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Giffords struggling to make guns a midterm issue

Giffords struggling to make guns a midterm issue

So close to the election, few candidates rally to her cause.

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Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

Steve Kozachik: It's time to apply the public health model to gun related deaths

In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Proposed law wants to make elected officials to pay for adopting illegal gun laws

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.

February 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Make parents responsible if kids get a hold of guns, Tucson lawmaker says

Make parents responsible if kids get a hold of guns, Tucson lawmaker says

A Tucson legislator wants to charge parents with a felony if their kid uses their gun to kill or injure someone.

February 01, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Kozachik to hold gun-reform forum

Gun-control talk may have waned recently, but one local elected official is determined to bring it back to the forefront to start 2014.

January 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Court backs ATF over border-area gun dealers

PHOENIX - The Obama administration can legally order gun dealers in Arizona and three other border states to report people who buy multiple weapons, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

June 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Boost for background checks: Senators compromise

WASHINGTON — Conservative senators from both parties announced their support for expanding background checks for gun buyers Wednesday, giving a burst of momentum to supporters of stronger restrictions. But big questions remain about whether President Obama can push significant gun controls t…

April 10, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
Uhlich, educators join to censure NRA report

Uhlich, educators join to censure NRA report

Tucson City Councilwoman Karin Uhlich and several local educators on Tuesday denounced an NRA report suggesting that schools train selected staff members to carry firearms on campuses to keep students safer.

April 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Uhlich, educators join to censure NRA report

Uhlich, educators join to censure NRA report

Flowing Wells School District Superintendent Nicholas Clement addresses reporters. With him are Vicki Balentine, left, former Amphitheater schools superintendent; Roger Pfeuffer, former TUSD superintendent; and Tucson City Councilwoman Karin Uhlich. They say the NRA report is way off base.

April 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

NRA study suggests trained, armed school staffers

WASHINGTON — The Senate gun control debate on the near horizon, a National Rifle Association-sponsored report on Tuesday proposed a program for schools to train selected staffers as armed security officers. The former Republican congressman who headed the study suggested at least one protect…

April 02, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

Giffords in TV ad urges background checks for all gun purchases

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.

March 05, 2013 11:28 am Video Related Loading…

Eugene Robinson: On guns, unfinished business

The moment that most deserves to be remembered from Sunday’s thrilling Super Bowl came before the game, when Jennifer Hudson joined students from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in singing “America the Beautiful.” It was a heart-rending elegy for the fallen — and a stirring call to action.

February 04, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Dana Milbank: LaPierre caught with his facts down

Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association’s chief executive, arrived for his hearing on Capitol Hill in the organization’s trademark fashion: violently.

January 31, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…
Editorial: The gun industry targets the kiddie market

Editorial: The gun industry targets the kiddie market

The gun industry isn’t the first to try to push deadly products into the hands of children.

January 30, 2013 11:00 pmLoading…

Blog: Gabrielle Giffords keeps getting better

Speaking in a clear, forceful voice, former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords this morning implored the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to do something about gun violence.

January 30, 2013 8:50 amLoading…
Giffords speaks at Senate gun hearing

Giffords speaks at Senate gun hearing

WASHINGTON — Wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords spoke briefly as an unscheduled witness Wednesday at the year’s first congressional hearing on curbing gun violence, adding drama to a session that was already slated to hear from a top official of the National Rifle Association.

January 30, 2013 8:27 am Related Loading…
Missouri lawmakers stick to pro-gun trends

Missouri lawmakers stick to pro-gun trends

Despite President Barack Obama's calls for more gun control, Missouri's Legislature seems focused on expanding gun rights.

January 27, 2013 11:15 pmLoading…

Ariz. bill would outlaw US firearms enforcement

PHOENIX - With the threat of new federal gun control laws and regulations looming, a state legislator wants to provide legal cover for Arizonans who do not want to obey them - and penalize federal officials who try to enforce them.

January 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Eugene Robinson: No impossible dream

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.

January 18, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

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