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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsEvery gun massacre is horrible, but this seems worst of all. If the preliminary reports are true, a gunman (or perhaps gunmen?) might have massacred an entire kindergarten class at an elementary school in Connecticut. Twenty children, six adults and......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsI'm all for academic freedom and freedom of speech, but there's a not-so-fine line between critical thinking and crackpot lunacy. Florida Atlantic University professor James Tracy has clearly stepped over it. Tracy's doubts about the Sandy Hook Elementary...
What with the terrorist attack in Boston, the deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas and the inane vote against gun control in the U.S. Senate, you may have missed the news late last week about Stephen Feinberg. The reclusive co-founder of the...
Irma Garcia pulled back her sweater to show me where the bullet entered her shoulder and spun her around. It then torpedoed through her body and exited near the middle of her back. "I still have problems with it," she said, standing to show me how the...
This week the U.S. Senate will discuss the expansion of criminal background checks for gun buyers. Just months after one of the deadliest mass shootings by a single American, leading lawmakers suggest support for gun control legislation is bleak, and...
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....
A number that jumps out from the coverage of Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert's death Thursday at age 70: 306. That's the number of movie reviews he wrote last year, according to what turned out to be the final entry on his blog Tuesday. "The most of...
The philosopher Kahlil Gibran's meditation on children is a touching favorite among parents who have read "The Prophet." In it, he captures perfectly the helplessness we feel as our children go out into the world, into the future, and necessarily...
Tags: Adam Lanza, Schizophrenia, Barack Obama
Given the lack of interest in Congress in protecting children from guns, it was nice to hear a grown-up in Washington speak on behalf of kids, any kids — in this case, the nearly 40,000 kids who live with same-sex parents in California. "They want...
From Washington to Annapolis to Hartford, Conn., wherever new gun restrictions are being debated, it's important to remember Sandy Hook. That's not a plea to the emotions. That's a plea to human decency and common sense — a reminder of the...
WASHINGTON -- Most of our top elected officials probably didn't notice -- they were too busy making fools of themselves over an idiotic budget "crisis" of their own manufacture -- but something worth remembering happened in Washington this week: A...
Now that they're facing Washington's first serious push for new gun violence prevention laws since the Columbine massacre, gun lobbyists are grasping at straws — as in "straw" purchases. That's the slang for someone who legally buys a firearm from...
Tags: Criminals, Government, Gun Control, Laws, Interior Policy
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May 20, 2013 |Column| South Bend Tribune
Apr 7, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Dec 26, 2012 |Column| Baltimore Sun
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Mar 1, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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