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|Mom Brings Gun to Daughter's Brawl With Girl over a Boy
They say a good guy with a gun can stop a bad guy with a gun. Apparently that doesn't apply to women. . . . A Texas (where else) teenager (fourteen) showed up behind Pasadena High School for a ...
|Breaking news: School shooter apprehended by teacher with no gun
Quick post as I need to leave to take my son to school (my heart is racing even though he's not at this school): In Thurston County in Washington State--no one was hurt: Nobody was hurt during a ...
|Creationists still blaming Darwin for Columbine
If creationism is the zombie lie behind all biology and geology, the Governor's Mansion in Louisiana might stand in for the castle ruins where the burnt and battered monster is reanimated and sent ...
|Teacher files federal lawsuit after being terrified by school shooting drill
Elementary school teacher Lina McLean has filed a lawsuit against the school administration, school board members, and security company all responsible for the outrageous school shooting "drill" ...
|Is the NRA breaking campaign finance law?
I am yucky!
|As in climate change, scientific consensus reached on guns
A scientific consensus has been reached on the effects of guns as outlined in an op-ed column in the LA Times today by David Hemenway , a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and a ...
|11 Newtown Families Distance Themselves from Tim McGraw Concert Controversy Re: Charity
Many people and organizations (e.g., the NRA ) have been blasting Tim McGraw ever since he announced that the proceeds from his concert in Hartford, Connecticut on July 27, 2015 would be donated to ...
|So apparently cops need to shoot MORE people...
New Richmond Police officer Jesse Kidder, in confronting a double murder suspect, used restraint when the suspect attempted "suicide by cop". Gun nuts are now PO'd that the officer didn't blow the ...
|Cartoon - Country Music Lovin' Gun Owners Express Themselves
I have a new cartoon on my site I can't post here, plus lots of commentary. Go visit at Claytoonz . Follow me on Twitter .
|handgun Open Carry ready to become law in Texas - Rootin' becomes Tootin'
Only in Texas, the state which gave us George W Bush and "Mission Accomplished" could give the world an Open Carry law for handguns that requires a concealed-handgun permit, making the concept of ...
|Oregon Miner Doesn't Want to be Next Clive Bundy - Asks "Militias" to Stand Down in BLM Dispute
Sorry pal, time for you to crawl back into your hole. A few days ago, the situation described in this story seemed headed for another Bundy-style ...
|American Spends $229 Billion Every Year On Gun Violence
This week, the magazine Mother Jones published an article on the dollar cost of gun violence in America. The article can be viewed here . The article is detailed, and I will only present the ...
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|Country singer Tim McGraw gets crazy backlash from gun rights nuts for playing Sandy Hook benefit
Mind-blowing that this is even controversial : Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a ...
|"A woman who was able to leave the home told officers that it was a family dispute gone wrong"
No robots or robocops shot any person in the back during this event. Five people were found dead inside a north Phoenix home after a shooting Thursday in a suspected family dispute, police ...
|Presidential candidate Ted Cruz says Americans need guns in case they need to shoot the government
Sen. Ted Cruz goes full LaPierre :
|82,033 Gun Deaths Since Sandy Hook (Infographic)
So most of you guys, if you've been following me since my days being the Dir. of Visual Communications at Liberal America, know I created this graphic right after the Newtown Massacre on Dec. 14, ...
|Bundy Redux? Oregon Miners in Dispute With BLM Calls for Militia Help And Gets It
Yes, we may have a repeat of the Le Affaire Bundy in in southern Oregon where a dispute between the Bureau of Land Management and gold miners may erupt into another standoff with domestic terrorists "
|GA Man Shoots Armadillo, Richochet Hits Mother-In-Law In The Back
According to WALB News , a Lee County, GA man shot an armadillo on his property with a 9mm sidearm. However, armadillos are armored, (the clue is in the name) and a round ricocheted off the animal's ...
|Wayne LaPierre just called President Obama a 'demographically symbolic' president
Wayne LaPierre adds straight-up racist to his user profile Seriously. Wayne LaPierre, probably best known for ...
|Guns & Education Do Not Mix
Courtesy of Ecology Florida by Don Saunders If the Guns-on-Campus Bill passes it would inspire a modification of Victor Hugo’s famous aphorism: “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
| Cheetahs = Endangerment & Guns = Freedom
Yes. today's news stories sort of generated a snark attack. If you leave you gun lying around and one of your children picks it up and shoots another, it is regarded as a tragic accident. Same ...
|NC Community College Shooter a Neo-Nazi, Media Ignores This Small Detail
Though the media may be talking about this by later today, it's worth noting that this mornings murder of an employee at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, NC was apparently carried out by ...
|NRA's LaPierre spouts racist comments
I don't know how much more racist and sexist you can get as the head of national organization than Wayne LaPierre, the head of the NRA. Link Wayne LaPierre has a message for America: while ...
|Wayne LaPierre (AKA Mr. Peeper's Crackpot Brother): Hillary Sauron Clinton Will Turn US Into Mordor
The National Rifle Association's Chief Gun-Fetishist, Wayne 'Sour-Puss' LaPierre told the NRA's leadership forum on Friday that Hillary Clinton, if elected President, will: "...not bring a new dawn ...
|Capitol on lockdown after shots fired
(The Capitol dome is actually under construction, but you get the idea.) Shots fired on the west side of the Capitol building have caused a ...
|If guns don't kill people, why demand inoperable weapons at NRA convention?
If guns don't kill people, then why make guns inoperable at NRA convention? [see earlier post by ruscle on 7 April] Those paying attention will note that no arms on display at the NRA convention ...
|Guard loses life After Shootout At Us Census Bureau
Another human being loses his life in a senseless shooting by a deranged person with a gun. Again, another notch in the bedpost of the NRA. How many more? ...
|Just under 10% of U.S. adults have impulsive anger issues—and access to guns
A new study recently published in Behavioral Sciences and the Law finds that far too many adults with anger issues also have access ...
|Gun Control at NRA Convention?
While guns may be be great in churches, schools, universities, bars and sitting in handbags next to toddlers in Walmart shopping carts — the National Rifle Association (NRA) isn’t so keen on ...
|Researchers agree: Strong gun laws save lives
Feel safer yet? David Hemenway, director of Harvard's Injury Control Research Center, attempted to find out whether there was in fact a scientific consensus for or against the National Rifle ...
|Clinging To Our Guns and Religion: Accidental Gun Fire for Easter in PA
Happy Easter to all who celebrate this holiday! I know it's not very nice, but around here we call the folks who live down the ridges southwest of here over in Blair county "Altoids." ALTOONA, Pa. �
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|The TN solution: Allow weapons, ban squirt guns.
To solve the nearly non-existent problem of crime in parks, the Tennessee legislature has come up with an intriguing solution: Eliminate all local regulations against guns in parks, but ban squirt ...
|Kansas GOP Stands Up For Crazy, Passes Concealed Carry Law: No Permit or Safety Training Required
I'm not bashing Kansas, but I am going to bash Kansas Republicans for the bill Governor Sam Brownback signed into law today , making it legal, starting in July, for any ...
|GUN LOBBY Bullies Force Removal of Iconic Billboards from Stop Handgun Violence
I had to share this insane story breaking today in Massachusetts -- of all places! For more than 20 years, John Rosenthal's poignant "Stop Handgun Violence" billboard has been posted along the ...
|Machine gun amusement parks? Let's make them gun zoos!
Where should you fire assault rifles? Who should own machine guns? Face it, folks love to shoot guns, especially powerful ones! We can't change that. So, we let them. Let them (adults only, you ...
|Fifth Squad of the Million Gun Victims March: Just the Two of Us||Audreybeardsley||04/01/2015||2||6||-||-|
|About a Law Review Article on Stolen Guns
I have been advocating a mandate for gun insurance for two years now. In order for insurance to cover the majority of shootings, it must cover not only the original, proper or legal owner of a gun ...
|The fundamental inhumanity of Ted Cruz
For the children Ted Cruz says so much that is noxious and unhinged that it's easy to overlook just how deranged he truly is. ...
|NC is the New Crazy (Vol. II): God, guns and glory edition
Because why should Texas get all the crazy? Ever since the 2010 election ushered in Republican super-majorities to both North Carolina's state Senate and its House of Representatives (collectively, ...
|NRA targets Loretta Lynch
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|Kansas continues quest to return to the Wild West with new gun bill
If this looks ideal to you, Kansas is calling your name. If you pine for the days of Wild West, where men and women were free from gun regulations, Kansas is the place for you! Soon the days of ...
|Australian comedian tries to make sense of American gun laws—nailed it!
Comedian Jim Jeffries tackled one of the most controversial subjects in the U.S. gun control laws. Jeffries was once the victim of a home invasion in which he was tied up and beaten with his ...
|Re-arranging deck chairs on the Titanic? A Commentary About Firearm Regulation
When the judge struck down part of The Safe Act he noted that the limitations the law set on magazine size were arbitrary. What is a reasonable size for a firearm magazine for civilian use? Most ...
|Every Gun Has A History -- Written In Blood
Go to this URL http://mediamatters.org/blog/2015/03/19/nra-affiliate-is-so-scared-of-this-gun-safety-v/202962 Video of potential gun buyers learning history of firearms they are considering for ...
|"Guns Everywhere" Laws in Texas Proceed to the Sound of Multiple Child Homicides
"Guns Everywhere!" has been the motto of the Republican Party since at least January 16, 2013, the day President Obama signed 23 executive orders in one day in response to the Sandy Hook massacre. ...
|Cartoon: Shoot-Em-Up Charlie Loves Cop Killers
The gun-lovers freaked and the ATF blinked . So goes the story when the federal agency charged with regulating ...
|Guns With History
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|Your right-to-carry vs My right to Vacate
Note: Thanks everyone for the great discussions! Received suggestion to change the proposed name from "Right to Evacuate" to "Right to Vacate". I like it. Other suggestions are welcome. If you ...
|FREEDUMB in Arizona: Mesa Shooting
So AZ passes a "Guns for Everybody, All the Time, FREEDUMB, Yee-Haw!" law ...
|White Supremacist suspect arrested for AZ shooting rampage
The news was breaking yesterday, and I watched as reports on the manhunt for the shooter trickled in. One person was dead, another in critical and others injured. The first descriptions that came in ...
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|Jeffery Williams arrested for shooting the 2 cops wounded during recent demonstration in Ferguson
Apparently Williams, who was not a protester, was shooting at someone in the crowd of protesters, not police. That no one in the crowd of protesters was shot seems even incredible given their ...
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|My Stupid State: FL House Panel Approves Guns on College Campuses
#158 of My Stupid State "It would allow for a tremendous peace of mind for parents to know that there is somebody at the school site who is trained and can actually be there to respond if, God ...
|Glenn Beck Threatens To Quit NRA Due To Infiltration By Muslim Jihadists
The nightmare of Armageddon is becoming more real every day as the signs continue to reveal that we are inhabiting the End Times forecast by the Biblical prophets of talk radio. Death and ...
|Gun Lobby Heads Explode Over 'CrimAdvisor' Video and Parody Website
The media are having fun in the spirit in which our new video and website are intended. People get it that criminals are benefitting from the gun laws or lack thereof in many states. And the ...
|PA-Sen: Have A Question For Joe Sestak (D) About The Upcoming Senate Race? Submit Them Here!
Hello fellow Kossacks! I've had the privilege to interview politicians like Rep. Ted Deutch (D. FL-21) and former U.S. Senator Mark Begich (D. AK) in the past but this upcoming interview I ...
|Breaking: Shots Fired at Police in Ferguson. Two Officers Hit. Update. Video.
The basics : CNN Thursday morning Those still there just after midnight were starting to leave when gunfire erupted "no less than 100 feet" away from the crowd of protesters, Kayla Reed said. Two ...
|Two police officers shot at Ferguson protest
Police stand guard moments after gun shots ...
|VIDEO: White Michigan man on "open carry walk" prompts school lockdown, taunts cops, and lives
Originally posted at Eclectablog . A man who bravely goes by the name of Nunya Beeswax online went for an "open carry walk" in southeastern Michigan and prompted a lockdown of the Lamphere High ...
|Tennessee just took a step closer to allowing guns in parks and playgrounds
You think you can defend that castle, little girl? Tennessee has long had the ...
|Florida GOP Pushing To Add Dodging Bullets To School Curriculum
The Florida House GOP just took a brief break from using Florida school students as political footballs to focus on the teachers and pass a bill that would allow them to carry guns : The proposal (...
|Survey: American gun ownership at all-time low, even while gun sales soar
Despite the perception that all Americans own guns, a recent survey says it is quite the opposite: The number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is ...
|ATF's proposed armor-piercing bullet ban could stir renewed support for dumping the agency
For more than 20 years, lawmakers and think tanks have sought to move the duties of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms & Explosives to other agencies. Among the nation's most avid gun owners,
|A 12-step program for shooters?
Over and over again we read about or see instances of people shooting people for no good reason. (And if you ask, "is there ever a good reason?" I would probably say no.) But the shootings that ...
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|The NRA's deafening silence on the death threats against Gabby Giffords
In case you missed it, several of the NRA's Facebook fans responded to Gabby Giffords' renewed push for universal background checks with vicious death threats . Unless I missed something, thus far, ...
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|NRA makes fun of Gabby Giffords, are super afraid she's going to take their guns
“Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.” –George Bernard Shaw The NRA came out swinging (wildly) yesterday, as it so often does, to launch an attack on Representative Gaby ...
|Ammo vending machines - what a concept!
Just another in a history that has seen the rise and fall of vending machines for items like marijuana and tobacco. A 25-year police department veteran who now runs his own ammunition ...
|MO State Auditor’s suicide: The gun factor no one wants to talk about
The sad details surrounding the suicide of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich continue to emerge. But something is missing in the reporting: the gun behind the tragedy. More below the fold...
|Gabby Giffords Speaks About Background Checks on Capitol Hill; Death Threats Posted on NRA FB Page
The NY Daily News ran an article today about Gabby Giffords heading to Capitol hill, to push for more background checks when it comes to gun purchases. It would require all gun buyers pass ...
|Fox DC Reporter and gun advocate's tales of home invasion don't add up
Emily Miller describing the details of the burglary that prompted her to buy a gun. Emily Miller is a reporter for Fox 5 in Washington, D.C. She's also an NRA-backed gun advocate who has sought to ...
|Two NC lawmakers draft guns-for-teachers bill for one Christian school, not even in their districts
Well, this is a headscratcher. While doing some citizen lobbying today at the N.C. General Assembly with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, we spoke with legislators about a bill filed earlier this ...
|NSA shooting suspect apprehended near DC
A series of random shooting events like the DC sniper occurred over the past weeks and was traced to a recently unemployed man resulting in an arrest.
|I Have Good News -- There Was Not a Sandy Hook in Montana
After Columbine. After Aurora. After Sandy Hook. After whatever the latest mass murder may be, we ask ourselves, what went wrong? How could we have not seen what was coming? Why didn't somebody say ...
|Will The NRA Allow us to Ban the Sale of Toy Guns?
In the news today it is reported that the City of Cleveland responded to the Tamir Rice lawsuit by saying the “boy’s death was caused because of his own actions.” The city has yet to give much ...
|Gun nuttiness at the Mall of America
Artist's conception. Not actually Tony Cornish State Rep. Tony "Yee-haw Bang" Cornish, lover of all things bullet-throwing, had his own take on the recent call by Al Shabab for attacks on western ...
|ATF proposal to limit armor-piercing ammunition results in run on that ammunition
Noooooooooooo. Hey look, America's gun fetishists are sprinting to their local stores to buy armor-piercing bullets because ...
|Law enforcement pushes ATF to ban armor-piercing bullet; NRA stokes paranoia and fear to boost sales
The NRA is once again doing what it does best: stoking paranoia and fear in a bunch of scared white guys to sell guns and gun-related products, in this case, armor-piercing bullets. Move to Ban a ...
|Conservatives in 11 states pushing laws to stop local cops from enforcing federal gun laws
This map illustrating the status of laws about carrying concealed firearms looked hugely different 20 years ago. Details and an enlargeable map can be found here .
|Nevada Assemblywoman: Arm "Hot Young Little Girls", Flush Cancer Fungus With Salt Water
The wisdom of Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore (R) covers a range of subjects. First, there is her orthodox (for a wingnut) understanding of how best to fight (literally) campus sexual assault: ...
|Arizona bill allows sawed-off shotguns and silencers
Do something! The loud noise scares her Who would've thunk it that any cabal of elected officials in Arizona could be worse than Gov. Jan Brewer and her GOP-controlled legislature? Those Tea Party ...
|"Good Guy With A Gun" Murders Two
A 22-year veteran of the White Plains, NY police force used his gun to murder his two teen-aged daughters, shoot his three family pet dogs, and then kill himself Saturday (news report here: http://...
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|Congress takes up bill to allow easier gun-toting across state lines
More, more, more. Short version: "States' rights" is for suckers . The National Rifle Association (NRA) and other Second Amendment ...
|updated: Las Vegas Road Rage Killer caught
You take your underage kid on a driving lesson presumably not on a city street and on the way home, while you're driving, you have a near miss with another driver, only instead of a "my bad" the ...
|Woman Fatally Shoots Self In Tragic 'Bra Holster' Accident
So for at least two years people on this site have been writing about the ridiculousness of not just guns, and toy guns, but guns 'aimed' at women... pink guns, and things like 'bra-holsters'. I ...
|Why open/concealed gun carry won't save you from determined terror in an open society
Copenhagen cafe shooting took the life of 55 year old film director and wounded three police ...
|Big Gun on Campus
The New York Times reports today that gun advocates are pushing to legalize firearms on college campuses.
|The Ever Changing Story . . .
First, an innocent mother teaching her daughter to drive was gunned down in her driveway.
|Gun Ranges, the Law and the NRA -- A Story of "Reckless" and "Negligent"
By Patrick Leary, a St. Petersburg Neighbor It is 2.5 weeks since I found out about Mr. Carannante's intent to fire his weapons at a small, makeshift target in his side yard less than 20 feet from ...
|In which I have no choice but to agree with Texas Police Chiefs.
Oh, man. The bullshit piled up so fast in Vietnam you needed wings to stay above it. Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now One also needs wings to stay above the bullshit that piles up with gun-nuttery. ...
|ACTION - Ban Armor Piercing Bullets - ACTION
Hat Tip to TXConservative for the [heads up on this. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/02/15/1364602/-The-latest-brilliant-backdoor-gun-control-measure] Send in your comments to the ATF now ---- ...
|What should Texans fear the most? ISIS or Open Carry?
On Thursday I attended an event hosted by the Texas Tribune, an online, non-partisan newspaper. Its purpose was a preview into the Texas 2015 Legislature that is currently in session. This is part ...
|Los Angeles police shoot at teen holding 'toy' gun, hit his friend instead
This time in Los Angeles: Around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, two officers were driving in the 7200 block of 10th Avenue when they spotted a group in an alley.
|Sure, let ex-felons vote—but only if they get back their guns
There has been a building consensus that perhaps felons ...
|Montana man sentenced to 70 years for killing 17-year-old German exchange student
German exchange student Diren Dede in his soccer uniform In 2014, Markus Kaarma and his wife set a trap in their garage to lure thieves : Court records said Kaarma and his common-...
|Minnesota man (white) pulls gun on man (black) sitting in a car with his nephew, assumed drug deal
Demetrius Taylor confronting man who was filming him. Demetrius Taylor was sitting in a car with his nephew, checking out a car he was considering buying when they were approached by another man ...
|Concealed Carry’s Body Count
The New York Times offers the data from this report from the Violence Policy Center that the NRA and its supporters would rather we not have, because it makes it clear that concealed carry costs ...
|AP: Triple Murder Motivated by Parking Spat
[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_THREE_KILLED_NORTH_CAROLINA?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2015-02-11-15-46-24 The Associate Press] is reporting that the Chapel Hill, NC ...
|Chapel Hill Murders and Guns That Don't Kill People
We need to admit it. The NRA is correct. Guns don't Kill People. People Kill People. AND, what the NRA and the firearms industry in this nation have done is make sure that those people likely to ...
|"Three young Muslims" murdered in Chapel Hill NC; shooter in custody
Very brief diary -- more info should be available later. Three UNC students, identified as "young Muslims" were shot to death in an apartment in Chapel Hill, NC. A family of three young Muslims ...
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