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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: What strange fear are all those high-powered guns hiding?

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: What strange fear are all those high-powered guns hiding?

Another week, another shooting rampage. Or two. Or three. The frequency is sickening, and frightening.

June 12, 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…
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…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Questions about guns

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

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Why proposed gun curbs are unenforceable - and how to fix the problem

Recent cases of extreme gun violence are generating numerous legislative proposals, four of which contain glaring enforcement loopholes.

June 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

NRA official: ‘Culture war’ more than gun rights

HOUSTON — The National Rifle Association kicked off its annual convention Friday with a warning to its members they are engaged in a “culture war” that stretches beyond gun rights, further ramping up emotions surrounding the gun control debate.

May 03, 2013 9:04 pmLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: A good day for criminals who want to buy a gun

Too many senators support easy access to guns for criminals and people who are dangerously mentally ill.

April 18, 2013 8:00 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…

Seize moment on expanded gun-sales checks

WASHINGTON -

March 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Friends Sergio Arellano and Artemisa Gaxiola, both gun enthusiasts, work on their firearms at Gaxiola's apartment. Gaxiola recently purchased her revolver, and Arellano acquired his gun through a bankruptcy auction.

March 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

"The gun is not bad. It is how the person uses the gun," says Artemisa Gaxiola, whose gun and ammo are seen above.

March 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Will Latinos play a role in current gun debate?

Artemisa Gaxiola's pink .38-caliber revolver matches her necklace and makeup.

March 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Grieving father's plea should be heard, heeded

Most of our top elected officials probably didn't notice - they were too busy making fools of themselves over an idiotic budget "crisis" of their own manufacture - but something worth remembering happened in Washington this week: A parent pleaded softly for a ban on military-style weapons li…

March 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest park

Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest park

Officials said they believed shotgun blasts felled this saguaro in an area used for wildcat target shooting at Ironwood Forest.

February 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest Monument

Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest Monument

Recreational target shooting is now illegal at Ironwood Forest National Monument, following years of controversy about the practice.

February 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest park

Target shooting banned at Ironwood Forest park

A bullet-riddled BLM sign warns that it's illegal to leave shotgun shells behind at Ironwood Forest National Monument.

February 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Ban on destroying guns of gov't buybacks advances

Ban on destroying guns of gov't buybacks advances

Citizens surrendered hundreds of guns and rifles at a buyback program in Tucson last month.

February 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona ban on destroying guns of government buybacks advances

Arizona ban on destroying guns of government buybacks advances

PHOENIX - A House panel voted Wednesday to bar cities, counties and the state from destroying guns that are voluntarily surrendered to them, as was done with hundreds of firearms turned in at a Tucson gun buyback last month.

February 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tim Steller: NRA's 2-faced stance on mental illness

In January 2011, after a wildly psychotic Jared Loughner shot 19 people in Tucson, the National Rifle Association still wanted to make it easier for people judged mentally ill to rearm themselves.

February 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
City OKs requirement for background checks

City OKs requirement for background checks

Gun-control proponents Judy Aitken, center left, and Karen Clifton (hands in lap) react after the City Council voted to require background checks for gun sales on city-owned or city-managed property.

February 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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