| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Public support for gun rights has increased since the Dec. 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, according to a Pew Research Center study released Wednesday that found, for the first time in more than two decades, that more Americans support gun...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:58 PM
NEW YORK — Gun rights advocates wrangled with the state in federal appeals court Tuesday over Connecticut's recently enacted bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, both of which were among the firearms regulations passed...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed five people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city.
Three of the victims held dual U.S.-Israeli...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
OMG!! Did you hear??!!
Florida has another gun debate!!!
It's about silencers!!
The NRA wants to allow them for hunters!!
Gun-control advocates can now start screaming about the dangers of silent mass murderers!!
And NRA members can scream about...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:06 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be cutting the state budget later this week in order to help close a projected deficit ranging between $89 million and $99 million in the current fiscal year.
Malloy's budget director, Benjamin Barnes, said...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Under California law, counties have the option of restricting permits to carry concealed weapons in public to those applicants who establish a “good cause” for doing so. Or they did until earlier this year, when a divided three-judge panel...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:23 AM
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...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:06 AM
As national Democrats focus on revamping their strategy for future elections, they are looking to Connecticut Gov Dannel P Malloy, who won while many candidates in his party lost on Election Day.
Heading into the campaign season this year, Malloy's...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:59 PM
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....
| Nov 28, 2014
| 7:55 PM
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...