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Gun Control

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  • Feds charge three with illegal gun possession

    Three men are facing federal charges as part of a crackdown on gun violence and drug trafficking in Broward County, U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer announced Thursday. Among 16 arrested and charged in a joint operation, Freddy Lee Gardner, 49, of...
  • Tortured gun law now protects armed felons

    Tortured gun law now protects armed felons
    On Second Amendment issues, Florida lawmakers are prone to legislate first and ask questions later. That's why the Stand Your Ground law was enacted with so many muddled provisions that the courts are still trying to straighten out. The latest attempt...
  • Commentary: Ending homelessness requires a multipronged approach

    I have been a Costa Mesa resident for eight years. My wife and I purchased a home here because we fell in love with Costa Mesa's character. Maintaining and building this character are central to the message of my campaign for City Council, and it is...
  • California tightens handgun restrictions

    SACRAMENTO California (Reuters) - California has banned the sale of single-shot handguns that can be altered into semi-automatic weapons, handing a modest victory to proponents of tougher gun laws while striving to protect antique collectors. The new...
  • Encourage More Legal Gun Ownership

    In response to The Courant's editorial of July 15 ["He Had A Permit?"], I think it's a positive sign that two people who recently committed gun crimes had permits to carry. Apparently, the individuals were not effectively screened and/or taught gun laws...
  • Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage
    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades — as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...
  • Food companies back group fighting nutrition standards on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON A special interest group representing school nutritionists and backed financially by big food companies including six from Minnesota is pushing legislation that would allow school districts to bypass new lunch rules restricting sodium and...
  • Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials

     Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials
    After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...
  • Kashkari plays up Republican loyalty on talk radio

    It was Neel Kashkari’s third gig as a talk radio guest host since he emerged from last month’s primary as Gov. Jerry Brown’s Republican challenger, and the pressure was on to walk the party line. One caller asked if Kashkari had...
  • Sentences challenged for Maryland prisoners deemed to have violent pasts

    Sentences challenged for Maryland prisoners deemed to have violent pasts
    A little-noticed and highly technical Supreme Court decision is opening the way for dozens of federal inmates from Maryland to seek reduced sentences — even though trial judges found they had violent criminal pasts. For some, the high court...
  • Richard Martinez: an example for all

    Richard Martinez: an example for all
    Such an amazing person, Richard Martinez. ("Father of Isla Vista victim knows he has to keep speaking out," June 18) He has lost his child, shown his sorrow to all of us, met with the killer's parents and now wants to do something about guns. This is...