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Letters to the editor from Naperville, Lisle and Aurora residents. Speed risks The proposed change in Illinois' speed limit from 65 to 70 miles per hour on tollways and interstate highways increases the risk of damage. The approximately 8 percent...
Who is this phantom force that will pre-empt our freedoms, invade our neighborhoods, search our homes, confiscate millions of our guns -- such that our only hope to preserve personal freedom and national security is to succumb to the unbalanced leadership...
— The chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, citing "gun-related tragedies" and the state's debate over concealed carry, emphasized in a memo to judges throughout Illinois this week that the state must be notified when they determine a...
Tags: Health, Judges, Illinois Governor, Politics, Gun Control
It is time for gun sense in America! As voters, we will hold our elected officials accountable for keeping our children safe from gun violence ("Whose side is the NRA on?" May 7). Our elected officials are our employees. Just like with any job, when...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Gun Control, Government, Public Officials
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate rejected an effort Wednesday to expand the use of firearms on some of the nation's most frequently visited federal lands, handing gun control advocates a modest success. The measure, backed by the National Rifle...
Police chief supports Zook in Pa. judicial race To the editor: As the chief of the Shippensburg (Pa.) Police Department and a retired state police sergeant with more than 40 years of combined experience, I write this endorsement. I have had the...
In the face of a threatened lawsuit by the National Rifle Association, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has formally advised Gov. Martin O’Malley that he can sign the bill next week without fear of any part of it being overturned in the courts....
Tags: Douglas F. Gansler, Politics, Gun Control, Government, Trials
The brief article about the 5-year-old boy in Kentucky killing his 2-year-old sister with a birthday rifle [May 2, News Briefing, "5-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Sister With Own Rifle"] and the Sunday column by Mary Sanchez [Opinion, "Guns Should Not Be In...
Wayne LaPierre, the mouthpiece of the National Rifle Association, has said it over and over again. "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." Of course, in his simplicity, he ignores the all-to-human propensity for...
Tags: Wayne LaPierre, Weaponry, Politics, Gun Control, Criminals
A confession. I have always admired Sarah Palin, not for her intelligence or her looks, but for her aggressiveness, even in the face of defeat. She and John McCain went down in flames to the man who became America's first black president. But even now,...
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