In Needles, a sanctuary for gun owners — and ‘a little jab in the eyes’ for California

In Needles, a sanctuary for gun owners — and ‘a little jab in the eyes’ for California

1of3Needles Mayor Jeff Williams, who carries a 9mm Glock pistol, feels more kinship with nearby Arizona.Photo: Photos by John Glionna / CalMatters The whole business began with a backyard barbecue. Tim Terral, a 50-year-old cable company worker recently elected city councilman in Needles, on the rural eastern edge of California, planned a cookout for some […]

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Chuck Canterbury, Trump's ATF nominee, frustrates senators as he dodges gun control questions

Chuck Canterbury, Trump’s ATF nominee, frustrates senators as he dodges gun control questions

National Fraternal Order of Police President Chuck Canterbury listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the Fraternal Order of Police, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP … Chuck Canterbury, President Trump’s pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and […]

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