The terrorists won in Boston

by Jeff Knox -- That demented, hate-filled terrorists could build bombs and detonate them in a crowded public place should not have come as news to anyone. That's what terrorists have been more…

We've got hoplophobes over a barrel

by Jeff Knox -- The state of Illinois is the only state in the union that does not offer provisions for regular citizens – those who are not law enforcement or security more…

Senate sides with law-abiding Americans

by Jeff Knox -- It looks like gun control efforts in the U.S. Senate are effectively dead for the time being, after the Senate voted down seven gun-related proposals during a contentious more…

Gun debate led by village idiots

by Jeff Knox -- For people like me, who have been handling guns for decades, the terminology, function and safety rules of firearms are second nature. That's why it is so astounding more…

Catch your senators while you can

by Jeff Knox -- Your two U.S. senators are supposed to be at home working in their local offices this week and next before returning to Washington, where one of their first-agenda more…

Harry Reid's gun-control gambit

by Jeff Knox -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has decided to approach the troublesome issue of gun control craftily. Reid said that rather than include all of the pending gun-control more…

Dangerous duty for concealed carriers

by Jeff Knox -- It seems like common sense and courtesy – if you are stopped, you should mention to the officer if you are carrying a concealed weapon. But like so more…