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“Kristin Aleshire, Mr. Don Munson, I thought you all were going to do a little bit better job than what you are doing now, talking about raising taxes. First thing the city needs to do is quit spending. You give a $1,000 bonus to all the city...
Although polls nationwide and in Indiana show overwhelming support for tightening background checks for gun purchases,Sen. Dan Coats, Indiana's Republican senior senator, voted "no." He says most constituents who contacted him wanted him to do just that....
Years before he became Bethlehem's youngest city councilman, J. William Reynolds found his inspiration in music. A Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan fan, Reynolds first learned to play the clarinet, and then picked up the guitar at Moravian College,...
WASHINGTON — First came the letter-writing campaigns, then the protests at town hall meetings and now the television ads. The last several weeks in New Hampshire have had the feel of a heated electoral season — but the target of this siege,...
Usually when a senator suffers a big public defeat, he slinks off to lick his wounds. He rarely retwists the arms that didn't bend his way. Colleagues don't like to be seen switching. Were they horribly mistaken the first time? Don't know what they...
The Hartford CourantBefore Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people and wounded 17 more at Virginia Tech in 2007, he was able to purchase firearms because his mental health history had not been reported to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Now, using federal...
Tags: Mental Health, Barack Obama, FBI, Interior Policy, Politics
HOUSTON — Vowing that “we will never surrender,” the leader of the National Rifle Assn. claimed victory over recently defeated gun control legislation and denounced “political and media” elites for vilifying gun owners and...
President Obama has much to discuss with Mexico's new president, Enrique Peņa Nieto, when they meet in Mexico City this week. No issue, however, is more urgent than the search for peace, justice and dignity for and between our peoples. For seven years,...
Tags: Barack Obama, Mexico City, Criminals, Politics, Interior Policy
The NRA has won the battle but lost the war. The best thing that happened to gun control is its defeat in Congress. Today's losers (Obama, Democrats, the 90 percent of Americans who support sane legislation) will be tomorrow's winners. Today's winners...
Tags: Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Tampa, Interior Policy, Politics
A group of about 30 citizens rallied last Saturday in Indianapolis to "shame" U.S. Sen. Dan Coats for voting against expanded background checks for gun buyers. A few gun advocates were present to thank him. Small as the group was, it may have been a...
National Rifle Association President David Keene said Wednesday the organization will pursue lawsuits in two states where Democratic governors are believed to have presidential aspirations, but it might not challenge new state gun laws elsewhere. "We're...
The Hartford CourantOne of the phrases repeated often by advocates of stricter gun laws since the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre has been: "If not now, when?" That rhetorical question became a literal one Wednesday when a federal gun-control bill crashed and burned in the...
May 22, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
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Apr 28, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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