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Gun Control

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  • Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines

    Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature. Gun-control...
  • Poll On Guns Finds Strong Support For Background Checks

    Nine out of 10 Americans support background check requirements on all firearms purchases, but the country remains deeply divided on the broader issue of gun control, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. The national poll found...
  • Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect

    Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect
    Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead? A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power. Under its provisions,...
  • Target asks customers to keep their guns out of stores

    Target asks customers to keep their guns out of stores
    Target on Wednesday asked shoppers not to bring guns to its stores after protests against a gun-rights campaign in Texas where customers brandished firearms in store aisles. "Starting today we will ... respectfully request that guests not bring firearms...
  • Target 'respectfully requests' shoppers leave guns at home

    Target is not banning shoppers from carting firearms through its stores, as many news outlets are reporting. "This is a request and not a prohibition," said Molly Snyder, a group manager from Target's public relations department.  In its "Bullseye...
  • Hello, Congress: Americans want a strong Social Security system

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Political polarization is at a historic peak. Americans are divided on gun control, abortion, healthcare and privacy, according to a study released last month by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press documenting our...
  • Progress in Englewood

    Progress in Englewood
    On a muddy plot of land off 63rd Street and across from Kennedy-King College, Mayor Emanuel and local leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new Whole Foods slated to open in spring 2016. The 18,000-square-foot market, which is expected to generate about 100...
  • Obama will bypass Congress on immigration

    Obama will bypass Congress on immigration
    President Barack Obama said Monday he would take executive action to revamp the U.S. immigration system and move additional resources to protect the border after hopes of passing broad reform legislation in Congress officially died. Republican John...
  • Target asks customers not to bring guns to its stores

    MINNEAPOLIS Target Corp. on Wednesday took a stand against customers who bring firearms into its stores. "This is a complicated issue, but it boils down to a simple belief: Bringing firearms to Target creates an environment that is at odds with the...
  • Commentary: We're a nation held hostage by gun nuts

    There are only three sure things in life: death, taxes and the hell you'll pay if you say anything negative about guns in any context anywhere. Some people are particularly passionate in their support. You know what I'm talking about. And you know who...
  • Gun Restrictions Are Not The Answer

    The recent letter "Gun Owners Are Wrong Target" [June 14] made important points. Lawmakers create dragons (like the need for gun control) that they can easily slay and look like re-electable heroes. Legislation will not solve the underlying difficult-to-...