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  • Maryland's gun law is working

    Maryland's gun law is working
    The gun lobby's lawsuit against Maryland's life-saving Firearm Safety Act described in Saturday's front page article does not challenge the constitutionality of the key provision of the act — requiring handgun purchasers to first obtain a...
  • Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU

    Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU
    Sadly, shootings are so frequent that the post-tragedy scripts by activists on both sides of the debate about guns have become predictable. Proving my point, one of Florida's most outspoken and extreme gun rights groups sent out a press release that...
  • Washington voters OK strict background checks for gun purchases

    Just weeks after a fatal high school shooting north of Seattle, voters in Washington state on Tuesday were set to approve a measure that would establish one of the nation’s toughest background checks for gun purchases. Initiative 594 was winning...
  • Colorado Senate: Republican Cory Gardner defeats incumbent Udall

    Calling Tuesday’s election a defining political moment, Rep. Cory Gardner swept to victory in a closely watched race, ousting Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and becoming the first Republican Colorado has sent to the Senate in more than a decade....
  • Democratic Assemblyman Steve Fox loses Palmdale seat, AP says

    Democratic Assemblyman Steve Fox has been defeated by GOP challenger Tom Lackey in a closely watched Palmdale-area Assembly race.  Republicans had made Fox's ouster a top priority in hopes of breaking the Democratic supermajority in the lower house....
  • True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us

    True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us
    Democrats may have won every statewide office, re-won every U.S. House seat, and kept majorities in both houses of the state legislature in the last election. But the Nov. 4 results were not the inevitable outcome of a powerhouse of a state Democratic...
  • New report on Newtown shooter: Parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

    In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life. But Adam was angry and anxious, and he didn'...
  • 21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law
    Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in an amicus brief...
  • Florida approves silencers for game hunting

    Florida wildlife officials lifted a 57-year-old ban on game hunters using silencers on their rifles and pistols after brief discussion at a public meeting on Friday. The change, sought by the National Rifle Association, went into effect immediately...
  • Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?

    Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?
    The tragic Florida State University shooting yesterday hit close to home, at least for legislators. FSU, for those who don’t know, is little more than a football’s throw from the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee. So you’d think...
  • A campus shooting hits close to home: Editorial

    A campus shooting hits close to home: Editorial
    Shots and shock Again. That has to be the first reaction after hearing about the horrific shooting Thursday morning inside the main library at Florida State University. Again. After praying for those injured in the shooting, and hoping for the...