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Gun Control

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  • Giuliani's fiery rhetoric clouds legacy of 'America's Mayor'

    A fully unleashed Rudolph Giuliani, free of electoral concerns and financial worries, has relentlessly criticized President Barack Obama in recent weeks, questioning the commander in chief's love of country while placing the blame for much of society's...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz became the first high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 race for president on Monday. Here's a quick snapshot with key things to know about Cruz. ___ THE BRIEF Ted Cruz is a man in a hurry. He won election to the Senate in 2012...
  • Would arming college students help prevent sexual assaults?

    Would arming college students help prevent sexual assaults?
    Would arming college students help prevent sexual assaults? NO, ADDRESS THE REAL PROBLEM We need to do something to stop the number of sexual assaults that happen every year on college campuses. However, putting guns in the hands of 21-year-olds isn&...
  • Things to know about Ted Cruz

    Things to know about Ted Cruz
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz became the first high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 race for president on Monday. Here's a quick snapshot with key things to know about Cruz. Background Ted Cruz is man in a hurry. He won election to the Senate in 2012 as a...
  • John M. Crisp: How will guns and college classrooms mix?

    I've been thinking about how my college classroom will look and feel next fall if some of my students are carrying handguns on their hips. It's a possibility. On March 17, the Texas Senate approved a bill that would allow holders of concealed carry...
  • Texting law and guns on campus: Letters

    Texting law and guns on campus: Letters
    Tighten texting law Each day in the United States, more than nine people are killed and more than 1,150 people are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver, according to a study published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....
  • Scott Walker backpedaled after supporting Wisconsin gun-control bill

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker got an A-plus rating from the National Rifle Association, but he once backed a bill that could have jailed gun dealers who sold weapons without trigger locks and the people who bought them. Walker, at the time a junior...
  • ATF's first Senate-confirmed director resigns

    The first Senate-confirmed director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is leaving the post after less than two years, the agency announced Friday. B. Todd Jones' resignation is effective March 31. After that, Deputy Director...
  • Norma Friedemann, Evanston

    Norma Friedemann, Evanston
    Age: 84 Writing letters since: The early 2000s, mainly for the Chicago Tribune. Writes about a variety of issues in Illinois from gun control to health care costs. Her biggest concern is climate change, saying, "It upsets me that people don't realize...
  • Nebraska bill would trade local gun rules for state law

    Opponents of a measure that would eliminate most city and county firearm ordinances in favor of statewide regulations told Nebraska lawmakers Thursday the bill would expand gun rights at the expense of residents' safety. Senators heard testimony Thursday...
  • No opponents for 63% of suburban candidates in Cook County

    No opponents for 63% of suburban candidates in Cook County
    More than 63 percent of candidates running for suburban offices in the April election will face no opposition, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr. Put another way, just 258 of the 600 election contests in suburban Cook County, nearly 37 percent,...