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Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

Closure of Redington Pass shooting sites is extended

The closure was extended until next Sept. 30 or until rescinded.

October 04, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…

Guns on campus offers illusion of safety

Legislation that would allow Arizona schools to keep a gun on campus and give one person access to it offers the illusion of doing something to further safety rather than taking concrete steps to protect children.

March 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Escalating from words to bullets

In a time of instant communication — much of it reaction to what someone else did or said — deadly force is the most potent instant communication of all.

February 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Questions about guns

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Questions about guns

We know what won’t change gun laws in the United States:

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

I commend the Star for reprinting the Washington Post editorial on the need for research on accidental firearm deaths of children (“Info vital on scope of gun accidents involving kids,” Dec. 3).

December 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Mandatory gun insurance could impose order on now-chaotic gun policies

For decades, many of America's finest minds have searched for that single idea, or perhaps set of them, that would ameliorate the growing instances of gun violence that have increasingly blighted our landscape. I don't count myself among the great minds, but I am observant. I notice ideas wh…

April 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson police investigation leads to arrest of prohibited gun possessor

Tucson police investigation leads to arrest of prohibited gun possessor

A man was arrested Thursday after an investigation found that he was selling firearms, even though he was not supposed to possess guns.

April 04, 2013 7:57 pm

Mark Kelly explains purchase of AR-15 at Tucson gun store

The husband of former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords says he bought an AR-15 rifle in Tucson to make a point about the ease of background checks for gun owners.

March 11, 2013 4:14 pm Related Loading…

US should make straw purchases of guns a felony

Buying a gun for a person who can't legally possess a firearm would be a federal felony under legislation now headed toward the Senate; Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake should support this bill.

March 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Man gets nearly 4 years in Fast and Furious case

PHOENIX — An admitted straw buyer was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his part in a gun smuggling ring that was targeted in the botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

December 05, 2012 9:07 amLoading…

Arizona woman to be sentenced in Fast and Furious case

PHOENIX — A federal judge is scheduled to sentence a woman today who admitted to aiding at a gun smuggling ring that was monitored in the government’s botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

October 22, 2012 9:54 amLoading…

2 in Arizona’s Fast and Furious case to change plea

PHOENIX — Two men charged with participating in a gun smuggling ring are expected to change their pleas in the federal government’s botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

April 23, 2012 10:03 amLoading…
Woman with gun in bra busted in Mesa

Woman with gun in bra busted in Mesa

PHOENIX — A woman who’s a convicted felon and not allowed to possess a firearm has been arrested after telling Mesa police that she had a handgun concealed in her bra.

January 10, 2012 2:14 pmLoading…

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