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U.S. Senate Votes 51-43 to Confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General

U.S. Senate Votes 51-43 to Confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General

The U.S. Senate votes 51-43 to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as surgeon general. The nomination was held up by Republicans after the National Rifle Association opposition because he agreed with President Obama on the need for gun control. Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is playing hardball in the last […]

by · December 15, 2014 · Politics
Elliot Rodger's victims: (top row, from left to right) Katie Cooper, Chris Michael-Martinez, Veronica Weiss, (bottom row, from left to right) Weihan Wang, George Chen, Cheng Yuan Hong.

George Zimmerman’s Ex-Attorney Mark O’Mara Calls for Gun Control After Isla Vista Mass Murders

Mark O’Mara, who represented George Zimmerman during the Trayvon Martin murder trial, is calling for gun control in the aftermath of yet another mass shooting in the U.S. He stopped short of proposing any measures to increase gun control. Elliot Rodger, son of “The Hunger Games” assistant director Peter Rodger, killed […]

by · May 26, 2014 · Breaking News, Today's Headlines
Gun Rights: Atlanta Soccer Club Menaced by Man Walking Around with Gun, Knife

Gun Rights: Atlanta Soccer Club Menaced by Man Walking Around with Gun, Knife

GUN RIGHTS:  While some are applauding Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal for signing into law an expanded gun bill, some are concerned and upset that guns could now be present in bars, churches, schools and government buildings. We all know that guns and alcohol don’t mix. What’s interesting is that someone […]

by · April 24, 2014 · Politics, Today's Headlines
Rodney Black Kills Garrick Hopkins & His Brother, Wrongly Claims They Were Trespassing

Rodney Black Kills Garrick Hopkins & His Brother, Wrongly Claims They Were Trespassing

Rodney Black shot and killed two men he claimed were trespassing and breaking into his shed in Barboursville, WV. One problem — the shed and the property it sat on belonged to Garrick Hopkins, who was showing his brother Carl Hopkins Jr., his new purchase, when they were fatally shot […]

by · January 27, 2014 · Crime
Detroit Police Chief James Craig Believes Good Gun Owners Can Deter Crime

Detroit Police Chief James Craig Believes Good Gun Owners Can Deter Crime

Detroit Police Chief James Craig believes that if more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice before attacking them. He said responsible gun owners would likely deter crime, the Detroit News reports. During a press conference Thursday at police headquarters, Craig siad, “When we look at the good community members who have concealed […]

by · January 4, 2014 · Detroit News, Gun Control
LAX Shooter Paul Ciancia’s Manifesto Had Homophobic Slurs Against Janet Napolitano

LAX Shooter Paul Ciancia’s Manifesto Had Homophobic Slurs Against Janet Napolitano

The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that the note the LAX shooter Paul Ciancia had with him referenced conspiracy theories and referred to former Homeland Security head Janet Napolitano as a ‘bull dyke.” The note also allegedly said “FU Janet Napolitano.” According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, a law enforcement source […]

by · November 2, 2013 · Breaking News
Navy Yard Shooter Aaron Alexis Cited 8 Times for Misconduct During Navy Stint

Navy Yard Shooter Aaron Alexis Cited 8 Times for Misconduct During Navy Stint

Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis was cited eight times during his Navy career for misconduct, insubordination, disorderly conduct and multiple excessive absences from work, the Washington Post reports. Alexis was also given an administrative sanction by the Navy after he was arrested by DeKalb County, Ga., police in 2008, and […]

by · September 17, 2013 · Navy Yard Shooting
Navy Yard Shooting: D.C. Mayor Says Sequestration Cuts ‘Put People at Risk’

Navy Yard Shooting: D.C. Mayor Says Sequestration Cuts ‘Put People at Risk’

NAVY YARD SHOOTING:  Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said that sequestration cut costs of projects and then “we put people at risk,” in response to questions about Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis’ access, whether it was about policy or money. “Well it’s hard to know, we’ll continue with this investigation, […]

by · September 17, 2013 · Navy Yard Shooting
Navy Yard Shooting Victims Include Michael Arnold, Sylvia Frasier and Kathy Gaarde

Navy Yard Shooting Victims Include Michael Arnold, Sylvia Frasier and Kathy Gaarde

NAVY YARD SHOOTING RAMPAGE:  Seven of the 12 victims in Aaron Alexis shooting rampage at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard have been identified. Those killed in the Navy Yard shooting range in age from 46 to 73. The following names were released Monday night: Michael Arnold, 59 Sylvia Frasier, 53 […]

by · September 17, 2013 · Breaking News, Navy Yard Shooting
NRA Claims NSA Surveillance Programs Could be Used as ‘Backdoor’ for National Gun Registry

NRA Claims NSA Surveillance Programs Could be Used as ‘Backdoor’ for National Gun Registry

The National Rifle Association has started a new freak-out. The leaders of the NRA plan to press members of Congress to block the NSA’s surveillance program to collect records of phone calls made by Americans, claiming these efforts can be used as a “backdoor” to construct a national gun registry. […]

by · September 15, 2013 · NSA Spying