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Gun Control

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  • Thrasher's voice could help derail bad gun bill

    Thrasher's voice could help derail  bad gun bill
    There was a time not long ago when John Thrasher was one of the most powerful men in Florida politics, having served as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, and later as a state senator from St. Augustine and chairman of the Republican Party...
  • McConnell must please Republican base without losing majority

    Mitch McConnell must balance twin goals as the new majority-Republican U.S. Senate convenes: pushing through legislation to please the party's base without harming members who will seek re-election or the presidency in 2016. Republicans get to set the...
  • Temporary Restraining Order Should Mean No Guns

    Temporary Restraining Order Should Mean No Guns
    The most dangerous time for a victim of domestic violence is when she or he takes steps to end an abusive relationship. It's also when the state must make every effort to protect victims. Unfortunately, Connecticut law leaves a significant gap in the...
  • As Top Republican, Fasano Strives For Legislative Consensus

    As Top Republican, Fasano Strives For Legislative Consensus
    NORTH HAVEN — Len Fasano learned an important lesson from his football coach at Yale, the legendary Carm Cozza. "When you leave the field, have no regrets,'' Fasano said. "If you leave the field with no regrets then, win or lose, you can live with...
  • Review: Frontline's 'Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA'

    Review: Frontline's 'Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA'
    The National Rifle Assn.'s political clout is so sweeping -- and numerically disproportionate -- that it's unusual to realize its power is largely taken for granted, as if it were always thus. Frontline addresses that history, as well as the group's...
  • Hogan names Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as special adviser

    Hogan names Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as special adviser
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan reinforced his vow of bipartisanship while also signaling a potential fight with Democrats over mass transit as he announced more staff appointments Tuesday. Hogan said a prominent Baltimore Democrat, former Del. Keiffer Mitchell,...
  • Norment: "Kind of intrigued" about closing gun show loophole

    Just because Gov. Terry McAuliffe's bid to renew Virginia's old one-handgun-a-month law is a non-starter in the General Assembly doesn't mean his entire gun control package is a goner. As a refresher, last month the governor also proposed: - new...
  • NRA uses new state law to sue Pennsylvania cities over gun measures; mayors vow fight

    Armed with a new state law that opponents denounce as a gift to the gun lobby, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances throughout Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-control...
  • Impeachment warranted, but for other reasons

    It is too early to judge Attorney General Kathleen Kane on the possible criminal charges. If it goes to trial, this must await findings by a jury, which should be pursued. Resignation or a leave of absence at this point would be tacit admission of her...
  • NRA suing Pennsylvania cities over gun laws

    NRA suing Pennsylvania cities over gun laws
    Armed with a new state law, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances in Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-control measures in three cities. Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and...
  • 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...