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Gun Control

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  • Need Larger Magazine For Protection?

    Here's a hypothetical question: Suppose you and your family are living within a half-mile of Ferguson, Mo. You have a rifle to protect yourself and your loved ones. Would you rather have a 10-round magazine or a 20-round magazine in your rifle? Do...
  • Objects To Gun Control Inconveniences

    Regarding Karen Wilk's Aug. 17 letter, "Not So Fast On Sandy Hook": Tom Foley was right in saying that there were a lot of inconveniences put on citizens regarding guns. Yes, we all are saddened by any loss of children and adults that are taken away...
  • Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race

    Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race
    HARTFORD — Joe Visconti has muscled his way onto the November ballot, securing at least 7,500 signatures in his grassroots quest for the state's highest office. But the tea party Republican, critic of the Common Core and defender of gun owners'...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • 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 ...
  • State's Gun Law Needs Serious Tweak

    The General Assembly passed a comprehensive gun safety bill last year in response to the horrific Newtown killings to keep guns out of the wrong hands. One provision of the otherwise laudable legislation may have missed the mark. The provision in...
  • Gun control and medical marijuana license bills shelved for the year

    Gun control and medical marijuana license bills shelved for the year
    Bills requiring state licenses for medical marijuana shops, speeding confiscation of guns from criminals and requiring campaign mailers to be posted on a state website were among the dozens of measures shelved for the year Thursday by a state Assembly...
  • Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80

    Former Vermont Senator James Jeffords dies at 80
    James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, has died at age 80, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy...
  • The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]

    The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]
    While I agree with letter writer Pat Ranney that Baltimore has a serious gun violence problem, she is incorrectly placing blame on an inanimate object. Guns don't pull the trigger, people do ("Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun...
  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
  • Republican-turned-independent former Senator Jeffords dies

    Republican-turned-independent former Senator Jeffords dies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, died on Monday at age 80, his...