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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Newtown advocates' annual ride makes pit stop in New Jersey

    Advocates of tougher gun control measures have made a pit stop in northern New Jersey during their third annual bike ride from Newtown, Connecticut to Washington. The riders rolled into Morristown on Sunday and took part in a rally with some community...
  • Ravenswood shooting: 'He had so many friends, and that was his downfall'

    Ravenswood shooting: 'He had so many friends, and that was his downfall'
    The mother of a man shot in a Ravenswood alley Sunday stood in the same alley Friday night, shaking in the cold, a cardboard sign with the words "Stop the Violence" pressed to her chest.  Between sobs, she described her son Dushanti Hassell, a father of...
  • Newtown advocates kick off annual ride to Washington

    Advocates of tougher gun control measures are embarking on their third annual bike ride from Newtown to Washington. The group that calls itself Team 26 is setting out Saturday morning on the 400-mile ride that is expected to take them four days. Twenty...
  • Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule

    Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule
    A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to reconsider a decision that made it easier to receive a permit to carry a concealed weapon. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris had appealed the 2-1 decision in February 2014 by a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of...
  • Barts Sports World closing after 57 years

    Barts Sports World closing after 57 years
    Without Barts Sports World, Mike Smith will have to find a new place to buy shotgun shells. The Glen Burnie resident learned the store was closing last week after coming in to see if they happened to be having a sale. But what he found was a shop...
  • Schumer gets chance to leap atop Senate Democrats' power list

    WASHINGTON This is the opportunity Chuck Schumer has been waiting for. The Democrat, who has been building a power base in the U.S. Senate for more than a decade, is the early favorite to take over for party leader Harry Reid, who announced his...
  • Public defender: San Francisco jail inmates forced to fight

    Sheriff's deputies arranged and gambled on fights between San Francisco jail inmates and told them to lie if they needed medical attention, an official said. Public defender Jeff Adachi, an elected official, said that over the past few weeks at least...
  • Lawmakers seek tax and fee cuts for gun buyers, owners

    It could be a good year for gun rights and gun owners. The state Legislature is proposing to make Florida one of the few states offering tax breaks for purchasers of guns, ammunition and gun club memberships. A massive House tax cut package would...
  • Governor proposes tighter gift caps for state lawmakers

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants state lawmakers to enact stricter limits on gifts from lobbyists they can receive as the state's elected officials continue to grapple with ethics reform in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption scandal....