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  • 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....
  • NRA's paranoia is catching

    NRA's paranoia is catching
    The Sun's editorial reflecting on the National Rifle Association convention in Nashville is an important statement on how the NRA has devalued our lives and our society ("Guns and the 'permanent darkness,'" April 16). Wayne LaPierre's recent rantings...
  • Man, friend held in slaying of teen girlfriend

    At age 12, Harveltz Beaubrun beat his 17-month-old cousin to death with a wooden baseball bat. Now, the 19-year-old man is accused in another bloody slaying — that of his 18-year-old girlfriend. Authorities on April 11 arrested Beaubrun along...
  • We all pay: The high costs of gun violence

    We all pay: The high costs of gun violence
    Each year more than 11,000 people are killed with guns in the United States, an additional 20,000 people commit suicide with guns and 80,000 people survive gunshot wounds with a wide range of injuries, including life-altering paralysis. That means bullets...
  • Tim McGraw defends decision to headline Sandy Hook concert

    Tim McGraw defends decision to headline Sandy Hook concert
    Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a Connecticut concert to benefit a Sandy Hook group, responding to critics who call it a gun control fundraiser. A concert at the XFINITY Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut, on July 17 featuring McGraw will...
  • Cut back on police shootings by cutting back on guns

    To the editor: Police officers must face a population that is awash in guns. Isn't it obvious that they might be scared when routine encounters could present mortal risks? ("Curbing use of deadly force by police calls for new policies, training," April...
  • Where education bills stand in the legislature

    Where education bills stand in the legislature
    Parents and students could soon see fewer tests and more school choices. Education issues have dominated the Legislature this year. So far, lawmakers have, killed two pro-gun bills, charted a new course for charter schools, failed to reach a uniform...
  • Kaine marks Va. tech massacre with call for gun control measures

    Sen. Tim Kaine came to th floor of the Senate to read the names of the 32 Virginia tech students and faculty who died in the mass shooting of April 16, 2007, and to call on Congress to pass comprehensive background check legislation -- the kind of law...
  • Trial set in 'Playboy, Cougar' murder

    Trial set in 'Playboy, Cougar' murder
    An Allentown man who calls himself "Playboy" and blamed an imaginary friend for hiding the dead body of his "cougar" girlfriend, will stand trial May 4. Jesus "Playboy" Dominguez, 33, was in Lehigh County Court on Wednesday to be arraigned on an...
  • Woman says she fatally shot boyfriend, a Miami cop, in self-defense

    Woman says she fatally shot boyfriend, a Miami cop, in self-defense
    Tiniko Thompson publicly admitted for the first time Wednesday that she fatally shot her live-in boyfriend, Miami police officer Carl Patrick, in his Pembroke Pines home in May. But, she said, it was in self-defense. Thompson took the stand in a Broward...
  • Punish the gun enablers

    Punish the gun enablers
    Thank you, Dan Rodricks, for continuing to focus on how criminals acquire guns ("Enablers of gun crime hard to trace," April 2). A felon's access to guns would be limited to theft without enablers. And thefts of guns would be easier to trace. U.S....