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Gun Control

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  • New play brings Supreme Court Justice Scalia to the stage

    Actor Edward Gero has spent a lot of time in court over the past year — the Supreme Court to be exact — watching, studying and listening to one justice in particular, seeing how he behaves. Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, is one of the court's...
  • Feds: Evidence backs Ferguson officer's account in shooting

    A federal investigation that cleared a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer for killing Michael Brown concluded that the physical evidence and credible witnesses all bolster the officer's account that he feared for his life when he fatally shot the black...
  • Czechs honor 8 killed in shooting in southeastern town

    The Czech Republic is honoring the victims of last week's deadly shooting attack in a small town restaurant. On Feb 24, a gunman entered the Druzba, or "Friendship," restaurant in the southeastern town of Uhersky Brod and opened fire during lunchtime,...
  • South Florida student brought arsenal to school, that happened

    South Florida student brought arsenal to school, that happened
    Now kids are packing heat in their school backpacks. Word is spreading that a Sunrise Middle student had a gun, knife, ammunition, mask and fireworks in his book bag on campus. The gun he toted would have made Clint Eastwood blink: A .357 magnum....
  • 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...
  • Emanuel addresses reputation in new ad

    Emanuel addresses reputation in new ad
    After months of letting others try to reform his image with Chicago voters in his campaign ads, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched a new TV spot in which he argues that his abrasiveness is due to his drive to improve the city. Speaking directly to the...
  • Sheriffs' support gives boost to evacuation gun bill

    Sheriffs' support gives boost to evacuation gun bill
    A National Rifle Association-supported measure that failed to win legislative approval a year ago appears to have a clear shot of advancing now that it has the backing of the Florida Sheriffs Association. House and Senate committees Wednesday approved...
  • People who carry guns offer us protection

    Barbara Diamond in her letter to the editor writes that "our lawmakers should be supporting common-sense gun laws, like bans on weapons in parks where our children play." I posit that, due to the high number of concealed-carry permits in her fair state,...
  • Lawmakers taking another crack at expanding gun checks

    Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to help kick-start a longshot campaign to expand criminal background checks to all commercial firearms sales. Similar legislation that sought to expand background checks...
  • Gun law have increased our safety

    Gun law have increased our safety
    While Rhonda Swan has a right to her opinion, I certainly wish the one printed today was based on more factual input. Swan stated that Florida lawmakers have passed a series of gun laws in the last 10 years that have made the NRA happy but residents...
  • Judge stays National Rifle Association suit in Pittsburgh

    A county judge has stayed the National Rifle Association's lawsuit challenging Pittsburgh's gun regulations until the Commonwealth Court rules on the constitutionality of a law passed during the Corbett administration that lets advocacy groups challenge...