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Gun Control

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  • 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...
  • Tea For Two, Hold The Politics: Can Opposites Overcome?

    Tea For Two, Hold The Politics: Can Opposites Overcome?
    My partner died 18 months ago and I recently joined Match.com, spinning the high-tech wheel of romance, which after a couple of misses brought a hot if potentially flawed prospect. The first man I met for coffee was a former Episcopalian priest turned...
  • 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...
  • A Whole Lot Of Ammo Missing From Hartford Police Range

    A Whole Lot Of Ammo Missing From Hartford Police Range
    In a state with strict gun laws, the sloppy and slapdash management of the Hartford police shooting range over many years should be embarrassing — if not criminal. A city audit of the shooting range released this week found that the range...
  • Ed Pawlowski says Obama trade pact would hurt Pennsylvania jobs

    Ed Pawlowski says Obama trade pact would hurt Pennsylvania jobs
    — Allentown Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Ed Pawlowski says he has concerns about the potential effects of a trade agreement the Obama administration is crafting with Japan and 10 other Pacific countries. Pennsylvania workers would find...
  • 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...
  • British intended to seize colonists' guns

    On April 18, 1775, British troops left Boston headed for the towns of Lexington and Concord. The next day was the first battle of the American Revolution, even though it would be another 15 months before the Declaration of Independence would be written....