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Gun Control

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  • Poll On Guns Finds Strong Support For Background Checks

    Nine out of 10 Americans support background check requirements on all firearms purchases, but the country remains deeply divided on the broader issue of gun control, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. The national poll found...
  • Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect

    Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect
    Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead? A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power. Under its provisions,...
  • Target asks customers to keep their guns out of stores

    Target asks customers to keep their guns out of stores
    Target on Wednesday asked shoppers not to bring guns to its stores after protests against a gun-rights campaign in Texas where customers brandished firearms in store aisles. "Starting today we will ... respectfully request that guests not bring firearms...
  • Target 'respectfully requests' shoppers leave guns at home

    Target is not banning shoppers from carting firearms through its stores, as many news outlets are reporting. "This is a request and not a prohibition," said Molly Snyder, a group manager from Target's public relations department.  In its "Bullseye...
  • Hello, Congress: Americans want a strong Social Security system

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Political polarization is at a historic peak. Americans are divided on gun control, abortion, healthcare and privacy, according to a study released last month by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press documenting our...
  • Progress in Englewood

    Progress in Englewood
    On a muddy plot of land off 63rd Street and across from Kennedy-King College, Mayor Emanuel and local leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new Whole Foods slated to open in spring 2016. The 18,000-square-foot market, which is expected to generate about 100...
  • Obama will bypass Congress on immigration

    Obama will bypass Congress on immigration
    President Barack Obama said Monday he would take executive action to revamp the U.S. immigration system and move additional resources to protect the border after hopes of passing broad reform legislation in Congress officially died. Republican John...
  • Target asks customers not to bring guns to its stores

    MINNEAPOLIS Target Corp. on Wednesday took a stand against customers who bring firearms into its stores. "This is a complicated issue, but it boils down to a simple belief: Bringing firearms to Target creates an environment that is at odds with the...
  • Baltimore endorsements [Editorial]

    Baltimore endorsements  [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Baltimore City: District 40 Three incumbents are running for re-election in this district, which covers a large swath of Midtown and West Baltimore, but they have drawn an unusually large number...
  • Months After Exiting Connecticut, Rifle-Maker Honors New State

    When PTR Industries announced last year it would flee Connecticut for the firearms-friendly state of South Carolina, it made a public statement of defiance and political will. The maker of military style, semi-automatic rifles was founded and grounded in...
  • Mom of 'handsome' felon starts 'Free Jeremy' page seeking $25,000

    Mom of 'handsome' felon starts 'Free Jeremy' page seeking $25,000
    The mother of a felon whose "handsome" booking photo went viral after it was posted on the Stockton Police Department's Facebook account is hoping to show a softer side of her son as she tries to raise funds for his legal defense. Katherine Angier...