The death has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns
James Brady, selected by president-elect Ronald Reagan to become his press secretary, talking to reporters after the announcement was made in Washington. Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reag…
PHOENIX — Saying Arizonans have “God-given rights to defend themselves,” the state House voted Wednesday to let anyone bring a concealed weapon into many public buildings, as long as he or she has a permit.
In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.
A proposed state law would let gun owners sue city council members or county supervisors personally if those governments pass or try to enforce gun laws that are stricter than state law.
A Tucson legislator wants to charge parents with a felony if their kid uses their gun to kill or injure someone.
Gun-control talk may have waned recently, but one local elected official is determined to bring it back to the forefront to start 2014.
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).
A mass shooting — another mass shooting — hit the news this week, and any sense of shock is gone. Such rampant killing is no longer an anomaly. The disbelief has given way to inevitability. There is no sense of what the hell is happening to our world, no outrage that we have allowed a societ…
Members of the House of Representatives work toward adjournment while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol on May 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during the last news conference of his first term in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
SALT LAKE CITY — More than 200 Utah teachers are expected to pack a convention hall on Thursday for six hours of concealed-weapons training as organizers seek to arm more educators in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting.
Vice President Joe Biden listens as President Barack Obama announces that Biden will lead an administration-wide effort to curb gun violence in response to the Connecticut school shooting, during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House on Dec. 19 in Washington. (AP Photo/ E…
The following editorial appeared in the Hartford Courant on Dec. 16. It is excerpted here:
First comes the tragedy. Then comes the shock and the news coverage and the funerals. And then comes the outraged pundits, the politicians and the gun lobbyists. And then the talk, talk, talk shows led by puppy-eyed hosts watched by a sobbing, hand-wringing nation. We will talk about wh…
U.S. Congressman Raul Gríjalva, a Democrat from Tucson, says we can no longer allow ourselves to be "cowed" by absolutism when it comes to gun rights.