Tag: Guns

Connecticut Supreme Court Revives Lawsuit Against Gun Manufacturer Brought by Families of Sandy Hook Victims

Image: Getty Images The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled, by 4-3 decision, to revive a lawsuit by the families of Sandy Hook alleging that firearm manufacturer Remington recklessly marketed its Bushmaster AR-15-style weapon for “illegal, offensive purposes.” Remington’s gun was used by Adam Lanza to murder 26 faculty and children at Sandy Hook Elementary School. […]

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Police Open Fire on Sleeping Black Man in Locked Car

Image: 20-year-old rapper Willie McCoy, known by his stage name Willie Bo (Getty Images) Relatives of 20-year-old Willie McCoy, also known as rapper Willie Bo, are demanding answers after six Vallejo police officers shot and killed McCoy while he slept in his car in a Taco Bell parking lot. McCoy, […]

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Houston: Mass Shooting Reported, 5+ officers shot, suspect ‘down’

“We have had several officers shot,” says Houston TX Police Chief Art Acevedo.“Please pray for officers on the way to the scene” Houston police union says 5 officers have been shot and have been transported to hospital. Houston mayor Sylvester Turner said via Twitter the suspect in the shooting is “down.” More tweets from the breaking […]

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DC sees more gun violence, deadlier shootings in 2018

WASHINGTON — In D.C., 160 people died by homicide in 2018, up from 116 in 2017 — a spike of about 40 percent. In all, of the 534 people shot by another person in D.C. through mid-December, 23 percent ultimately died, according to statistics compiled by The Washington Post. That includes 12 deaths from previous years […]

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Google donated $5k to GOP Senator who “joked” about attending a lynching with her Black opponent

Cindy Hyde-Smith is a Mississipi GOP Senator is going into a runoff election against her Democratic opponent, Black man named Mike Espy who might end up the first Black Mississipi Senator since 1883; she made headlines last week with a joke about attending a “public hanging.” The day after the lynching remark, the […]

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Nolte: Media Again Exploit Tragedy to Strip Trump Supporters’ Self-Defense Right

Two unrelated terror attacks over the past ten days have revealed an establishment media rabidly desperate to strip President Trump and his supporters of our right to defend ourselves. Even before we knew the identity or motive of the man behind a dozen or so pipe bombs mailed to prominent left-wingers — CNN, Hillary Clinton, […]

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Judge blocks release of 3D-printed gun plans one day after Jacksonville Madden shooting

One day after the deadly shooting in Jacksonville, Fla., at a Madden video game tournament that killed two people, a Seattle judge has ruled that the Trump administration shouldn’t be allowed to let a Texas-based firearms company make downloadable plans for 3D-printed guns available online. As we reported back in July, thanks to a settlement between […]

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If this creepy PSA doesn’t make gun owners lock up their weapons at home, nothing will

The effort aims to be a platform that all sides around the gun issue can rally around. “This really came from a desire to fundamentally change the landscape with regards to gun violence prevention,” says Hunter. “A lot of Americans are feeling we’re at a stalemate in this conversation. There are staunch sides — one says […]

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Why is the NRA angry at the sheriff for NOT charging the Stand Your Ground killer in Florida?

This so-called explanation is absurd. The idea that McGlockton should have to run away in order to not be killed makes no sense. Gualtieri argued that “(Drejka) felt after being slammed to the ground that the next thing was that he was going to be further attacked by McGlockton.” However, there’s no evidence in the video […]

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Federal judge blocks release of plans for 3D-printed guns

A federal judge blocked an online group from releasing blueprints for 3D printable guns.Image: Oli Scarff/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2018-08-01 00:06:53 UTC A federal judge temporarily blocked the release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns on Tuesday, only a day before they were supposed to be made public.  Defense Distributed reached a settlement with the U.S. […]

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NRA Releases Downloadable Blueprints For First 3D-Printed Gun Lobbyists

FAIRFAX, VA—Saying the schematics were already available on numerous file-sharing sites across the web, the National Rifle Association announced Tuesday it had released online blueprints that, for the first time ever, will allow citizens to print 3D gun lobbyists in their own homes. “Anyone with internet access and one of these precision 3D printers can, […]

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