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Gun Control

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  • 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...
  • What gun rights and marriage equality (should) have in common

    What gun rights and marriage equality (should) have in common
    In the article, "A unique Maryland marriage sits at center of Supreme Court case considering gay nuptials" (March 13), Carrie Evans, executive director of Equality Maryland, is quoted as saying the following: "This case underscores how the issue of...
  • Water fluoridation debate reignites in Western Pennsylvania

    Debates come and go, but there's one — the seven-decades-old battle over fluoridating drinking water — that appears to be rekindling in Western Pennsylvania. Officials in Brackenridge were set to remove fluoride from the town's water supply a...
  • 'Hands up, don't shoot' was built on a lie

    'Hands up, don't shoot' was built on a lie
    The late evening of Aug. 9, 2014, I couldn't sleep. I was due to substitute-anchor MSNBC's "UP with Steve Kornacki" and should have been asleep. But after looking at my Twitter feed and reading the rage under #Ferguson, I felt compelled to type a reaction...
  • Gabby Giffords to push for Connecticut gun control bill

    Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords is coming to Connecticut to help promote the latest gun control proposals offered since the Newtown school shootings, but there are questions about whether the legislation is needed given an existing law on the...
  • Cruz hones pitch as he visits New Hampshire voters

    Ahead of his expected presidential campaign, Sen. Ted Cruz is betting that voters in New Hampshire share a similarly dour view of government that he sees back at home in Texas. He is promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service and scrap the...
  • 5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday. FOUNDATIONS FUNDING $11 MILLION FOR PUBLIC SPACE IMPROVEMENTS IN PHILADELPHIA The James L. Knight and William Penn foundations are putting...
  • Constitution allows people to own guns

    I am the average law-abiding gun owner who values my life. My state constitution tells me I have a right to bear arms. Pennsylvania gun law tells me I can protect my individual life from death, serious bodily injury, kidnapping and rape. And this is what...
  • Gun rights supporters rally in suburban Philadelphia

    Some gun rights supporters are calling for repeal of a local suburban Philadelphia gun ordinance, saying it conflicts with state law. The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/1BmxpE6 ) reports that several dozen demonstrators gathered at Bala Cynwyd park...