Republicans Say No To CDC Gun Violence Research

Republicans Say No To CDC Gun Violence Research

by Lois Beckett, ProPublica. After the Sandy Hook school shooting, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) was one of the few congressional Republicans who expressed a willingness to reconsider ...

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NRA Members Need To Step Up On Ending Gun Violence

NRA Members Need To Step Up On Ending Gun Violence

Please, Mr. Bloomberg... leave the checkbook open, but step away from the podium. Your efforts to curb gun violence and improve firearms safety are notable. The National Rifle Ass ...

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Grand Jury Indicts California State Senator Leland Yee, 28 Others In Corruption Probe

Grand Jury Indicts California State Senator Leland Yee, 28 Others In Corruption Probe

By Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal grand jury indicted 29 suspects, including California state Senator Leland Yee, with a wide range of crimes, including ...

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Fort Hood Gunman Bought Weapon At Same Store As Nidal Hasan

Fort Hood Gunman Bought Weapon At Same Store As Nidal Hasan

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Adolfo Flores and Richard Serrano, Los Angeles Times KILLEEN, Texas — Army Spec. Ivan Lopez — who opened fire at Fort Hood on Wednesday, killing three and ...

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Better Gun Laws Needed To Protect The Mentally Ill — And The Rest Of Us

Better Gun Laws Needed To Protect The Mentally Ill — And The Rest Of Us

The federal government believed Colby Sue Weathers was a paranoid schizophrenic. It had information that she was delusional and suicidal, unable to work and therefore eligible for ...

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Supreme Court Keeps Guns Away From Those Guilty Of Domestic Violence

Supreme Court Keeps Guns Away From Those Guilty Of Domestic Violence

By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday strengthened a federal law that bars anyone convicted of domestic violence from possessin ...

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NRA Opposition Puts Surgeon General Nomination In Jeopardy

NRA Opposition Puts Surgeon General Nomination In Jeopardy

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Intense opposition from the National Rifle Association has all but doomed prospects for President Barack Obama's nominee f ...

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A Pointed Comment On Guns

A Pointed Comment On Guns

A few words about Nathan Entingh's hand gun. Meaning, you should understand, not a gun you hold in your hand, but rather, the hand itself, thumb cocked and index finger extended t ...

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Pistorius ‘Loved Weapons,’ Former Friend Testifies

Pistorius ‘Loved Weapons,’ Former Friend Testifies

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times PRETORIA, South Africa -- In court testimony during the athlete's murder trial Tuesday, a friend of South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius ...

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NRA’s LaPierre: America Is Falling Apart, So You Should Get A Gun

NRA’s LaPierre: America Is Falling Apart, So You Should Get A Gun

Be afraid. Be very afraid. They're coming for your guns, your ideals, your religious freedom, your identity, and your country. Band together in fear. That's the message that Wayne ...

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