Assault Weapons Ban

Gloria McVeigh: Foote will confront our most-pressing problems

I wholeheartedly support Mike Foote for Boulder County DA for his integrity, his openness to his constituents' concerns and his track record of …


Amid legal battle, Deerfield amends assault weapons ban to add high-capacity magazines

Deerfield trustees have amended wording in their now-halted ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, a move officials say clarifies the intent of the language.<p>The Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved the changes termed a “cleanup” by Mayor Harriet Rosenthal in a little more …


What I learned at the shooting range

Prop rifle butt firmly against shoulder. Line up red dot to cover target. Squeeze trigger.<p>This first-time shooter — an extremely near-sighted baby …


Gun control dominates race for Baltimore County executive even as office lacks say over weapons

Baltimore County’s Democratic voters are being slammed with information about gun control: flyers in their mailboxes, e-mails in their inboxes, ads …


Boulder council: Gun stores can't issue certificates to assault weapons owners

Boulder's two gun stores will not be able to issue certificates to owners of assault weapons that are grandfathered in under the city's ban on the …


Delaware assault weapons ban fails in state Senate

After dozens of gun-rights supporters filled Legislative Hall in Dover to show their opposition Tuesday, legislation that would ban certain …

News (U.S.)

Daily Bulletin: This Weekend Had the Most Gun-Related Injuries So Far in 2018

<i>Good morning, Bulletin readers. The latest episode of our podcast collaboration is now out. In it, a woman shares how she navigated the collision of</i> …


Research on school shootings must include guns: Letter to the editor

Martin J. Claxton's June 11 letter, "Can't blame shooting epidemic on guns," asks a good question. Claxton said in the 1960s, '70s and '80s that …


Deerfield residents react to judge's temporary block of assault weapons ban

A decision by a Lake County judge June 12 to temporarily stop Deerfield from enforcing a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines drew mixed reaction from village residents this weekend.<p>Shoppers at the Deerfield Farmers Market Saturday expressed a variety of opinions on both the ordinance …


America’s Largest Doctor’s Group Calls for a Ban on Assault Weapons

The biggest group of physicians in the US called for a ban on assault weapons this week, reiterating that gun violence is a serious public health …


Andrew J. O'Connor: Time for all guns to be banned

The Boulder assault weapons ban is a great start; but, it doesn't go far enough. All guns must be banned.


Dying Wish Granted For Halloween Enthusiast | PatchPM

Suicide threat halts traffic | Girl visiting Chicago killed | At-risk man missing | Assault ban enforced | Beer bash | Drug homicide</i> …

Gun Control

Colorado's NRA affiliate sues Boulder in bid to block assault-weapon ban

The Colorado affiliate of the National Rifle Association sued Boulder on Thursday in an effort to prevent the city from enforcing its assault-weapon …


Judge Blocks Chicago Suburb’s Assault-Weapons Ban

A Circuit Court judge has blocked the enforcement of a ban on assault-style weapons passed in the city of Deerfield, Ill.<p>The judge on Tuesday granted …


Daily Bulletin: New Jersey Governor Signs a Half Dozen New Gun Laws

<i>Hello, readers. Lots of state legislative news for you today as lawmakers and governors push for (and against) reforms before their sessions close.</i> …


NRA comes out against Indianapolis City-County Council gun proposal

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NRA is urging its supporters to contact members of Indianapolis City-County Council and ask them to oppose a proposal that would …


Candace Owens' Message to Young Conservative Women: 'Think for Yourself, Be Independent'

Candace Owens on Thursday is speaking at Turning Point USA's Young Women's Leadership Summit, a conference for young, conservative women between the ages of 15 and 27.<p>Owens, communications director for Turning Point USA, said she has a simple message for the young women: "Be able to think for …

College & University

Cook County Sheriff's Office will enforce assault weapons ban in Northbrook, officials say

Cook County Sheriff’s Office police officers will enforce the county’s assault weapons ban in the Village of Northbrook, according to Village President Sandra Frum.<p>After listening to comments from seven people regarding the ban, also known as the Blair Holt Assault Weapons Ban, Frum read a …

Concealed Carry

The American Medical Association, Frustrated By Washington’s Lack Of Action On Gun Control, Issues Guidelines

Calling gun violence a "public health crisis," the AMA suggests an assault weapons ban, among other measures.<p>The American Medical Association, which …


Judge issues restraining order preventing Illinois city from confiscating its citizens’ guns

An Illinois circuit court judge issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday preventing an Illinois city from enforcing an ordinance that would have required its residents to turn in their “assault weapons” to the city on Wednesday, according to the Chicago Tribune.<p>What’s the background?<p>The Village …

Conservative View

Meet the New Hubris, Same as the Old Hubris

Like other presidents played by the Kim regime, Trump acts as if <i>he</i> is different.<p>Becoming president of the United States is one of the most difficult …

Conservative View

Judge Blocks Deerfield Assault Weapons Ban Before It Takes Effect

A day before its effective date, Deerfield's gun ban was put on hold pending resolution of Lake County legal challenges.<p>DEERFIELD, IL — A judge …


National Digest: June 12, 2018

HEALTH<p>Doctors group seeks assault weapons ban<p>With frustration mounting over lawmakers’ inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a way to fight what it calls a public health crisis.<p>At its annual …

Public Health

Sessions immigration

What would happen if U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced the same draconian immigration policies he is foisting on the rest of the world?

Cook County

Fight Over Deerfield Assault Weapons Ban Goes To Court A Day Before Deadline

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> North suburban Deerfield’s ban on assault rifles and high-capacity ammunition magazines went to court on Tuesday, with the NRA …


Honor the Lives Lost at Pulse and Fight for Gun Reform

Throw the bums out — the ones who turn a blind eye to the never-ending slaughter.


Affectionate memorial service in Long Beach honors former Gov. George Deukmejian

• Former California Gov. Gray Davis, right, arrives at the memorial service for former California Gov. George Deukmejian at the Terrace Theater in Long …

University of California

Ad watch: Brochin TV ad in Baltimore County executive's race touts accomplishments

State Sen. Jim Brochin has a new television ad out in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Baltimore County executive. The 30-second spot …

Natural Gas

Gay candidate for Maryland governor kisses spouse in ad aimed at Trump

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — An openly gay Maryland candidate for governor is airing what gay rights activists say is the nation's first-ever political ad showing a same-sex couple kissing and it includes a jab at President Donald Trump.<p>State Sen. Richard Madaleno aired the ad Thursday in the Washington area …


'Fox & Friends' Airs Gay Kiss Thanks to Candidate for Governor

State senator Richard Madaleno released a new ad in the tight race for governor in Maryland.