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Hoax shooting threat rattles BHS students
February 19, 2018
Central Minn. teacher plans walkout over gun violence as part of national movement
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A central Minn. high school teacher wants students and educators to leave class next month to make a point about school violence and pressure lawmakers to address a decades-long rash of school shootings. Gina Marie Bernard, an English teacher at Bemidji High School,...
February 19, 2018 - 6:45pm
Reader Opinion: Shame on us
In Parkland, Fla., 17 are dead from another school shooting. In the first six weeks of 2018, there have been 18 school shootings. There have only been 32 days of school. That's more than one school shooting every other day. These tragedies have become so common place that they barely...
February 19, 2018 - 8:30am
February 15, 2018
Mnuchin calls on Congress to look into gun violence, breaking with rest of White House
WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday called on Congress to look into issues related to gun violence less than 24 hours...
February 15, 2018 - 10:37am
October 6, 2017
Opinion: Why the majority doesn't rule on guns
WASHINGTON—Why does our political system make it impossible even to consider solutions to gun violence? After the massacre in Las Vegas that has so far taken 58 lives and left more than 500 injured, the first reaction of the many politicians who carry water for the gun lobby...
October 6, 2017 - 10:30am
October 5, 2017
Reader opinion: Gun violence
I'm overwhelmed with heartsickness for the beautiful people made in God's image that were killed ruthlessly—once again in this country—by gun violence. I'm angry, too. Angry that we continue to be a nation that has bought into the narrative that asserts guns are necessary...
October 5, 2017 - 7:30am
August 25, 2017
Other Opinion: On gun-violence research, California sets an example for the nation
California has never been reluctant to take the lead on critical issues facing the nation. When federal funding was cut off for embryonic stem cell research, it created its own state program. It adopted standards for vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency that have been emulated by...
August 25, 2017 - 8:30am
June 20, 2017
Reader Opinion: Guess it's working
Seven dead, 50 wounded in Chicago, a city with some of the toughest gun laws in the country, over Father's Day weekend. Every time there is a shooting liberals call for more restricting gun control laws. The liberals never talk about Chicago or Washington, D.C. Guns don't kill people—people...
June 20, 2017 - 8:33am
June 10, 2017
Reader Opinion: London terrorism at home
A terrorist attack just occurred in London, killing seven. It's good to keep things in perspective, and it's even more important to always ask "why" and to listen silently to the answer so those who are asked are comfortable enough to answer honestly. We have yet to truly ask why...
June 10, 2017 - 7:30am
January 11, 2017
OPINION COLUMN: Guns in America and shooting back
I'm an advocate of the right to bear arms. I own several nice pistols and a shotgun. I wouldn't mind adding a couple of more to my collection. I have never shot anybody or aimed a gun at a person. I hope and pray I never feel in such danger that I might feel the urgency to do so....
January 11, 2017 - 2:35pm
January 3, 2017
Reader Opinion: Correlation?
See if you can figure it out. Chicago ended 2016 with over 4,300 shootings and 762 murders. In 2017 they already have 27 shootings and 3 murders. Chicago has been under Democrat leadership for decades. Chicago has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country. Is there a logical...
January 3, 2017 - 9:45pm
November 27, 2016
Four found dead in Alaska hotel room, police probe as murder-suicide
(Reuters) - Four people, including a 8-week-old girl, have been found shot to death in an Alaska hotel room in what authorities are investigating as a murder-suicide, police said. Fairbanks police were called to a Hampton Inn on Friday afternoon and found a man sitting in a second-floor...
November 27, 2016 - 10:36am
November 23, 2016
Woman charged after gun belonging to her is fired by nephew in St. Paul school
ST. PAUL - Ramsey County prosecutors have filed a gross misdemeanor child endangerment charge against a woman whose gun was fired last week inside...
November 23, 2016 - 3:13pm
November 21, 2016
Texas manhunt seeks killer of policeman; four U.S. police shot on same day
SAN ANTONIO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Authorities hunted on Monday for a gunman who killed a San Antonio policeman in an ambush, one of four officers...
November 21, 2016 - 1:00pm
August 18, 2016
Teen shot, killed by Chicago police suffered single gunshot wound to his back
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A teenager who was shot and killed by Chicago police officers last month suffered a single gunshot wound to his back, according...
August 18, 2016 - 8:51am
August 16, 2016
NY man due in court, charged with killing Muslim imam, assistant
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City man was due in court on Tuesday to face charges he gunned down and killed a Muslim imam and his assistant...
August 16, 2016 - 3:30pm