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Gun Control

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  • Protecting Citizens From Government

    I agree with letter writer Patricia Karwoski's statement that "Connecticut voters should choose their elected officials not based on their NRA rating, but on their courage to do what is right to protect our citizens" [Aug. 7, courant.com/letters, "Must...
  • The NRA's Handy Voting Guide

    Just recently I was combing through my morning Courant and I noticed the NRA is giving grades to politicians who are in favor of less gun laws (B-minus or higher) and those who favor tougher gun laws ( Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got an F). This got me...
  • Lil Durk pleads guilty, vows never to be in court again

    Lil Durk pleads guilty, vows never to be in court again
    Rapper Lil Durk vowed Tuesday this would be his last visit to Cook County criminal court after pleading guilty to gun possession charges in exchange for probation. “The key word is I'll be staying out of trouble,” Lil Durk, whose real name...
  • Illinois politicians created a kitchen sink ballot. Guess who wins.

    Illinois politicians created a kitchen sink ballot. Guess who wins.
    When you head out to vote Nov. 4, be sure to pack lunch and a few crossword puzzles. It's going to take a while. In addition to races for U.S. Senate, governor, General Assembly, judgeships and other posts, the ballot will include a buffet of pick-your-...
  • No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns

    No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns
    TIJUANA -- Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine who has been charged with violating Mexican gun laws, arrived at a federal courthouse here Monday morning in a dramatic, and slightly ironic, motorcade of armored vehicles, blaring sirens and black-clad men...
  • In 'Bizarro World,' gun laws actually make sense

    Last week, I woke up in Bizzaro World. I'm sure the good folks of Boston, or just about anyone who has ever visited Beantown, would dispute that characterization. But, I was in town for a National Association of Black Journalists convention, and the...
  • Felony gun charges dropped in FBI home-search case

    Felony gun charges dropped in FBI home-search case
    Cook County prosecutors on Thursday dropped felony gun charges against a Chicago man amid questions about whether the FBI had improperly teamed up with probation officers to search his home. The case of Orangelo Payne was spotlighted in a Tribune...
  • Jewish group calls for resignation of gun lobbyist

    SEATTLE The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle has scheduled a news conference for Tuesday morning calling for the resignation of a gun lobbyist who reportedly made remarks linking gun control to the Holocaust. The remarks surfaced Monday on the...
  • Beretta to move gun production from Maryland

    Beretta U.S.A., the American arm of the iconic Italian firearm maker, said Tuesday that it would move all of its U.S. manufacturing activities from Prince George's County to Tennessee in response to the gun control law the Maryland General Assembly passed...
  • California lawmakers have a busy month ahead

    It's crunch time at the state Capitol. Lawmakers return from summer recess Monday with less than a month left to act on key issues such as gun control measures introduced after the massacre in Isla Vista last spring and ethics measures proposed after...
  • Five things for Tuesday, July 29

    Five things for Tuesday, July 29
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. 1. Let's start with weather. The National Hurricane Center reports that the tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic organized some last night and could grow into a tropical depression or storm today or...