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Firearms

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  • Gun accidents need serious handling and solid data

    Hours before a memorial for Isla Vista victims last Tuesday, a UC Santa Barbara student was, he said, playing with his Glock handgun — one of the seven guns he legally owns — when it went off accidentally. The round went through a wall, struck...
  • Handgun purchase limit is worth a shot

    Handgun purchase limit is worth a shot
    At worst, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed law limiting retail firearms customers in Chicago to one handgun purchase every 30 days will be a futile, ineffective gesture — one finger in a dike that has sprung hundreds of leaks. After all, the...
  • Isla Vista shooting: Read Elliot Rodger's graphic, elaborate attack plan

    Elliot Rodger, the suspect in a rampage near UC Santa Barbara, outlined his intentions in a 137-page document that he sent Friday night, shortly before the killings, to someone he knew from an online body building forum. The document was forwarded to...
  • Florida House advances warning shot, Pop Tart gun bills

    Florida House advances warning shot, Pop Tart gun bills
    TALLAHASSEE -- At the behest of the gun lobby, the Florida House is poised to pass two gun bills that would let people fire warning shots in the air but not get kicked out of school for biting pastries into the shape of firearms. One of the bills...
  • Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism

    Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism
    For extraordinary acts of courage during the D-day invasion of World War II, Walter Ehlers received the nation's highest military award — the Medal of Honor. And it changed his life. "I didn't have a life before the medal," Ehlers said in a 2004...
  • Chipotle to customers: Stop bringing guns into our restaurants

    Chipotle Mexican Grill is stepping into a contentious national debate on firearms by asking customers to leave their guns at home. The Denver chain, best known for made-to-order burritos and tacos, said Monday that a recent demonstration by gun...
  • Florida man arrested for allegedly beating his dog with a sawed-off shotgun

    Florida man arrested for allegedly beating his dog with a sawed-off shotgun
    A Port St. Lucie man was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after allegedly beating a dog with a sawed-off shotgun, WPTV reports.  Port St. Lucie police responded to Kyle Romain Hall's apartment Wednesday in response to a possible domestic...
  • Photo of baby with rifle goes viral

    Photo of baby with rifle goes viral
    A Facebook photo of an infant with a firearm in her lap at a gun store has prompted another kerfuffle about gun rights as well as one about parenting. According to the owner of the Connecticut store, Woodbridge Firearms Trading Post, the baby girl's...
  • Teen protests suspension over T-shirt with image of AK-47

    Teen protests suspension over T-shirt with image of AK-47
    A Hinsdale Central High School student is challenging a suspension he said he received for wearing to school a T-shirt that depicts an AK-47. Senior Chris Borg, 18, of Hinsdale, appeared before the Hinsdale Township High School District 86 school...
  • At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard

    At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard
    BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — The first thing you see on the drive to Cliven Bundy's ranch are the American flags — tied to roadside guardrails, flapping in a hard desert wind. At a bend in state Route 170 sits the so-called Patriot Checkpoint,...
  • DJS employee arrested in shooting incident outside Hickey School

    DJS employee arrested in shooting incident outside Hickey School
    A 29-year-old Department of Juvenile Services employee and her 39-year-old boyfriend have been arrested after shots were fired Thursday night in the parking lot of a youth detention facility in Baltimore County, state police said. Police said an...