Gun rights debate enters a new arena: the campus

By Wade Millward and Carmen Forman

The right to carry a firearm onto college campuses has become another issue in the gun control debate

Badly flawed background check system fails to contain firearms sales

By Rick Schmitt

Background check system is plagued by a host of data problems, loopholes and disputes over just who should be barred.

Excerpts from this story referencing "West Virginia":

"… that it does have. The NICS headquarters, four hours from Washington on a West Virginia hill top, has the look and feel of a finely honed retail operation. Operat …"

"… investigators were able to purchase firearms in five states — Virginia, West Virginia, Montana, New Mexico and Arizona — using counterfeit driver’s licenses …"

Tucson shooter was troubled, but could still buy a gun

By Kimberly Leonard

The months-long pattern of bizarre behavior by alleged Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner has once again raised questions about what sort of

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tucson":

"… ho are dangerous.” …"

"… eatment officials.Loughner is accused of a shooting spree last Saturday in Tucson that killed six people and wounded 14, including Democratic Rep. Gabrielle …"

"… from purchasing firearms due to mental instability.Just one day before the Tucson congresswoman was shot, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence issued …"