Senate hearing on connection between guns and domestic violence is step forward.
The White House will honor a local woman who has become a vocal supporter of gun reform after surviving the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting spree.
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…
A Tucson activist is spearheading a campaign to purchase school supplies for kids who live in the same neighborhoods slated to receive free shotguns.
Mayor Francis Slay speaks during a rally by the St. Louis chapter of the national group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America on Saturday, March 30, 2013 in Kiener Plaza in St. Louis. Photo by Stephanie S. Cordle, firstname.lastname@example.org
The public is invited to attend a forum on gun-violence prevention to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 3809 E. Third St.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.
A contingent of Tucson survivors of gun violence, including some from the Jan. 8, 2011, mass shooting, traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to seek congressional support for closing a loophole in national gun laws.
Michelle Obama greets Jan. 8 shooting survivor Pam Simon.
Don't listen to those who say President Obama's bold plan to reduce gun violence - including an assault-weapons ban - has no chance in Congress. I seem to recall that health-care reform was deemed impossible, too. Until it happened.
This is worth attending. Here's the news release I received:
President Barack Obama's broad effort to reduce gun violence will include a proposed ban on military-style assault weapons,high-capacity clips, paranoia and bullying. The National Bullying Association has vowed to fight this response to the Newtown massacre declaring,”My right to bully shall…
I appreciate your editorial of Dec. 18, “Obama’s first task.” Establishing a commission to inform “data-driven policy” and working to harness “the national will to persuade Congress to act” are important actions for the president to take. Yes, the renewal of the assault weapons ban is impera…
Congratulations to all you gun control advocates! You’ve won. You dismissed the idea that if you outlaw guns, only the outlaws would have guns.
Rev. Traci Blackmon, pastor of Christ the King UCC Photo by Christian Gooden, email@example.com
Linda Straub, CSJ of the Catholic Student Center at Washington University, speaks at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St. Louis on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, during a Vigil for Peace for the victims of the Newtown, Conn. massacre and St. Louis casualties of gun violence. Religious leaders fr…
Rabbi Susan Talve of the Central Reform Jewish Congregation leads a prayer at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St. Louis on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, during a Vigil for Peace for the victims of the Newtown, Conn., massacre and St. Louis casualties of gun violence. Religious leaders from a v…