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Gun Control

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  • Massachusetts sees surge in gun licenses last year

    The number of permits to carry a gun surged in Massachusetts last year in the months before the Legislature passed a gun control bill that tightened the state's already strict firearms laws. A Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/1Jm2Unp) analysis of state data...
  • Cleveland mulls law to keep guns from children, criminals

    Cleveland City Council has scheduled a vote for Monday on gun legislation that goes beyond current state law, a move that will likely face another round of court challenges. Some of the elements of the legislation being pushed by the city...
  • The Latest: Presidential contenders woo New Hampshire voters

    7 p.m. (EDT) On the question of what to do about Islamic State militants, hawks were heard the loudest at the New Hampshire forum drawing a multitude of Republican presidential hopefuls. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said in his keynote address Saturday...
  • Tea For Two, Hold The Politics: Can Opposites Overcome?

    Tea For Two, Hold The Politics: Can Opposites Overcome?
    My partner died 18 months ago and I recently joined Match.com, spinning the high-tech wheel of romance, which after a couple of misses brought a hot if potentially flawed prospect. The first man I met for coffee was a former Episcopalian priest turned...
  • British intended to seize colonists' guns

    On April 18, 1775, British troops left Boston headed for the towns of Lexington and Concord. The next day was the first battle of the American Revolution, even though it would be another 15 months before the Declaration of Independence would be written....
  • NRA's paranoia is catching

    NRA's paranoia is catching
    The Sun's editorial reflecting on the National Rifle Association convention in Nashville is an important statement on how the NRA has devalued our lives and our society ("Guns and the 'permanent darkness,'" April 16). Wayne LaPierre's recent rantings...
  • Man, friend held in slaying of teen girlfriend

    At age 12, Harveltz Beaubrun beat his 17-month-old cousin to death with a wooden baseball bat. Now, the 19-year-old man is accused in another bloody slaying — that of his 18-year-old girlfriend. Authorities on April 11 arrested Beaubrun along...
  • Vermont House passes gun restrictions

    The Vermont House on Friday passed a bill designed to keep guns out of the hands of convicted felons and people who are dangerously mentally ill. The measure approved by an 80-62 vote is similar to a version already approved by the Senate. One...
  • We all pay: The high costs of gun violence

    We all pay: The high costs of gun violence
    Each year more than 11,000 people are killed with guns in the United States, an additional 20,000 people commit suicide with guns and 80,000 people survive gunshot wounds with a wide range of injuries, including life-altering paralysis. That means bullets...
  • Tim McGraw defends decision to headline Sandy Hook concert

    Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a Connecticut concert to benefit a Sandy Hook group, responding to critics who call it a gun control fundraiser. A concert at the XFINITY Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut, on July 17 featuring McGraw...
  • Cut back on police shootings by cutting back on guns

    To the editor: Police officers must face a population that is awash in guns. Isn't it obvious that they might be scared when routine encounters could present mortal risks? ("Curbing use of deadly force by police calls for new policies, training," April...