Baltimore schools police union calls for gun law change

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore City Schools police union president says officers should be allowed to carry their service weapons inside school buildings and has called for a change in state law allowing it.

WBAL-TV reported Wednesday that officers carried guns in city schools from 2001-2015 until it was discovered ...

Lawsuit: Trump’s ending immigrant program racially motivated

BOSTON (AP) - Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sued President Donald Trump on Thursday, arguing that the Republican administration's decision to end special protections shielding them from deportation was racially motivated.

The lawsuit filed in federal court in Boston seeks to block the administration from terminating temporary protective status for thousands ...

A Blue Wave? Trump Is Helping Dems Win in Unlikely Places

Greg Sargent, WaPo
Last night, Democrats flipped a Kentucky state legislative seat from red to blue — deep in Trump country. It’s the 37th such seat that Democrats have flipped into their column since the start of 2017, and many of these special election victories are happening in places that they aren’t supposed to, which has deeply alarmed some Republicans.

Gun Politics Stir Up Florida Midterm Races

Caitlin Huey-Burns, RealClearPolitics
In the wake of last week's school shooting that left 17 people dead and sparked an unprecedented wave of youth activism about guns in America, Florida finds itself at the center of the political universe.In the more immediate term, the Republican-led state legislature is under pressure to consider proposals spurred by the mass shooting before the legislative session ends on March 9; the outcome could be a harbinger for federal gun measures. And it could also shape high-profile races in November, as the state will be hosting competitive contests for governor, U.S. Senate and multiple...

Letting Children Lead Is Unadulterated Silliness

Michelle Malkin, Townhall
Where are all the grown-ups in times of crisis and grief? Don't bother searching America's prestigious law schools.Two adult men, occupying lofty perches as law professors, argued this week that the voting age in the U.S. should be lowered to 16 because some high school survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting who want gun control "are proving how important it is to include young people's voices in political debate."

As Dems’ Russia Obsession Dwindles, Trump Moving Forward

Conrad Black, NRO
It is both dismal and amusing to see the rationalizations of the diehard Kremlin collusionists after Robert Mueller’s spurious indictment of the 13 Russians who will never encounter the vagaries of U.S. justice. The charge of conspiring against the United States is nonsense, and the whole ambiance of the investigation now is that of a phantom consolation prize for the absence of a crime, a victim, or a culprit, all amplified by the hollow sanctimony of an official America that has meddled countless times in the elections of other countries (usually for the general good of the Western...

Trump’s Emotional Listening Session

David Catanese, U.S. News & World Report
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP heard a series of emotional pleas on Wednesday from grieving parents and students who asked him to take action to stem America's epidemic of gun violence in the aftermath of last week's high school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

The Latest: NRA says left exploiting Florida school shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump, guns and school violence (all times local):

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Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing supporters of gun control of exploiting the mass school shooting in Florida to promote an anti-gun agenda.

NRA leader Wayne LaPierre spoke at the ...

Kellyanne Conway: Donald Trump will act on gun legislation

Kellyanne Conway said Thursday that gun legislation will not change "overnight," but President Trump plans to act on the issue.

"These solutions will not happen overnight, but I can assure you that the time for listening, and the time for action, will come very quickly because that's the way President ...