gun control

In year since Sandy Hook, increasing gun restrictions has become priority in SF and California

It has been nearly one year since the second-deadliest shooting in the…

Congress ready to extend ban on plastic firearms

A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable…

Gun advocates promise to renew assault on gun ban in San Mateo County parks

Gun enthusiasts and ordinary park-goers will have to coexist more or less…

S.F. gun rules likely to spur lawsuits

Gun-rights advocates have a near-perfect track record of hauling San Francisco into…

Housing Agency transparency is criticized

The commission that oversees the beleaguered public housing agency in San Francisco…

Bill promotes violence-awareness in Calif. schools

The state Senate approved a bill on Thursday that would require education…

Gun control loses: No expanded background checks

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats…

As San Francisco gun sales increase, officials have no means to track number of firearms

Gun sales in San Francisco are on the rise and are expected…

Traffic laws shouldn’t cater only to cyclists

For several years, the San Francisco government, and particularly the San Francisco…

The data is clear; gun control works

Gun advocates are throwing around a lot of rhetoric and data about…

Unwavering NRA opposes any new gun restrictions

An unwavering National Rifle Association said Sunday that not a single new…

Don’t blame guns, blame violent culture

Sure, guns are a big part of the problem, but what about…

Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre shows need for gun control now

After the bloody massacre of young children, teachers and school officials at…

CCSF trustees failed to stop obvious crisis

Your editorial about City College of San Francisco (“Local community must help…

Rep. Jane Harman posits link between Al Qaeda, Jared Loughner, Muslims, and gun violence

In an op-ed delivered to Politico today, Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA and…

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New calls for gun control following Staurday's rampage

This was probably inevitable: One of the fiercest gun-control advocates in Congress,…

NRA may stop GOP from taking the House?

Ever since the middle of Bill Clinton’s second term, the highest-profile issue…

New poll: Support for tougher gun laws at lowest point in decades

A new Gallup poll shows that the number of Americans who favor…

Dim Bulb: Aug. 7, 2008

Mary Lou McFate was a gun-control activist who served on the boards…