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Gabrielle Giffords

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  • Face the facts: Gun control laws don't save lives

    I wasn't surprised to see letters to the editor about last week's column from people who cling to their heartfelt notion that if we just had more sensible gun control laws, the assassination attempt on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that resulted in six deaths...
  • Ruppersberger steps down from military committee

    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the Baltimore County Democrat who represents two of Maryland's largest military installations, is stepping down from the House Armed Services Committee effective immediately, his office confirmed Tuesday. Ruppersberger, who...
  • A race to the bottom on concealed-carry gun laws

    A race to the bottom on concealed-carry gun laws
    When 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner brought a loaded Glock 19 with a 33-round ammunition magazine to a Tucson grocery store parking lot in January, he broke the law only when he opened fire on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others at her constituent event....
  • ABC's Brian Ross and a press that disregards reputations of those it covers

    ABC's Brian Ross and a press that disregards reputations of those it covers
    Journalistic mistakes are easy to make in the immediate wake of events like the horrific shootings last week in a movie theater in Colorado. Bits and bites of information explode across myriad media. Meanwhile, revulsion at the violence mixes with...
  • If Colorado shooting can't prompt a conversation about gun control, what will?

    If Colorado shooting can't prompt a conversation about gun control, what will?
    Sitting there in an Arapahoe County District Court room with his bright orange-red hair, his eyes downcast and manner withdrawn, James Eagan Holmes didn't have much to say in his first court appearance Monday morning. There was precious little to reveal...
  • Call the Colorado shootings what they were: terrorism

    Call the Colorado shootings what they were: terrorism
    In the search for answers in the wake of the shootings in Aurora, Colo., authorities have made one curious conclusion about the suspect, James Holmes. The FBI has made clear that Mr. Holmes has no ties to terrorism. This is flat wrong — he is a...
  • $2,000 sought for police security for mayor while on family vacation in San Diego

    Baltimore police are requesting about $2,000 to send an officer to California to provide security for Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on her family vacation next week. Officer Kyle E. Gooden, who is on the mayor's executive protection team, is...
  • Md. man accused in cannibal case deemed incompetent to stand trial

    Md. man accused in cannibal case deemed incompetent to stand trial
    Alexander Kinyua, the college student accused of killing a family friend and ingesting his heart and brain, has been declared incompetent to stand trial, according to court records. Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly said in an Aug. 13...
  • The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting

    The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting
    We do not yet know exactly what led a young man to carry a semi-automatic pistol into the lobby of the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian advocacy organization, and to instigate a confrontation that left a security guard with a gunshot...
  • Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

    Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner
    Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the Navy's newest submarine Saturday in a ceremony that will more than mark a construction milestone. It will celebrate the legacy of retired U.S. Sen. John Warner, one of Virginia's most venerated leaders. Warner...
  • Digital entertainment, Uzi, and Mother Earth: Letters

    Digital entertainment, Uzi, and Mother Earth: Letters
    Digital entertainment If you search YouTube for your favorite album, chances are you will find it. You can play it to your heart's content. But with easily available and free software it can also be downloaded. "Torrent" sites — illegal download...
  • James Brady, Reagan's press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, Reagan's press secretary, dies at 73
    James S. Brady, the often-irreverent press secretary to President Ronald Reagan who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on his boss in 1981 and who became an enduring symbol of the fight against unfettered access to guns in American...