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A report released by the Violence Policy Center shows that states with ...
In a horrific incident, a 3-year-old boy shot his own parents using a handgun, injuring both of them. According to NBC News, the incident happened inside a room at the America’s Best Value Inn motel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. According to police officials, the toddler reportedly took the gun owned by his mother out of… Read more »
Taken 3 has done extremely well at the box office. This despite the film’s producers striking out with a trifecta of sub-par performances in Taken 3’s writing, directing, and acting departments. Read any sane review of the movie out there for the depressing details. The Manila Standard Today reported that Taken 3 is number one… Read more »
The Transportation Security Administration said Friday that its agents had ...
In a moment of unspeakable heartbreak for a young mother, Alexis Wiederholt rushed into a bedroom in her father’s Elmo, Missouri, home, where she had just put down her 9-month-old baby Corbin for a nap, only to hear a dazed apology from her five-year-old son, who had been playing the same room. “I’m sorry, Mom,”… Read more »
Jon Stewart took possible Republican presidential-hopeful Mike Huckabee to ...
A new study says that it’s relatively easy for teens with histories of mental illness or suicidal acts to find guns in their homes. The study found that 41 percent of teens in a home with a gun had easy access to the weapon. It also found that 41 percent of teens either suffer from… Read more »
In a move that is likely to ignite a heated debate over gun control, a new ...
The United States finally has a new a Surgeon General. The U.S. Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy as the new Surgeon General in a 51-43 vote in what is being hailed as a “political miracle” to spite objections from NRA (National Riffle Association) and certain republicans who have delayed the confirmation and left the United States… Read more »
A series of shootings in suburban Pennsylvania killed at least five people Monday morning, and the gunman police believe carried out the rampage was holed up in a home in Montgomery County, surrounded by SWAT officers as of 10:30 a.m. local time in this breaking story. What police called an “active barricade situation” was underway… Read more »
Although every Western movie in American history and culture would lead you ...
Three students were injured and taken to the hospital as a result of a ...
Chief Norm Jacobs says he had nothing but good intentions when he offered to ...
Russian roulette in Indiana caused the death of one teen, a 17-year-old male ...
Despite the division among Americans pertaining to the Second Amendment and gun laws, people who respect the right to bare arms have shown one of the reasons why it exists in the first place: protecting oneself and others. The Inquisitr reported numerous times on how a person’s right to carry a firearm has saved others,… Read more »
[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 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, 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 »
A 7-year-old girl from Bassetlaw, England, won a coloring contest and her prize, along with the other winners, was a trip to the local Nottinghamshire police station where officers would show the kids how a police department works behind the scenes. But in the middle of the tour, one of the officers accidentally shot the… Read more »
An update to a story involving a Utah teacher whose gun discharged in an ...
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 »
American councilmen never miss an opportunity to remind their ...
Open carry gun laws have a downside that was learned the hard way by a 22-year-old Gresham, Oregon man in the early hours of Saturday morning. You know how police always advise you to keep your smartphones and other valuables out of sight? Maybe they should say the same thing about guns. While in many… Read more »
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 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 »
Waffle House kicked a Texas Public Safety Trooper out of the restaurant for openly carrying his duty weapon. The Grapevine Waffle House manager reportedly yelled across the restaurant at DPS Trooper Jeff Evans as he entered the establishment. Trooper Evans attempted to tell the manager that he was indeed in uniform and in compliance with… Read more »
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 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 »
A Georgia dad is suing his daughter’s school over his Second Amendment right to take a gun onto campus. Beulah Elementary School parent Hugh Myers was told that he would be placed under arrest if he took a gun on school grounds other than when picking up or dropping of his daughter. A new Georgia… Read more »
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 »
May Araim had lived in the United States for years, after escaping her native Iraq. She always dreamed of becoming a full-fledged U.S. citizen, and less than two weeks ago she fulfilled that dream, taking her oath of citizenship at age 68, in her adopted hometown of Houston, Texas. But Saturday night, May Araim was… Read more »
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 »
A group of gun rights advocates in Austin, Texas, demonstrating in support of “open carry” laws, which would allow them to carry their guns in public, found themselves the target of an unusual counter-protest Saturday when two women bearing signs reading “More Boobs, Less Guns,” and also baring their breasts, attempted to disrupt the open… Read more »
Two guys in a Mustang convertible pulled into a Jack-in-the-Box drive-thru at about 5 am Saturday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but before they could order their food, the burger joint’s manager called police and the two men, both in their late 20s, ended up under arrest, eating their breakfast not at Jack-in-the-Box but courtesy… Read more »
A Democrat sponsored gun control bill would drastically curtail any efforts to “market guns to children,” according to supporters. The Children’s Firearm Marketing Safety Act would make it illegal for groups like the NRA and firearms manufacturers to showcase their brand on child-sized hats and clothing, among a host of other new regulations which has… Read more »
Over the last couple of years, the United States has been in a constant struggle between people who want guns controlled to those who support the 2nd amendment, the right to bear arms. This battle between both sides has opened up wounds in which our nation has suffered simply for one’s personal belief. For those… Read more »
July 4 weekend in Chicago brought a staggering orgy of gun violence, with the death toll Monday counted at 14 people killed, with a staggering total of 82 people shot between Thursday afternoon an the earliest hours of Monday morning, as the city’s top cop said that weak gun laws were to blame for the… Read more »
We all remember Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern as the two buffoons attempting to ...
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 »
Don Pitaniello was working a second job as a convenience store clerk to help pay for his ailing wife’s medical expenses, but now he says he could have lost his life Sunday night — if not for the gun he always carries with him. Instead, he lost his job. The Mac’s convenience store in Rutland,… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Naaman Adcock, a 40-year-old police officer in the small city of Fort Smith, Arkansas, became a former police officer Wednesday morning when he turned in his resignation after an incident in which he was accused of pointing a gun at the head of a five-year-old boy and threatening to blow the child’s “Jewish brains out.”… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Andrew Tahmooressi Update: After spending 214 days in a Mexican jail, the U.S. Marine reservist is eager to resume his treatment for PTSD. Tahmooressi’s experience in the Mexican prison was reportedly harder on him than his tours in Iraq. The Andrew Tahmooressi told lawmakers from both sides of the aisle that worked diligently to free… Read more »
A teen babysitter was watching a group of children in Rock Hill, South Carolina Saturday when at least one of them, an eight-year-old boy, fired what was described as an “assault rifle” at pedestrians walking by, according to police there. The incident was reported Monday in a local paper, The Herald, which said that a… Read more »
Pennsylvania – A pair of clean-cut, all-American prep school graduates ...