Gun Control

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
On the eve of the 2014 midterm elections, voters in Washington state appear poised to make history—despite spending by the nation's powerful gun lobby—in passing by popular vote an initiative that will strengthen gun control measures across the state. Initiative 594 goes where lawmakers thus far have refused to dare by mandating that background...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Despite store surveillance footage that showed a young black man, John Crawford...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
States that have enacted "Stand Your Ground" laws have seen an increase in...

Further

RIP Archie Andrews, the 73-year-old, red-headed, all-American comics icon who died today stopping an assasination attempt on his friend Kevin Keller, a married openly gay senator campaigning for gun control. The death of the timeless good guy at the hands of a homophobic gun freak, which concluded a "Life with Archie" series portraying grown-up versions of the Riverdale gang, was praised by his creators as "a tonally perfect tribute to a character who has always put his friends first" but...

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