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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She's also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

A picture of the shooting suspect entering the Santa Monica College library is seen as Chief Jacqueline Seabrook of the Santa Monica Police Department speaks during a news conference on Saturday June 8, 2013, in Santa Monica, Calif., to discuss the shootings that left five people dead, including the shooter, near the college Friday. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Santa Monica shooting puts gun-free-campus rules in question

Conservatives and Second Amendment activists are calling into question a California state law and Santa Monica College rules that ban guns on campus, arguing that a recent fatal mass shooting only proves the need to revisit the policy. Published June 11, 2013

**FILE** Bill Cosby (Associated Press)

Allen West on Bill Cosby's pro-Muslim post: Are you crazy?

Former Floridian Rep. Allen West had a blunt response to comedian Bill Cosby's published weekend opinion piece, speaking of the attributes of Muslims and encouraging Americans to emulate them: Have you lost your mind? Published June 11, 2013

** FILE ** Soon-to-be-wed Faiz Mohammed (left), 40, and Ghulam Haider, 11, are pictured at her home in a rural village of Damarda in Afghanistan's Ghor province in 2008. (Stephanie Sinclair/Special to The Washington Times)

Afghan parliament upholds right to marry children

Afghanistan's parliament has rejected a measure that would have barred men from marrying girls younger than 16, saying the proposal ran counter to Islamic ideology. Published June 10, 2013