, the Maryland Democratic Party crowed about a poll showing Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown with a 14-point lead over Republican Larry Hogan. The Hogan campaign, the state GOP and others -- including the American Association of Public Opinion...
  • Parents of woman slain in Colorado cinema massacre sue ammo supplier

    DENVER (Reuters) - The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shooting rampage filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against four companies that sold the accused gunman James Holmes ammunition, body armor and other gear used in the massacre. Sandy and...
  • Independent Money In Governor's Race Tops Outside Spending In 2010

    With seven weeks remaining until election day, independent groups have spent $3.7 million on the Connecticut gubernatorial race, already surpassing the amount of outside spending in the 2010 race between Republican Tom Foley and Democratic Governor Dannel...
  • Firearms Used For More Good Than Harm?

    Let me get this straight. M.S. Ballard says in his letter "Another Gun-Free Zone Won't Help" [Sept. 12] that "overzealous gun control measures assume (incorrectly from his context) that ... firearms are used for more harm than good." I think Mr. Ballard...
  • Dept. of Strange Bedfellows: Pelto Urges Visconti to Stay in the Governor's Race

    Dept. of Strange Bedfellows: Pelto Urges Visconti to Stay in the Governor's Race
    Jonathan Pelto is a liberal former lawmaker, Joe Visconti is a conervative gun control opponent with tea party values. But Pelto wrote a recent blog post defending Visconti's right to wage a 3rd party run for governor. "Although we come from very...
  • Bills letting PA teachers carry guns and NRA sue municipalities await Legislature

    State lawmakers gradually return to session Monday from their summer break. Lawmakers don’t have to be in House and Senate chambers for roll call until 1 p.m. and neither chamber is expected to finalize many controversial bills dealing with...
  • DP Buzz: The McDonnells

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...