gun control

Reader Input: Avoid fate of WWII Japan

On gun control, a bit of history from Imperial Japanese Navy Commander-in-Chief Isoroku Yamamoto who said: “There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass,” warning ...

Reader input: Gun control is a huge mistake

Assault rifle control is all wrong. Assault rifles should be open to the public with limited restrictions. It’s not the gun that kills the people. It is the person using the ...

UPDATE 4:25 P.M. 2/7: California seeks to adopt nation's toughest gun laws

  UPDATE 4:25 P.M. 2/7: SACRAMENTO — Weeks after New York enacted the nation's toughest gun laws, California lawmakers said Thursday they want their state t ...

Reader Input: President should address family stability

Gun control — curbing violence — is the mantra of the day ... the focus of our president. All well and good, but why stop there? “Why not,” asks the Chris ...

Reader Input: Why don’t we stick with democracy?

I do not want to “rile against” Mary Ann Frank but I would like to remind her of a few different facts from her own (“Gun control allows genocide,” Reader I ...

Reader Input: Gun control allows genocide

There is much in the news today regarding the different shootings that have taken place and the number of children that have been killed. Nothing has been brought out regarding t ...

Former Rep. Giffords highlights emotional hearing on gun control

  WASHINGTON — Severely wounded and still recovering, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords begged lawmakers at an emotional hearing Wednesday to act quickly to curb firear ...

Reader Input: Keep an eye on US government

Since Sandy Hook, watching the news, reading Journal letters and conversations with colleagues on gun control, makes me question: Do gun control laws really do what those advocat ...

Reader Input: Where are tears for the abused?

Like many of you, I was shocked and saddened by the killings of children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. The situation has become the talk of the town(s) ...

UPDATE 2:35 P.M.: Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

  UPDATE 2:35 P.M.: WASHINGTON (AP) — Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in t ...