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Gun Control

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  • Utah law allows gun owners to use deadly force in many cases

    Police say two Utah men fatally shot would-be criminals a few miles apart over the weekend, but neither shooter is expected to face charges in a gun-friendly state that was one of the first to pass a "Stand Your Ground"-style law more than 20 years ago....
  • Gun in officer's slaying 9th from Georgia heist found in NY

    A handgun used to fatally shoot a New York Police Department officer a few days ago was among 23 stolen from a Georgia pawn shop and is the ninth to be recovered on the city's streets. Two of the handguns taken from Little's Bait & Tackle Pawn Shop in...
  • NC pistol permit repeal proposal worries gun-control group

    A group of mothers and other advocates says a General Assembly proposal seeking to ease gun regulations in North Carolina raises risks for more gun violence because criminal background checks would be required for fewer handgun sales. Members of the...
  • Bill would pave way for assault weapons bans

    Bill would pave way for assault weapons bans
    In response to an appellate court ruling upholding the City of Highland Park's ban on assault weapons, state Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) Tuesday introduced a measure that would restore the ability of cities and villages in Illinois to ban assault...
  • What's hot this year at the Orlando Fringe Festival

    What's hot this year at the Orlando Fringe Festival
    Each year, curious trends bubble up at the Orlando Fringe Festival. Some genres are a given — gay-themed shows, parodies and improv comedy. But here are some mini-trends to keep an eye on: Edgar Allan Poe: In "Hop-Frog," John Devennie tells a...
  • Lake Minneola High student arrested on gun possession charges

    Lake Minneola High student arrested on gun possession charges
    A fourteen-year-old student was arrested on Friday after deputies say he was found in possession of a gun at Lake Minneola High School. The student was taken into custody and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds, a felony. The student...
  • Oregon bill passes expanding background checks for gun sales

    An Oregon bill expanding background checks to encompass nearly all gun sales in the state made it through the Legislature on Monday, overcoming obstacles that stymied two previous attempts to pass similar laws. The measure now heads to Democratic Gov....
  • Analysis: Carly Fiorina's Silicon Valley story could boost or bust her presidential bid

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Carly Fiorina is as close as it gets to a Silicon Valley candidate for president. So why did the former Hewlett-Packard CEO move 2,400 miles across the country to leave her California story behind? It's a question Fiorina, who officially...
  • 'Would you attend a gay wedding?' -- a question meant to trip up, not inform

    'Would you attend a gay wedding?' -- a question meant to trip up, not inform
    A few weeks ago, Jorge Ramos of Fusion asked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) if he would attend the gay wedding of a loved one. Rubio responded, “If it's somebody in my life that I care for, of course I would.” Rubio went on to say that he doesn't...
  • Cops hail man who fatally shoots suspect outside Utah store

    Police are hailing a man who shot and killed a would-be carjacker outside a Utah grocery store, saying he did the right thing by coming to the aid of the vehicle's owner. The 31-year-old man with a concealed weapons permit was in the Macey's parking...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Peter Langman, expert on school shooters

    Newsmaker Q&A: Peter Langman, expert on school shooters
    Peter Langman, an Allentown psychologist, author and creator of schoolshooters.info, an online collection of documents related to school shooters, is an expert on the psychological causes of school shootings and has educated teachers, law enforcement...