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  • Pennsylvania's Official Firearm II

     
    If you check my recent post titled Pennsylvania's Official Firearm, you'll find a set of the longest Comments I've ever received. It's kind of amazing. What's crazy is that the people who appear to be disagreeing -- not just in......
  • Pennsylvania's Official Firearm

     
    My column today is about a Pennsylvania bill, signed into law last month, that designates the Pennsylvania long rifle as the state's official firearm. The problem, experts on these guns informed the bill's sponsor, state Rep. Marcia Hahn, R-138th, last......
  • Updated comic Archie's death a cultural barometer

    Archie Andrews has died, felled by an assassin's bullet intended for a friend. Let's pause here to mourn an iconic figure of our childhood. If you're of a certain age, you might suspect that his murder was the result of a tormented love triangle...
  • Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott
    The topics this weekend for local public-affairs programs range fromĀ  Charlie Crist and conservation to tourism and gay marriage. Mike Holfeld talks to former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Crist, now a...
  • Gun safety, joyful noise, and Fair Districts: Letters

    Gun safety or control? Mary Sanchez on Sunday demonstrated the meaning of elasticity ("Put politics aside, treat gun safety as public-health issue"). You have to hand it to the liberal columnist: No fact will remain unstretched in her zest to enact gun-...
  • Maynard Evans, take hikes, and immigration: Letters

    Who was Maynard Evans? Maynard Evans was my great uncle. I deeply regret his good name now being unfairly besmirched. Let me tell you more about him. He was born in 1891 on Parramore Street in what is now downtown Orlando. His father died when he...
  • James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate

    James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate
    James S. Brady had been presidential press secretary for less than three months when a deranged would-be assassin fired a volley of shots at Ronald Reagan on the sidewalk outside a Washington, D.C., hotel. The president was wounded by a ricocheting...
  • Justice and absurdity tangled in Fla. gun laws: Editorial

    Justice and absurdity tangled in Fla. gun laws: Editorial
    Oh, what a tangled web lawmakers weave when first the state practices to aggrieve. In this case, it applies to lawmakers distressing Floridians who prefer rational self-defense and firearms policies. A recent reminder came this month in the Marissa...
  • Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court

    Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court
    Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings. Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the...
  • Concealed carry is nothing to worry about

     Concealed carry is nothing to worry about
    Gun control advocates are learning the downside of getting their way. Recently, a federal judge struck down the District of Columbia's ban on the carrying of concealed handguns. Anti-gun forces have been losing in legislatures for a long time. Now they...
  • James Brady, former White House press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, a former U.S. presidential press secretary who became a leading gun control crusader after he was critically wounded in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died, a family spokeswoman said on Monday. He was 73. The attack...