Gun Control

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
States that have enacted "Stand Your Ground" laws have seen an increase in homicide rates and problems in law enforcement, a task force with the American Bar Association said last Friday when they released a study (PDF) conducted on the controversial law. Stand Your Ground, which removes the "duty to retreat" from the justification of fighting...
Common Dreams staff
James Brady, the former White House press secretary who was shot and partially...
Common Dreams staff
Police report that one student was killed during the shooting incident at...

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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