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Gunman Dead, 3 Wounded in Florida State University Shooting [UPDATED]

Gunman opens fire at  a Florida State University campus library full of students.

[UPDATE: Gunman has been identified as an FSU alumnus and local attorney, name not yet released.] The gunman in a Florida State University school shooting was been killed by Tallahassee police and at least three students were wounded in a late night scene of violence and chaos. Just after midnight, a gunman opened fire at… Read more »

Ferguson Gun Sales Skyrocket As Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision Nears

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Ferguson gun sales have skyrocketed in recent days in anticipation that Darren Wilson grand jury decision. Concerns that Michael Brown shooting protesters will once again embark upon rioting and looting if the police officer is not indicted. A gun store owner in Bridgeton said rumors that the Darren Wilson grand jury decision would be released… Read more »

‘Guns': The Word And Handgun Images Now Banned In California

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Guns, the word, is now banned in California gun store displays. Firearms dealers in the state are no longer allowed to share either images of handguns or the word which describes them best — guns. A lawsuit brought by gun store owners maintain the law violates their First Amendment rights. The guns lawsuit was brought… Read more »

Airsoft Homecoming Photo Gets Two Teens Suspended

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An Airsoft gun homecoming photo posted on Facebook caused a school suspension for two Boston area students. The father of Tito Velez snapped a photo of his son and his date, Jaime Pereira, posing with airsoft rifles before the annual homecoming dance. The younger Velez then did what any modern day teenager would – he… Read more »

Hitmen Confess To Killing 17 Students From Mass Grave In Mexico

Gang members confess to killing 17 of the students in the mass grave.

After 43 students went missing in Mexico, President Enrique Pena Nieto vowed to punish whoever was responsible for their disappearance. Shortly after, a mass grave of 28 unidentified dead bodies was discovered outside the Guerrero state city of Iguala. Friends and relatives of the missing students feared that their loved ones would be found among… Read more »

Gun Confiscation Just Became Legal In California

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Gun confiscation was just made possible via a new California gun control law. Second Amendment advocates are opposed to the measure which would allow residents to “ask” police officer to confiscate a legally owned gun by a close relative. Governor Jerry Brown signed the Gun Violence Restraining Order bill into law on Tuesday. All families… Read more »

Knee Defender: The American Way?

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The Knee Defender is a little slice of America–like a stone-wall General Patton with a scoundrel-ed Bernie Madoff bent. Or maybe the other way around? The Knee Defender is that crafty plastic armament you wedge into someone’s airplane seat to keep them from reclining onto your knees. After all, the best defense is a good… Read more »

Concealed Carry: Crime Rate In Chicago Drops Once Permits Are Issued

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Concealed carry permits increase self-defense abilities and prompt crime rate drops, according to Second Amendment advocates. The violent crime rate in Chicago has dropped since such permits became legal to issue late last year. City officials credit “better police” work with the drop in violent crime and theft in the city. One significant important crime-deterring… Read more »

Texas Go Topless Day Is A Bare Breasts VS Second Amendment Fight

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Go Topless on August 24 has prompted many protests and events nationwide, but the Austin, Texas go topless march is less about gender discrimination and more about guns and the Second Amendment. Women in several Texas towns are planning on letting it all hang out in an effort to prove that breasts are less dangerous… Read more »

Rick Ross Begs People Not To Bring Guns to Wingstop

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Rapper Rick Ross has been going beyond the music industry and expanding his business ventures, buying up lots of Wingstop locations across the country. Ross is encouraging people to visit his restaurants, but under one condition: don’t bring a gun. Rick Ross spoke with The Huffington Post about his Wingstop locations and his opinions on… Read more »

Shooters Grill: Gun-Toting Waitresses A Huge Hit In Rifle, Colorado

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Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado features waitresses packing guns – and customers love the idea. The restaurant is owned by Lauren and Jayson Boebert. The couple has always supported open carry rights and has readily invited patrons and staff to do the same. During an interview with The Blaze, Shooters Grill owner Lauren Boebert said… Read more »

Red Rocks Amphitheater Shooting Leads To Venue Lockdown

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A shooting at the Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater Thursday night put the entire venue on lockdown. The public shooting resulted in three wounded but no deaths. It happened at the end of the “Feed the Rocks” concert featuring Nas, Schoolboy Q, and Flying Lotus. The Huffington Post reports that the victims’ wounds were not life-threatening…. Read more »

Gun Control: Why Passing More Laws Will Not Stop Mass Shootings

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Passing more gun control laws will not prevent the tragic mass shootings and school shootings which have sadly become commonplace in America. The state of California and the city of Chicago have had some of the most stringent gun laws on the books for years, yet both continue to be home to mounting crime rates…. Read more »

Stop Trying To Make Fetch Happen On Gun Control, America

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Gun control is again a hot topic in American public spaces (namely social media) after the most recent deadly shooting — and quite soberingly yesterday, many were struggling to keep up with which random kill-fest was indeed the most recent. Over on Facebook, I shared a link about gun violence in America, a commenter commented,… Read more »

Gun Control Laws Are Stupid! This Is Better.

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Today I woke up and, like most people I know went straight to Facebook to see how everyone I know was doing. While I was yawning and skimming over the content, I saw a picture that I read, then verified via other online sources to be an undoctored and legitimate piece. Before I go on,… Read more »

Elderly Man Faces Decade In Prison For Growing Marijuana For Medicinal Purposes

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Federal authorities are seeking lengthy prison term for a rural elderly man growing marijuana for medicinal purposes. Pot dispensaries are now commonplace in Washington, the state is currently in the process of licensing residents to grow and sell recreational marijuana. Despite the marijuana business set to thrive in Washington, five Spokane residents will soon enter… Read more »