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Gun Control

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  • Sheppard Pratt president Sharfstein to retire in 2016

    Sheppard Pratt president Sharfstein to retire in 2016
    Dr. Steven S. Sharfstein, president of Sheppard Pratt Health System, announced Thursday that he will retire. Sharfstein, who was hired as vice president and medical director before taking over as president and CEO in 1992, said he would retire after...
  • Ceremony marks 4-year anniversary of Gabby Giffords shooting; former lawmaker meets with Obama

    Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords spent part of the fourth year anniversary of the mass shooting that left her gravely wounded meeting with President Barack Obama as her city paused to remember the tragedy that left six dead and 13 injured. Nineteen...
  • Oh-oh -- another loophole in Florida's gun laws

    Oh-oh -- another loophole in Florida's gun laws
        Just what we need. Another infamous loophole in our already kind of loosey-goosey gun laws. But, hey, they call us the "Gunshine State" for nothing. This doozy is brought to you by a recent article in the Palm Beach Post. It was the news out...
  • Men accused of cocaine trafficking, gun possession

    Men accused of cocaine trafficking, gun possession
    Two men were arrested for trafficking cocaine and gun possession after they were pulled over by Boca Raton police, according to an arrest report. Officers were patrolling at noon Thursday around the BP Gas Station, 5440 W. Glades Road, when they saw a...
  • Oak Park voters back background checks for firearm ownership

    Oak Park voters back background checks for firearm ownership
    Voters in historically pro-gun-control Oak Park appeared to overwhelmingly approve a nonbinding proposal asking whether the federal government should require universal background checks for firearm ownership. With all precincts reporting, 92.26...
  • Got Gun?

    Got Gun?
    According to a Pew Research Center study, we the peeps have changed our minds again, much to the delight of the National Rifle Association I’m sure. More folks are in favor of protecting gun rights and less inclined to be in favor of gun control...
  • Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer

    Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer
    Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home. That would be naive. There have been two gun-related incidents in my...
  • Two Years After Sandy Hook, Support For Gun Rights Up

    Two Years After Sandy Hook, Support For Gun Rights Up
    The depressing irony on Connecticut's sad anniversary is that the post-Newtown era is seeing increasing support for gun rights. Is this the waning of the Newtown effect? For the first time in two decades, there is — tragically — more support...
  • What is the Harford County Council really afraid of?

    What is the Harford County Council really afraid of?
    When you begin to fear your own citizens and the press, it may be time for the Harford County Council to talk about who and why people in the audience might be carrying guns and would want to harm them ("New Harford Council security policy continues to...
  • Senate approves government spending bill, ending fear of shutdown

    Senate approves government spending bill, ending fear of shutdown
    The Senate gave final approval late Saturday to a $1 trillion spending bill after muscling past opposition from conservative Republicans — an effort that ended any possibility of a government shutdown until next fall. With the holiday...
  • Remembering Newtown Two Years Later

    Remembering Newtown Two Years Later
    HARTFORD — They filled a small chapel in this city to pray for peace on a day when quiet reflection across the state trumped candlelight vigils on town greens to mark two years since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. You...