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Gun Control

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  • Even with his troubled history, law let school shooter have guns

    SEATTLE After Aaron Ybarra's deadly assault at Seattle Pacific University in June, some wondered why the suicidal, psychotic 27-year-old was allowed to have a gun in the first place. After all, Ybarra possessed a well-documented history of mental...
  • Kroger in cross hairs as U.S. gun fight spills into its aisles

    (Reuters) - Kroger Co, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the United States. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (MDA), backed by former New York...
  • Amid protests, LAPD explains fatal shooting of South L.A. man

    Amid protests, LAPD explains fatal shooting of South L.A. man
    Los Angeles police on Wednesday defended an officer-involved shooting that left a 25-year-old man dead, saying he tackled one of two officers, forcing him to use a backup gun. The account differs from what family members of the man, Ezell Ford, told ...
  • Fake guns, real tragedy

    DAYTON, Ohio Fueled by fear, tension and split-second decisions, fake guns and police can mix in a way that results in tragedy. It's how John Crawford III died Aug. 5 following an incident inside a busy Wal-Mart store in Beavercreek, Ohio. Crawford, 22,...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Eighteen months ago when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....
  • A victory for public safety [Editorial]

    A victory for public safety  [Editorial]
    U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's decision Tuesday upholding Maryland's ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines almost certainly won't be the last word on the subject. The gun advocates who sued to overturn the ban won't be...
  • Most Legislative Incumbents Appear Headed To Victory

    A majority of the Democratic incumbent lawmakers facing primary challenges in Tuesday's voting appeared to have pulled out victories over their opponents, including some involved in high-profile General Assembly races in Hartford, Bridgeport and Norwalk....
  • Massachusetts governor signs law tightening state gun rules

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed into law a measure giving police chiefs authority to turn down a resident's requests to buy a rifle or shotgun if they believe the person may be a danger. The measure broadens the...
  • Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable

    Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable
    With just a few legislative days left for the 113th Congress before the November elections, it is clear that House Republicans will ignore the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate last year. Even when the business, labor,...
  • 'Energized' Malloy Defends Record, Raps Foley

    'Energized' Malloy Defends Record, Raps Foley
    HARTFORD — A fired-up Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off his re-election campaign Wednesday night with a passionate defense of his record and a bracing critique of his rival, Republican Tom Foley. Speaking to his fellow Democrats at the party's...
  • Film Review: 'Let's Be Cops'

    The mix of raucous buffoonery and violent mayhem isn't exactly seamless, and the laugh-out-loud moments come with conspicuously less frequency during a third act that suggests a rough draft for "Bad Boys 3." Still, "Let's Be Cops" should generate solid...