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Gun Control

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oregon is now focus of campaign to expand background checks to include private gun sales

    Fresh off a victory in Washington state, a leading gun control group backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is hoping to make Oregon its next prize in a campaign to require gun sales to go through universal background checks. Everytown for Gun Safety...
  • GOP's moderate women prevent an abortion disaster

    GOP's moderate women prevent an abortion disaster
    To the editor: What sweet irony. The GOP, in an attempt to alter the perception that it's waging a war on women, has symbolically included more women in its ranks. Who knew that these new House members would traitorously revolt and demonstrate respect for...
  • Five years after Citizens United ruling, big money reigns

    Five years after Citizens United ruling, big money reigns
    If you're wondering why issues favored by a majority of Americans such as raising the minimum wage, gun control and net neutrality get scarcely any attention in the halls of Congress, the Citizens United case is the reason. The Supreme Court's 2010...
  • A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings

    A child, a cause: the legacy of the Columbia Mall shootings
    One year ago, all that 2-year-old Elijah Benlolo Summers knew was that his mommy didn't come home from work. Brianna Benlolo — as her frantic family would learn on that shattering Saturday — had been shot and killed that morning along with...
  • Virginia lawmaker who vacated seat after sex scandal returned to office by voters

    A state lawmaker who resigned his seat following a sex scandal involving a teenage employee won it back during a special election Tuesday. Apparently plenty of voters in Joseph D. Morrissey's Richmond-area House of Delegates conviction were OK with his...
  • Harrisburg first Pa. city sued under new law targeting gun measures

    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's capital is facing a lawsuit believed to be the first filed under a new state law designed to give gun owners and gun rights groups a better chance at dismantling illegal municipal firearms ordinances. The lawsuit...
  • Man accused of stealing van, leading authorities on high-speed chase

    Man accused of stealing van, leading authorities on high-speed chase
    A man accused of being involved in a two-county, high-speed chase Saturday has been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail. West Palm Beach police said Altidor Lewis, 19, was charged with grand theft auto and fleeing and eluding for his involvement in...