Should people on the no-fly list be able to buy guns? Yes.
Dec 07, 2015 | 4:24 PM Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) holds up her passport last month during a news conference about Democratic legislative proposals to combat terrorism. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) It seems simple enough: If the federal government, based on intelligence or policing, puts a person on its watch list of suspected terrorists or decrees that he or she is too dangerous to be allowed on an airplane, then surely it would also be foolish to let that person buy a firearm in the United States. Makes sense, doesn't it That was the thrust of a proposed law by Sen. Dianne Feinstein President Obama in his Oval Office address Sunday evening. "What could possibly be the argument for allowing a terrorist suspect to buy a semiautomatic weapon?" the president asked. When…
This Vermont newspaper is having an essay contest. The prize? This Vermont newspaper
The Hardwick Gazette sent out a press release Wednesday for an essay contest with a newsworthy prize – The Hardwick Gazette.
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Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
U.S. religious groups and their political leanings
Mormons are the most heavily Republican-leaning religious group in the U.S., while a pair of major historically black Protestant denominations are two of the most reliably Democratic groups.