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Blame the shooter, not weapon

Blame the shooter, not weapon

By KATIE STEWART People have a tendency to blame an inanimate object for tragic killings such as the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings or the 2011 Tucson massacre in by Jared Loughner. We are taught that guns are dangerous to us and everybody around. Some government officials are fighting to get guns under control. […]

Legislators taking up gun regulation

Legislators taking up gun regulation

By STEVE CHOICE From Capitol Hill to tiny city halls, legislatures all over the country are considering a multitude of gun-related bills. The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a bill in April that would expand law enforcement background checks, crack down on gun trafficking and fund programs intended to boost school security. The […]

Let’s get gun access under control

Let’s get gun access under control

By BARRY JED RICHARDSON JR. After years of shootings, I can’t believe some have the audacity to stick to their guns, no pun intended. Two years ago, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Tucson was shot. Fortunately, she lived. Then, when the long-anticipated Batman movie premiered, another shooting took place. We started 2013 with the most […]