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Gun Control

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  • New York bans fracking after health report

    New York bans fracking after health report
    New York governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday it will ban hydraulic fracturing in the state after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas production process poses health risks. New York Environmental Commissioner...
  • Targeting 'assault weapons' again

    Targeting 'assault weapons' again
    The 1994 federal law banning "assault weapons" was a high point of the gun control movement and Bill Clinton's presidency. Signing the bill, he said it was the beginning of "our effort to restore safety and security to the people of this country." But...
  • 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...
  • Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit

    Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit
    The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in the case of Shew vs. Malloy, a legal challenge to the key provisions of Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control legislation. The lawsuit, filed by a coalition of state gun...
  • 2 days after killing, Loyola students mourn loss of Mutahir Rauf

    2 days after killing, Loyola students mourn loss of Mutahir Rauf
    Bloodstains lingered Sunday on the Rogers Park street corner where Mutahir Rauf, a student at Loyola University, was gunned down Friday evening. About 100 friends and fellow students gathered at that spot in the afternoon to remember Rauf and condemn...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Oh Shenandoah'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Oh Shenandoah'
    Note: I try to stay in my lane here. I write my recaps, throw in some jokes about yogurt and try to work in as many subtle pro-wrestling references as I can.  I humbly suggest Aaron Sorkin should stay in his lane as well.  I did not get into it in the...
  • 5 myths about policing

    5 myths about policing
    America's police forces are in the spotlight. After the police shooting deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, as well as this past week's decision by a grand jury not to indict the officer caught on video...
  • As Australia mourns siege victims, prime minister launches inquiry

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott called Wednesday for an investigation to determine how self-proclaimed Muslim cleric Man Haron Monis, an Iranian immigrant with a long and volatile history, slipped through the cracks of the nation’s law...
  • Reader feedback Dec. 17: Norfolk shooting, McAuliffe proposal, SS United States plans

    Man detained in shooting A man was taken to the hospital after he was shot in Norfolk on Tuesday morning, according to a police department news release. Police do not believe the man's injuries are life-threatening. A 21-year-old man is detained in...
  • 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...