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Gun Control

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  • Sheppard Pratt president Sharfstein to retire in 2016

    Sheppard Pratt president Sharfstein to retire in 2016
    Dr. Steven S. Sharfstein, president of Sheppard Pratt Health System, announced Thursday that he will retire. Sharfstein, who was hired as vice president and medical director before taking over as president and CEO in 1992, said he would retire after...
  • Ceremony marks 4-year anniversary of Gabby Giffords shooting; former lawmaker meets with Obama

    Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords spent part of the fourth year anniversary of the mass shooting that left her gravely wounded meeting with President Barack Obama as her city paused to remember the tragedy that left six dead and 13 injured. Nineteen...
  • Oh-oh -- another loophole in Florida's gun laws

    Oh-oh -- another loophole in Florida's gun laws
        Just what we need. Another infamous loophole in our already kind of loosey-goosey gun laws. But, hey, they call us the "Gunshine State" for nothing. This doozy is brought to you by a recent article in the Palm Beach Post. It was the news out...
  • Men accused of cocaine trafficking, gun possession

    Men accused of cocaine trafficking, gun possession
    Two men were arrested for trafficking cocaine and gun possession after they were pulled over by Boca Raton police, according to an arrest report. Officers were patrolling at noon Thursday around the BP Gas Station, 5440 W. Glades Road, when they saw a...
  • Animals and humans sometimes kill their young -- the question is why

    Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
  • James Holmes' parents plead for their son: 'He is not a monster'

    The parents of shooting suspect James Holmes pleaded for their son’s life in a letter sent Friday, arguing that the man accused in the deadly rampage at a suburban Denver movie theater is mentally ill and should be institutionalized for life instead...
  • Drones, Privacy: Legislative Issues Reflect Changing Times

    Drones, Privacy: Legislative Issues Reflect Changing Times
    HARTFORD — The coming legislative session is likely to be dominated by the usual fights over taxes and spending. But lawmakers are also poised to ponder other issues that reflect changes in the social fabric propelled by technology. From...
  • Machine Gun America attraction opens in Kissimmee

    Machine Gun America attraction opens in Kissimmee
    Visitors don't need a sign to know which building in the otherwise nondescript mini-mall is Machine Gun America — they just need to listen for the occasional gunfire that echoes through the walls. Central Florida's "first Automatic Adrenaline...
  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman. At the time, a bill...
  • Yes: Bans favor criminals, make students sitting ducks

    Yes: Bans favor criminals, make students sitting ducks
    One month ago, a madman hellbent on destruction opened fire on students and staff at Florida State University's Strozier Library. In a scene that plays out all too often, we were reminded once again of a harsh reality: Campus gun bans only disarm the...
  • New Pa. poll shows dramatic rise in support of gay marriage

    New Pa. poll shows dramatic rise in support of gay marriage
    – More than six in 10 Pennsylvanians say they support same-sex marriage, showing a dramatic reversal of views in the commonwealth over the past decade. The finding is part of a new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll, which surveyed 500...