The Liberal Koch? Bloomberg Pledges $50 Million For Gun Reform

The Liberal Koch? Bloomberg Pledges $50 Million For Gun Reform

It's sometimes easy to forget that infamous conservatives like the Koch brothers are not the only wealthy Americans who use their wallets to influence elections. As former New Yor ...

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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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Georgia Bill Would Go Far In Expanding Gun Rights

Georgia Bill Would Go Far In Expanding Gun Rights

By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times Its official name is the Safe Carry Protection Act. Critics call it the “guns everywhere bill.” Legislation awaiting the governor’s signature i ...

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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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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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Welcome To Florida, Where The NRA Rules And We Proudly Stand Our Ground

Welcome To Florida, Where The NRA Rules And We Proudly Stand Our Ground

Don't hold your breath waiting for the state legislature to fix Florida's cockeyed Stand Your Ground law. The National Rifle Association owns too many of the Republican lawmakers ...

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Supreme Court Turns Down Two Second Amendment Appeals From NRA

Supreme Court Turns Down Two Second Amendment Appeals From NRA

By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has turned down a pair of Second Amendment appeals lodged by the National Rifle Association, keeping ...

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‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Encourage Vigilantes

‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Encourage Vigilantes

It's been a harsh February, and I'm not talking about the weather. As the annual celebration of the accomplishments of black Americans, replete with references to President Obama, ...

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No Ground For ‘Stand Your Ground’

No Ground For ‘Stand Your Ground’

WASHINGTON -- The law is supposed to solve problems, not create them. Laws should provide for as much clarity as possible, not expand the realms of ambiguity and subjectivity. Law ...

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Weinstein Plans Film To Make NRA ‘Wish They Weren’t Alive’

Weinstein Plans Film To Make NRA ‘Wish They Weren’t Alive’

Los Angeles (AFP) - Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has warned the National Rifle Association (NRA) he plans to make a movie with Meryl Streep that will make them "wish the ...

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