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Gun Control

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  • 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...
  • How To Get To Bipartisan Consensus On Firearms

    How To Get To Bipartisan Consensus On Firearms
    As long as there have been guns in America, there has been regulation. The General Assembly is considering a number of laws dealing with firearms — proposed from both sides of the political aisle — which gives the legislature a rare...
  • Man who shot at police charged with attempted homicide

    Bail is set at $1 million for a Fitchburg man accused of shooting at police after officers tried to coax him out of an apartment earlier this month. Thirty-one-year-old Tommie Evans was charged Friday with three counts of attempted first-degree...
  • 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...
  • Politics as Usual

    Casey, Toomey split ahead of nomination vote The U.S. Senate could vote this week on attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, and Pennsylvania's two senators say they will be on opposite sides of that vote. Democrat Bob Casey will be backing Lynch, the...
  • Former candidate faces forfeiture of scores of weapons

    Federal prosecutors are seeking the forfeiture of scores of weapons from a Delaware Republican Party official and three-time state Senate candidate charged with illegally dealing in firearms. Forty-year-old Matthew Opaliski of Greenwood was indicted last...
  • Virginia state Senate races poised to be big-dollar affairs

    Minutes after the 2015 legislative session was complete, Gov. Terry McAuliffe told reporters he was going to make sure the partisan makeup of next year's session would be different. The Democratic governor predicted his party was going to retake...
  • Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database

    Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database
    For nearly two years, the names of 1,100 severely mentally ill people in Orange County, prohibited by law from buying guns, sat in court files in the Orange County Clerk of Courts Office but were not forwarded to a state and federal registry, meaning...
  • On states' rights, Republicans flip-flop over concealed guns bill

    To the editor: The so-called Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act is extremely disturbing, hypocritical and dishonest. ("If not Congress, Obama should reject bill on concealed-weapon permits," editorial, March 8) The website of Sen. John...
  • Gun ban in Howard makes sense

    Gun ban in Howard makes sense
    The effort by three members of the Howard County Council to keep unauthorized people carrying guns from bringing them onto Howard County government property is a common sense safety measure that keeps an important, if emotional issue before the public ("...
  • Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Brown says he will run for Congress

    Former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday that he will run in the Democratic primary to succeed U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards, who is running for the seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski. Brown's decision to run for Congress comes about five months after...