were shocked and saddened by two high-profile shootings of domestic abuse
victims last year. In October, three women were fatally shot at the Azana Salon
& Spa in Brookfield, and on Christmas Eve
Police Chief Ed Flynn doesn’t mince words about the current debate on gun
violence, whether it relates to the high-profile mass shootings or “the daily
violence in our streets,” which he terms “a slow-motion mass
Jeri Bonavia, founder of the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort (WAVE), wasn’t sure why she, along with 14 others, was selected to meet with Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss gun violence
All right let me try to clarify some misunderstandings about the gun article I wrote this week. First of all, due to last-minute editorial changes, I unfortunately made it seem as if DA John Chisholm was referring to straw purchases or lie-and-buy purchases as the classic gun show loophole. He wasnt. Gun show loopholes refer to the ability for unlicensed gun sellers to sell gun...
In the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, the deadliest one-man shooting rampage in U.S. history, Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people with guns he purchased from licensed dealers. Under federal law, Cho should have been forbidden to purchase firearms since a judge had deemed him to be mentally ill, but the National...