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Gun Control

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  • Texas poised to pass open-carry handgun law

    Texas poised to pass open-carry handgun law
    Texas is on the verge of passing legislation that would allow handgun owners to openly carry firearms. The House approved a proposal Monday by a vote of 101 to 42 that would allow those with concealed carry licenses to openly carry handguns in a...
  • Weighing Gun Control Proposals, Lawmakers Hear From Family Of Woman Killed By Husband

    Weighing Gun Control Proposals, Lawmakers Hear From Family Of Woman Killed By Husband
    HARTFORD – Lawmakers are considering the first significant gun control proposals since a sweeping package of laws was enacted two years ago in response to the Sandy Hook school shootings. One bill would allow the removal of guns from a person...
  • Smigiel says he's looking at run for Congress in 1st

    Smigiel says he's looking at run for Congress in 1st
    Former Del. Michael D. Smigiel Sr., a leader of the libertarian wing of the Maryland Republican Party, said Tuesday that he's considering a run for the GOP nomination for the 1st District seat in the U.S. House. Smigiel's statement, which came in an...
  • Tim McGraw Defends Decision To Headline Sandy Hook Concert

    Tim McGraw Defends Decision To Headline Sandy Hook Concert
    HARTFORD — Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a Hartford concert to benefit a Sandy Hook group, responding to critics who call it a gun control fundraiser. A concert at the XFINITY Theatre on July 17 featuring McGraw will benefit...
  • If not Congress, Obama should reject bill on concealed-weapon permits

    California has some of the nation's toughest gun-control laws, but proposed legislation in Congress would force the state to let people with concealed-weapon permits issued elsewhere carry their guns here. The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity...
  • Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73

    Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73
    After the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, nearly everyone knew that White House spokesman James Brady had been shot in the head and partially paralyzed in the attack by a mentally deranged assailant, John W. Hinckley Jr. But...
  • Parents of slain children summon powerful words

     Parents of slain children summon powerful words
    Listen to what the mothers say: "The rest of my life, until I die, I will cry." — Laura DeDomenico after her 13-year-old son, Anthony Diaz, was shot and killed on a Northwest Side street in February "My baby didn't make it to the end of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...