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Unlike the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut, the horrific death of Hadiya Pendleton last week might not have been enough all by itself to spark U.S. Senate hearings on gun violence. Yet the urban teenager's tragic case is sadly far...
Not only the American people, but also the rank and file of the NRA are being done a disservice by the absolutist position of the organization’s executive VP, Wayne LaPierre. His testimony in Congress was a shining example of paranoia on parade....
Change of SubjectNothing you could say could tear me away from my gun (my gun) Amendment number two says there’s nothing you can do to my gun (my gun) I’m clinging to my gun like a girl to a feller Nothing could......
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy chaired a Judiciary Committee hearing today where he questioned Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association about expanding background checks to cover private sales, which produced an interesting exchange. (The answer is...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- Still reeling from the Republican defeat in the 2012 presidential election, House Speaker John Boehner warned in a Ripon Society speech the other day that the re-elected Obama administration is now out to kill off their party. The embattled...
Tags: Assault, Barack Obama, John McCain, Jules Witcover, Firearms
Your recent article about the difficulty college students have at campus mental health centers should be mailed to Wayne LaPierre, head of the National Rifle Association ("Students struggle for mental health services," March 8). Mr. LaPierre contends...
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...
"Everybody got a pistol. This must really please the NRA" -- from "Gun" by Gil Scott-Heron So maybe the NRA is about to get its wish. Here we are, a little over three weeks after the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., a little over...
WASHINGTON -- Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association's chief executive, arrived for his hearing on Capitol Hill in the organization's trademark fashion: violently. When he and his colleagues stepped off the elevator in the Dirksen Senate...
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,...
Tags: Assault, Democratic Party, Barack Obama, Firearms, Dick Durbin
Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting...
Letters to the editor from Highland Park and Deerfield residents. NRA nonsense Those who favor gun control should be delighted that the National Rifle Association has chosen Wayne LaPierre as its spokesman and advocate to oppose gun control....
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