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  • Bill eliminating ATF introduced in wake of botched operations

    A bill that would eliminate the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and fold its duties into the FBI and other agencies was introduced in Congress on Wednesday. The bill, by U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., would impose an...
  • Convoluted residency law makes no sense

    Convoluted residency law makes no sense
    To steal from Charles Dickens, "The law is an ass." A jackass, he meant. "An idiot." In his novel "Oliver Twist," Dickens' character Mr. Bumble is referring to a law that presumes his wife always follows orders from him. Here, I'm referring to a law...
  • Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal

    Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal
    Weighing in on a national conversation about domestic violence, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday proposed legislation that would prevent access to a gun from anyone subject to a temporary restraining order. The governor made his announcement at a...
  • Firearms Used For More Good Than Harm?

    Let me get this straight. M.S. Ballard says in his letter "Another Gun-Free Zone Won't Help" [Sept. 12] that "overzealous gun control measures assume (incorrectly from his context) that ... firearms are used for more harm than good." I think Mr. Ballard...
  • Dept. of Strange Bedfellows: Pelto Urges Visconti to Stay in the Governor's Race

    Dept. of Strange Bedfellows: Pelto Urges Visconti to Stay in the Governor's Race
    Jonathan Pelto is a liberal former lawmaker, Joe Visconti is a conervative gun control opponent with tea party values. But Pelto wrote a recent blog post defending Visconti's right to wage a 3rd party run for governor. "Although we come from very...
  • Sensible gun laws needed

    Once again, our convoluted and twisted gun culture sends another person to his death. A 9-year-old girl's parents take her to a gun range near Las Vegas to practice shooting an assault weapon. The girl lost control of the Uzi that was on full automatic...
  • At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America

    At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America
    In the weeks and months after Trayvon Martin was killed, his mother saw 50 different photos painting him as a thug. It was as if portraying the slain 17-year-old as something he wasn't — a muscle-bound, tattooed rapper, or a young man wearing...
  • Drug Users Responsible

    To all of the drug users out there -- many of you believe that your habit harms no one else but you -- but I beg to differ. You are directly responsible for most of the shootings in our cities in the U.S. You are the reason for all the children at our...
  • Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

    Between now and the holidays, publishers will push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for the entire year. And I do mean significant everything from "Revival," a scary Hawthornesque novel by horrormeister Stephen King, to a slim book called...
  • Foley Says He Backs Malloy's Domestic Violence Proposal

    Foley Says He Backs Malloy's Domestic Violence Proposal
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal to bar anyone who has a temporary restraining order placed against them from possessing a gun has received a thumbs up from his opponent. "I said I support it," Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley told...
  • Objects To Gun Control

    Letter writer Jay Greer is simply wrong [Sept. 3, "Foley On Wrong Side Of CCDL"]. Maybe Greer and state Rep. William Tong would like to let us know what laws criminals follow? Much like Dan Malloy, they want to look to gun legislation as a way to reduce...