| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:27 AM
And so the National Rifle Association is going to sponsor a NASCAR race in Texas.
With all due respect and consideration for the families involved in the tragedy at Sandy Hook, this isn’t exactly a news flash.
This is NASCAR’s fan base, in...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:52 AM
(AP) — Congress' latest crack at a new assault weapons ban would protect more than 2,200 specific firearms, including a semi-automatic rifle that is nearly identical to one of the guns used in the bloodiest shootout in FBI history.
One model of...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:29 AM
You remember that serious conversation we were going to have about guns? Here's how serious it has turned out to be.
Recently, President Obama described himself in an interview with The New Republic as an avid skeet shooter. Conservatives scoffed at the...
| Feb 9, 2013
The GOP agonistes. It's a Greek word portraying someone's agonizing journey to find themselves.
Last week Rush Limbaugh said — I paraphrase — this country is conservative. More people in the United States espouse conservative...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:11 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines Thursday in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, a bipartisan deal that gun control...
| Mar 24, 2013
Some people should not be trusted with access to firearms. On that point almost everyone agrees, the only debate being where to draw the line. But no one thinks that if the Unabomber had his sentence commuted, the Second Amendment would entitle him to...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Much of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address this week was a fairly ho-hum affair, with the usual laundry list of programs and goals (most so familiar that it could have been a recycled campaign speech from 2012, or maybe 2008) and the...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who's leading the push to restore an assault weapon ban, acknowledged on Sunday that the effort faces tough odds to pass Congress and she blamed the nation's largest gun-rights group.
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:27 PM
So the nuts are falling from the left and from the right, and this strange winter of discontent on the issue of gun control has led to the cancellation of North America's largest consumer-oriented outdoors show: not gun show, mind you, but outdoors show....
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
A new Roanoke College poll sheds light on how people in Virginia feel about guns.
Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson conducted the poll. he's no stranger to polling, but says it's been a while since he's asked about guns, and despite recent events,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic appeal, wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords urged Congress on Wednesday to enact tougher curbs on guns, saying, "too many children are dying" without them.
"The time is now. You must act. Be bold, be courageous,...