John C. Wester

Lawmakers set April 19 deadline to call override session on gun veto

Legislative leaders set an April 19 deadline for lawmakers to decide whether they want to try to override Gov. Gary Herbert's veto of the controversial "constitutional... Read more »

April 10, 2013


Guv signs remaining 2013 bills, dimming chance of veto override

Gov. Gary Herbert signed all of the remaining bills awaiting his action from the 2013 Legislature on Wednesday, dimming the likelihood that lawmakers will decide to... Read more »

April 3, 2013


Even supporters of 'constitutional carry' gun bill say veto override may be tough

Even supporters of the controversial "constitutional carry" gun bill vetoed by Gov. Gary Herbert admit it's going to be difficult to find enough votes for an override. Read more »

March 31, 2013


Have guns been elevated in our society to the status of a symbol?

What, then, can be said about a culture that elevates the gun almost to the status of a symbol? Read more »

March 24, 2013


Herbert vetoes controversial gun carry bill

Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed HB76 on Friday, the controversial “constitutional carry” bill that would allow a concealed firearm to be carried without a permit.< Read more »

March 22, 2013


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