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  • 2 days after killing, Loyola students mourn loss of Mutahir Rauf

    2 days after killing, Loyola students mourn loss of Mutahir Rauf
    Bloodstains lingered Sunday on the Rogers Park street corner where Mutahir Rauf, a student at Loyola University, was gunned down Friday evening. About 100 friends and fellow students gathered at that spot in the afternoon to remember Rauf and condemn...
  • Hogan, guns and the attorneys general

    Hogan, guns and the attorneys general
    During the recent gubernatorial campaign, The Sun and several thoughtful citizens were perplexed about the discrepancy between the National Rifle Association's notorious A- rating for Larry Hogan and the candidate's repeated promise that he won't overturn...
  • Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane won't defend controversial gun law

    Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane won't defend controversial gun law
    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane will not defend a new law that effectively stripped municipalities of the right to enact their own gun measures, raising the prospect that the controversial statute might not take hold. A spokeswoman on...
  • Money and power in Annapolis

    Money and power in Annapolis
    When Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller faced the task of selecting a new chairman for the Judicial Proceedings Committee to replace Attorney General-elect Brian Frosh, he had a choice between two well qualified but contrasting candidates: Sen....
  • Florida high court to debate extension of 'Stand Your Ground' gun law

    Florida high court to debate extension of 'Stand Your Ground' gun law
    An appeal before the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday could shift the burden of proof for the state's "Stand Your Ground" law, relieving gun owners of a legal duty to prove self-defense when they brandish weapons in violent confrontations. If the high...
  • Should Florida's Stand Your Ground law be expanded?

    Should Florida's Stand Your Ground law be expanded?
      Just what Florida needs – more lax gun laws. The state is already a joke with its gun laws. Since we have a gun-loving governor and a gun-loving legislature and an incredibly powerful National Rifle Association, the gun laws will only get...
  • Gunman who fired at Austin, Texas, government buildings came to city seeking new start

    AUSTIN, Texas Before he riddled Austin's police headquarters and the federal courthouse with bullets and attempted to burn down the Mexican Consulate early Friday, Larry Steven McQuilliams came to Austin apparently looking for a fresh start he never...
  • How police confront black and white citizens

    How police confront black and white citizens
    In April of my freshman year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a woman bolted past me at the front door of my residence hall, her cellphone at her ear, trying to force words through deep, pained sobs. I found out at dinner that her best...
  • Will more guns make campuses like FSU safer? No

    Will more guns make campuses like FSU safer? No
    If only students who were studying for finals at an FSU library last week had been packing heat, then maybe the shooter would have been subdued more quickly. That's the argument from a group called Students for Concealed Carry at FSU. The student...
  • Adam Lanza: Lost Chances, Lost Soul

    Adam Lanza: Lost Chances, Lost Soul
    To ask "if only," to play woulda-coulda-shoulda, is a fool's errand, because the past cannot be changed. Yet it is so tempting to indulge this tendency in the case of Adam Lanza, the deeply troubled young man who committed the Newtown massacre nearly...
  • Chuck Hagel got a bum rap

    Goodbye, Chuck Hagel: We hardly knew ye! Perhaps there wasn't much to know. Or perhaps you contain hidden depths. Who can say? For almost two years, you seemed barely there, an irascible half-presence in the Pentagon's E ring. Soon you won't be there at...