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Gun Control

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  • Hundreds march in New York for stricter gun laws

    Hundreds of protesters have marched across the Brooklyn Bridge demanding stricter gun laws. Saturday's third annual march across the bridge was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Organizers said the proliferation of guns...
  • May 8 Letters: Gun controls, Baltimore mayor

    Too many guns Lately several reasons for increased random shootings in our neighborhoods have been cited as a response to what has become the norm. These reasons include: a lack of parental involvement, lack of a father in the home and gang-related...
  • Four Cook County leaders agree criminal justice remains flawed

     Four Cook County leaders agree criminal justice remains flawed
    Four leaders of Cook County's criminal justice system agreed the system remains flawed but sparred briefly at a joint appearance Thursday after the county's chief judge said some people languishing in jail for minor offenses like retail theft had...
  • Newport News man accused of threatening two, firing gun after argument

    Newport News man accused of threatening two, firing gun after argument
    A 37-year-old Newport News man was accused of threatening two people with a gun and firing a shot after an argument Monday, police said. Tariq Timmons, of the 200 block of Woodhaven Drive in Newport News, was charged with two counts of firing or...
  • Pro-gun signs, posted to deter crime, stolen from Pa. town

    Pro-gun signs, posted to deter crime, stolen from Pa. town
    BAINBRIDGE (AP) — Several pro-gun rights signs that a rural Pennsylvania township posted to discourage crime have been stolen. LNP reports (http://bit.ly/1dNfqTE) four of Conoy Township's infamous "NOT A GUN FREE ZONE" signs disappeared Sunday....
  • Stanford's Jon Krosnick: On climate change, most Americans want action

     Stanford's Jon Krosnick: On climate change, most Americans want action
    Another presidential election, another chance for Republican candidates to step out of the denial zone and deal with climate change. That would put them on the same side as a large majority of Americans, if you ask Jon A. Krosnick. He's a Stanford...
  • Bill would pave way for assault weapons bans

    Bill would pave way for assault weapons bans
    In response to an appellate court ruling upholding the City of Highland Park's ban on assault weapons, state Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) Tuesday introduced a measure that would restore the ability of cities and villages in Illinois to ban assault...
  • What's hot this year at the Orlando Fringe Festival

    What's hot this year at the Orlando Fringe Festival
    Each year, curious trends bubble up at the Orlando Fringe Festival. Some genres are a given — gay-themed shows, parodies and improv comedy. But here are some mini-trends to keep an eye on: Edgar Allan Poe: In "Hop-Frog," John Devennie tells a...
  • Thousands of deaths attributed to firearms [Letter]

    I am writing in response to Fred Frevert's March 31 letter and his understandable questioning of the gun death statistics cited from a gun control advocacy organization in Tom Zirpoli's March 25 opinion column. I'd like to reassure Frevert that the...
  • 'Would you attend a gay wedding?' -- a question meant to trip up, not inform

    'Would you attend a gay wedding?' -- a question meant to trip up, not inform
    A few weeks ago, Jorge Ramos of Fusion asked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) if he would attend the gay wedding of a loved one. Rubio responded, “If it's somebody in my life that I care for, of course I would.” Rubio went on to say that he doesn't...
  • A Whole Lot Of Ammo Missing From Hartford Police Range

    A Whole Lot Of Ammo Missing From Hartford Police Range
    In a state with strict gun laws, the sloppy and slapdash management of the Hartford police shooting range over many years should be embarrassing — if not criminal. A city audit of the shooting range released this week found that the range...