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Gun Control

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  • Giuliani's fiery rhetoric clouds legacy of 'America's Mayor'

    A fully unleashed Rudolph Giuliani, free of electoral concerns and financial worries, has relentlessly criticized President Barack Obama in recent weeks, questioning the commander in chief's love of country while placing the blame for much of society's...
  • Texting law and guns on campus: Letters

    Texting law and guns on campus: Letters
    Tighten texting law Each day in the United States, more than nine people are killed and more than 1,150 people are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver, according to a study published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....
  • Scott Walker backpedaled after supporting Wisconsin gun-control bill

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker got an A-plus rating from the National Rifle Association, but he once backed a bill that could have jailed gun dealers who sold weapons without trigger locks and the people who bought them. Walker, at the time a junior...
  • No opponents for 63% of suburban candidates in Cook County

    No opponents for 63% of suburban candidates in Cook County
    More than 63 percent of candidates running for suburban offices in the April election will face no opposition, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr. Put another way, just 258 of the 600 election contests in suburban Cook County, nearly 37 percent,...
  • ATF's first Senate-confirmed director resigns

    The first Senate-confirmed director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is leaving the post after less than two years, the agency announced Friday. B. Todd Jones' resignation is effective March 31. After that, Deputy Director...
  • Norma Friedemann, Evanston

    Norma Friedemann, Evanston
    Age: 84 Writing letters since: The early 2000s, mainly for the Chicago Tribune. Writes about a variety of issues in Illinois from gun control to health care costs. Her biggest concern is climate change, saying, "It upsets me that people don't realize...
  • Nebraska bill would trade local gun rules for state law

    Opponents of a measure that would eliminate most city and county firearm ordinances in favor of statewide regulations told Nebraska lawmakers Thursday the bill would expand gun rights at the expense of residents' safety. Senators heard testimony Thursday...
  • Bolster scrutiny to keep guns from mentally ill: Editorial

    Bolster scrutiny to keep guns from mentally ill: Editorial
    Often when a clerk forgets to file paperwork, what's at risk are inconveniences such as the lights going dark, a missed deadline, or a sharp-tongued telephone call about the tardy mortgage. Unless the filing failure occurred in the office charged with...
  • Gun owners rally for right to carry guns in more places

    Gun owners rally for right to carry guns in more places
    Firearm proponents are hopeful that Gov. Bruce Rauner will support expanding the state's one-year-old concealed-carry law to allow handguns in such places as hospitals, churches and bars. Gun owners from across the state flooded the Illinois Capitol...
  • Texas could allow concealed guns on college campuses

    Texas would allow people to carry concealed handguns on college campuses under a measure given preliminary approval by the state Senate, just a day after it passed a proposal allowing open carry of guns almost anywhere in the state. Panned by most...
  • Concealed carry expansion remains priority for gun group

    Firearm proponents are hopeful that Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will support expanding the state's 1-year-old concealed carry law to allow handguns in such places as hospitals, churches and bars. Gun owners from across the state flooded the Illinois...