Tag: Guns

Council prohibits guns on city property

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously adopted an ordinance that bans firearms on city property at the public hearing held on Saturday. The ordinance...

Your Views: Sen. Ebbin’s critique was misguided

To the editor: It is unusual for elected officials to criticize newspapers because the way our system works is that newspapers are supposed to criticize...

Your Views: Gun safety is critical to reducing gun violence

To the editor: In commenting on the aborted Virginia legislative special session on gun control, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) said: “That was a laughable...

My View | St. Sen. Adam Ebbin, D-30

In your July 11 editorial, “Guns aren’t the whole problem,” the Alexandria Times states that, when it comes to preventing gun violence, complex mental...

Our View: Guns aren’t the whole problem

The special session Gov. Ralph Northam called to deal with gun control* is worthwhile – but it is only half a solution. As we...

Council approves resolution in support of gun safety

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com At its June 25 legislative session, city council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the passage of gun safety...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: What Alexandria can and can’t do...

Last month, Parkland, Florida, became the most recent city to experience the horror of a mass school shooting. Seventeen people were gunned down, with as...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s eliminate child gun deaths in Alexandria

To the editor: Call me naïve, call me idealistic but there is something in the anger, rage but most importantly the clarity of commitment among...

City council passes non-binding gun control resolution

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council passed a gun control resolution at its Tuesday night legislative meeting in the wake of a high school...

Alexandria residents arrested for exporting firearms to Chechnya

Two Alexandria residents were arrested Tuesday on charges of international trafficking of firearms and smuggling, the U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Virginia...