Taking the First Step toward Limiting Violence

By Becky O'Malley
Wednesday January 12, 2011 - 11:18:00 AM

Nothing hard about this one: There’s absolutely no reason why private parties should have easy access to technology for firing multiple lethal shots in rapid succession from a pistol. Absolutely no reason. The U.S. Constitution has nothing to do with it, not even the transparently political decision the Supreme Court recently made about the limits of the Second Amendment. -more-

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Sunday January 09, 2011 - 07:36:00 PM

There's a proposal afoot to turn Berkeley's public housing over to a private non-profit developer. Lynda Carson has been spotlighting the story on the Indybay website . -more-


Cartoon Page: Odd Bodkins, BOUNCE

Wednesday January 12, 2011 - 11:20:00 AM

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Letters to the Editor

Wednesday January 12, 2011 - 03:30:00 PM

Sarah Palin and the Giffords Assassination Attempt; Reunion Query for John Turnbull; Waste; Bridge Builders Needed -more-

How Many Children Will It take?

By Tom H. Hastings
Wednesday January 12, 2011 - 11:16:00 AM

Christina Taylor Green is a message spirit. She arrived on Earth on September 11, 2001, a day when terrorists armed with no more than boxcutters turned jet airliners into guided missiles and slaughtered almost 3,000 people, mostly civilians. Indeed, she was one of the babies featured in a book, Faces of Hope, that looked at one baby from each of the United States born on that day. The third-grader had been elected to her Mesa Verde elementary school student council and was at the meet-up for congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords with a neighbor adult, Susan Hileman. The two were holding hands when gunfire erupted on January 8. -more-

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