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  • Data — and voters — support handgun licensing [Letter]

    Data — and voters — support handgun licensing [Letter]
    In disputing Vincent DeMarco's letter ("Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore," July 5) about the positive impact of Maryland's Firearms Safety Act of 2013 in reducing gun violence, Michael Peterson ("Gun control isn't the reason...
  • Foolish gun measures draw welcome opposition

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday, July 16: The horrific murders of schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn., in 2012 prompted the worst sort of response from some legislatures, particularly those in Kansas and Missouri....
  • Tougher gun laws will increase violent crime [Letter]

    Tougher gun laws will increase violent crime [Letter]
    The recent comments by Vincent DeMarco ("Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore," July 5) are flawed in many respects. First he only points to New York City for statistics that support his views, but when other large cities like...
  • Hard to find middle ground on same-sex marriage

    On most issues, reasonable people can find compromise, as long as they aren't threatened by compromise itself. But what if there is no middle ground?  Budget battles, taxation, business regulation, health care, immigration policy, even gun rights...
  • Utah man sentenced to five years in prison for shooting at synagogue

    (Reuters) - A Utah man was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for shooting into an unoccupied synagogue in Salt Lake City in what federal authorities said was an attack motivated by religious bias. Macon Openshaw, 22, pleaded guilty in a...
  • Archie's noble end a testament to iconic comic book series

    Archie's noble end a testament to iconic comic book series
    I don't remember why I was first drawn to Archie Comics, but I went through a phase in middle school where they were all I wanted to read. Much to the chagrin of my mom, who had been enjoying our simultaneous reading of the "Anne of Green Gables" books,...
  • Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA

    Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA
    It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
  • Worker, fired for having a legal gun, sues former employer

    A Wausau, Wis., man has sued his former employer, a major manufacturer of windows and doors, claiming it violated Wisconsin's gun law when it fired him for having a gun in his car. Ethan Shepherd's lawsuit, filed in Marathon County Circuit Court,...
  • 5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House

    5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House
    Five Republicans, all first-time office-seekers, are vying to succeed Bryan Nelson in Florida House District 31. The five include the son of a former state legislator; the former president of the Lake County teachers union; an Apopka businesswoman; a...
  • Violence won't stop until guns are out of civilian hands

    Gun violence continues, with Chicago becoming like the Wild West, as guns flood the city from the suburbs, other counties and other states (think Indiana).   Now “good” Chicagoans think they have to buy and carry guns to “protect&...
  • Pasadena shooting suspect to crisis negotiator: 'I killed someone'

    Pasadena shooting suspect to crisis negotiator: 'I killed someone'
    A gunman accused of killing three people and injuring two in Pasadena over the weekend surrendered after a tense dialogue with an emergency services operator, officials said Monday. John Izeal Smith, 44, allegedly fired more than 40 rounds from a...