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Gun Control

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  • Florida not alone in its zeal for guns

    Florida not alone in its zeal for guns
    There is an ambitious delusion among many gun rights advocates that every physical threat can be dealt with by a gun. We encounter it every time there is a headline-grabbing gun murder. If only there had been a good guy with a gun on the scene to...
  • LAPD skid row shooting: Once a weapon is grabbed, 'all bets are off'

    LAPD skid row shooting: Once a weapon is grabbed, 'all bets are off'
    An officer-involved shooting on Los Angeles' skid row has captured nationwide attention with cellphone video that shows the incident. Three officers opened fire on a man just before noon Sunday on San Pedro Street in downtown L.A.  As the L.A. Times...
  • Home-Schooling Parents Bristle At Sandy Hook Policy Recommendations

    Home-Schooling Parents Bristle At Sandy Hook Policy Recommendations
    HARTFORD — Home-schooling parents are revolting against recommendations that children with disabilities being taught at home have a special education plan that would need the approval of the local school district. The proposal was included in a...
  • Sandy Hook group's final report calls for change: 'We must do something'

    Sandy Hook group's final report calls for change: 'We must do something'
    Some things have changed since that awful day two years ago when a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and killed 20 first-graders and six employees. The school, which sat on a two-lane road up from the fire station, has...
  • Speak Out: Tax cuts should have been done a long time ago

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. Kudos to Rauner: Well, these arrangements from the state where they...
  • Malloy: Sandy Hook Report Will Guide Future Policy

    Malloy: Sandy Hook Report Will Guide Future Policy
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy pledged Friday that recommendations from a commission convened in response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting would guide future policy decisions. "This is not about who, what, when, where things...
  • An uphill fight for South Florida's Democratic delegation

    An uphill fight for South Florida's Democratic delegation
    South Florida is the state's most populous region, yet it has almost no political clout in the Legislature. Republicans control both houses and the governor's mansion, so the area's heavily Democratic delegations will face a fight for relevance when...
  • Cowardly violence, Quran and wealth: Letters

    End cowardly violence The consistent, perduring violence in our Central Florida communities is alarming and depressing. We know that those on the front lines of law enforcement are doing all they can to prevent and respond to this culture of...
  • Illinois hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner

    Illinois hunters, outdoorsmen hope for ally in Rauner
    Illinois hunters and outdoors enthusiasts see Gov. Bruce Rauner as a potential new ally in Springfield as they eye legislation this session that includes measures to ban the use of drones to track wildlife, allow silencers at gun ranges, expand coyote...
  • Gun control and John R. Lott Jr

    I would like to respond to the Commentary that your paper published on Feb. 25 by John R. Lott, Jr, "Arm public to deter killers."  I applaud your paper's willingness to publish a variety of opinions on gun violence. In fact, earlier this month you...
  • Take a gun to the mall

    Take a gun to the mall
    Over the weekend Somali terrorists threatened to attack the Mall of America in Minnesota. They called for a massacre similar to the 2013 Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed and injured scores of people. With the large Somali...