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Guns on campus offers illusion of safety

Legislation that would allow Arizona schools to keep a gun on campus and give one person access to it offers the illusion of doing something to further safety rather than taking concrete steps to protect children.

March 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Questions about guns

We know what won’t change gun laws in the United States:

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

We need moments of action, not silence, to commemorate Jan. 8 tragedy

Bells will ring out at 10:10 this morning to mark the moment three years ago when a young man with a well-known history of mental illness, who nonetheless was able to purchase a gun and accessories to make it more lethally efficient, opened fire. In a matter of seconds he murdered six people…

January 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Marana police to unload inventory of confiscated guns at auction

Marana police to unload inventory of confiscated guns at auction

Marana police are selling their inventory of confiscated guns in an effort to clear evidence storage space and raise money for the department.

October 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
AG finds new city gun laws unenforceable

AG finds new city gun laws unenforceable

PHOENIX — Two new Tucson laws designed to help police deal with gun-related crimes are pre-empted by state law and unenforceable, Attorney General Tom Horne said Wednesday.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pinal County man shot in the ear by deputy, then jailed

Pinal County man shot in the ear by deputy, then jailed

A Pinal County man was shot in the ear after he pointed a gun at deputies early Wednesday morning.

September 19, 2013 12:57 pm
Phoenix police work OT to destroys guns before new law

Phoenix police work OT to destroys guns before new law

PHOENIX — Phoenix police officers worked overtime to check nearly 2,000 weapons from a gun-surrender program so they could be destroyed before a new state law required the firearms to instead be sold.

September 19, 2013 9:56 amLoading…
Myriad new state laws take effect today

Myriad new state laws take effect today

PHOENIX — Starting today, ferrets will be forbidden in restaurants as service animals.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Photos: Smurfs and guns

Photos: Smurfs and guns

The theme in movies this week is two with two movies -- "The Smurfs 2" and "Two Guns" -- opening. They both had premieres this week that featured Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Neal Patrick Harris for the "Smurfs" and Denzel Washington, and Mark Wahlberg for the "Two Guns".

July 30, 2013 12:02 am Photos

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Photos: TSA confiscating more weapons at airport

Photos: TSA confiscating more weapons at airport

Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, more than a decade after 9/11 raised consciousness about airline security, it's happening a lot more often.…

July 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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New sentencing date set in agent's death

A Sept. 10 sentencing date has been set for a Mexican man who pleaded guilty in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death revealed the botched "Fast and Furious" gun-smuggling investigation.

June 04, 2013 12:00 am

Fire heavily damages bar on East 29th St.

A fire early Monday caused heavy damage to a midtown bar, officials said.

June 04, 2013 12:00 am

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: The 'wouldn't have prevented' gambit on gun-safety laws

Few words are worth less in the campaign to make our communities safer from gun violence than "But it wouldn't have prevented …"

May 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Poll: Arizonans back tighter gun checks

Poll: Arizonans back tighter gun checks

Sen. Jeff Flake may have lost significant constituent support for his vote against expanded background checks, one poll suggests.

April 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Poll: Arizonans back tighter gun checks

Poll: Arizonans back tighter gun checks

PHOENIX - The political damage to the state's junior senator because of his vote against background checks on firearms sold at gun shows depends on whom you ask - and when.

April 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest Column: Mandatory gun insurance could impose order on now-chaotic gun policies

For decades, many of America's finest minds have searched for that single idea, or perhaps set of them, that would ameliorate the growing instances of gun violence that have increasingly blighted our landscape. I don't count myself among the great minds, but I am observant. I notice ideas wh…

April 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz Blog: Every gun is sacred

Every Gun is Sacred (Sung to the tune “Every Sperm is sacred”)

April 18, 2013 2:00 pmLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: A good day for criminals who want to buy a gun

Too many senators support easy access to guns for criminals and people who are dangerously mentally ill.

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Supreme Court declines to hear gun-rights case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court left in doubt Monday whether gun owners have a Second Amendment right to carry a firearm in public.

April 15, 2013 9:13 pmLoading…

Tim Steller: Smuggled guns are history of border

Merchants from Fronteras, Sonora, gave the man a wad of money to spend on guns and ammunition in Douglas and smuggle them back south.

April 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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