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Gun Control

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  • Jeb Bush says he will 'actively explore' 2016 presidential run

    MIAMI Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is basically running for president now, giving him instant front-runner status and implicitly pressuring other Republicans to decide whether to run for the White House against him in 2016. "I have decided to actively...
  • Newtown victims' families sue maker of gun used in 2012 attack

    Newtown victims' families sue maker of gun used in 2012 attack
    The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose. While...
  • On anniversary of Sandy Hook tragedy, Congress should act on gun laws

    Two years ago this week, at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 20 children and six adults were killed in one of the deadliest school shootings in our nation's history. I will never forget the horror of how those children died shot at close range with a high-...
  • McAuliffe rolls out gun reforms

    McAuliffe rolls out gun reforms
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a package of proposed gun control measures Monday, saying Virginia should reinstate its one-handgun-a-month rule and tighten restrictions on who can carry a gun to target domestic abusers. He also called for new background...
  • Israelis armed and ready for prayer

    JERUSALEM At the conclusion of synagogue services on a recent Friday night, there was a special announcement: "In light of the security situation, everyone who has a valid gun license and a weapon should please come to services armed. Unfortunately, not...
  • Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader

    Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader
    Ambitious elementary school students throughout the country often spend time memorizing all kinds of facts. Some memorize the state capitals, others American presidents. As a 10-year-old, Marty Looney decided to memorize all the winners of the Heisman...
  • Senate approves new surgeon general

    Senate approves new surgeon general
    The U.S. Senate confirmed the long-delayed nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for surgeon general on Monday, as Democrats pushed to approve some of President Barack Obama's stalled choices for government posts before Republicans take power in Congress next...
  • Remembering Newtown Two Years Later

    Remembering Newtown Two Years Later
    HARTFORD — They filled a small chapel in this city to pray for peace on a day when quiet reflection across the state trumped candlelight vigils on town greens to mark two years since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. You...
  • Senate approves government spending bill, ending fear of shutdown

    Senate approves government spending bill, ending fear of shutdown
    The Senate gave final approval late Saturday to a $1 trillion spending bill after muscling past opposition from conservative Republicans — an effort that ended any possibility of a government shutdown until next fall. With the holiday...
  • What is the Harford County Council really afraid of?

    What is the Harford County Council really afraid of?
    When you begin to fear your own citizens and the press, it may be time for the Harford County Council to talk about who and why people in the audience might be carrying guns and would want to harm them ("New Harford Council security policy continues to...
  • Two Years After Sandy Hook, Support For Gun Rights Up

    Two Years After Sandy Hook, Support For Gun Rights Up
    The depressing irony on Connecticut's sad anniversary is that the post-Newtown era is seeing increasing support for gun rights. Is this the waning of the Newtown effect? For the first time in two decades, there is — tragically — more support...