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  • In vetoing gun-control bill, Brown misses the mark

    In vetoing gun-control bill, Brown misses the mark
    SACRAMENTO — One thing I don't get: If people kill people — guns don't — why is it OK for a perpetually drunken person to own a gun? Gov. Jerry Brown thinks it is. A drunk with a gun is double-barreled trouble. Studies show that a...
  • Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches

    Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches
    NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood. It was 2010 and word...
  • L.A. Community College District votes to establish gun-free campuses

    L.A. Community College District votes to establish gun-free campuses
    The Los Angeles Community College District’s nine campuses will be gun-free zones, according to a resolution passed this week by the Board of Trustees that bans weapons in almost all circumstances. “It is our responsibility to provide a...
  • U.S. signs treaty to restrict arms trade

    U.S. signs treaty to restrict arms trade
    UNITED NATIONS — The United States on Wednesday signed a treaty that seeks to regulate the international trade in conventional arms, but ratification in the Senate remains uncertain because of the strong resistance of gun rights advocates....
  • NBC Sports Network under fire for elephant killing on NRA show

    NBC Sports Network under fire for elephant killing on NRA show
    NBC Sports Network is facing a flurry of criticism over an episode of the outdoor sports program "Under Wild Skies" in which a National Rifle Assn. strategist shoots and kills an African elephant. In the episode, which aired Sunday night (a highlight...
  • Letters: A gunshot victim's tale

    Re “Here, a bullet sets the pace,” Aug. 18 Bravo. Excellent article and reporting by Thomas Curwen. Wonderful to finally see a front-page story devoted to a real local hero instead of war-ravaged areas of the world I can do nothing about....
  • NRA isn't budging in post-verdict 'stand your ground' standoff

    NRA isn't budging in post-verdict 'stand your ground' standoff
    The lines appear to have been drawn in the coming "stand your ground" standoff. The National Rifle Assn. made clear Wednesday that it would not budge, one day after U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. made an impassioned speech at the NAACP convention in...
  • After 'Justice for Trayvon' rallies, protesters defend Zimmerman

    After 'Justice for Trayvon' rallies, protesters defend Zimmerman
    HOUSTON — Dueling marches here Sunday in support of and in opposition to the verdict in the George Zimmerman case led to a massive police deployment, heated face-offs but no violence, police said. For many, the protests showed that although the...
  • Hey corporations and your D.C. lackeys -- mitts off California

    Hey corporations and your D.C. lackeys -- mitts off California
    Oh, how they love that siren song of states’ rights -- until they don’t like hearing us singing it. In a disturbing story, my Washington colleague Evan Halper chronicles how some D.C. regulators and big corporations -- like the ones that...
  • Letters: An outrage in an Oklahoma town

    Letters: An outrage in an Oklahoma town
    Re “3 Oklahoma teens charged in slaying of Australian man,” Aug. 21, and “Oklahoma slaying stirs speculation,” Aug. 22 The news of the horrifying killing of college baseball player Christopher Lane shows just how far we have...
  • There's no unlimited right to bear arms

    There's no unlimited right to bear arms
    There is an opinion abroad in the land that the right to bear arms is unlimited, an absolute right, like the right to vote or the right to a fair trial. This heartfelt conviction has surfaced lately in state legislation that attempts to nullify...