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TEXAS: Family Of Church Mass Shooting Victims Sues Federal Government Over Gunman’s Access To Weapons

USA Today reports: A family that lost nine members killed in the Nov. 5 massacre at a church Sutherland Springs is suing the federal government for “institutional failures and the negligent or wrongful acts” that allowed the gunman to purchase weapons. Joe and Claryce Holcombe, whose son and eight other families members were among those killed at the First Baptist ...

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NRA Spox Dana Loesch: Third-Wave Feminists Wouldn’t Know What Masculinity Was If It Hit Them In The Face

“I am so tired of this matriarchal witch hunt on young men. There is nothing toxic about masculinity, but there are plenty of toxic things about third-wave feminism and the matriarchy that’s attempting to assert authority and also be the ombudsman over all characteristics and definitions of that which are either masculine or feminine. We have an issue right now ...

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NRA Spox Dana Loesch Accuses Parkland Students Of “Extortion” In Protest Of Grocery Chain’s Donations

“So people are mad because Publix gave money to a candidate that apparently supports the Second Amendment and so they decided to lay down in the middle of Publix. And then also — the student organizer also demanded that Publix give the March for Our Lives group the same amount of money, or double the amount of money, that they ...

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FLORIDA: Publix Ends Political Donations As Parkland’s David Hogg Leads Die-In At Local Store [VIDEO]

A huge victory for David Hogg! The Orlando Sentinel reports: Publix has suspended making political contributions in the wake of mounting pressure over its support of Adam Putnam, a Republican candidate for governor who strongly backs the National Rifle Association. “We would never knowingly disappoint our customers or the communities we serve,” said company spokesman Dwaine Stevens in a statement ...

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NRA Spox Dana Loesch Complains That Media Refers To “Mass Shootings” But Never Mentions “Mass Knifings”

“Now the stats that they’re citing, that in the United States, which they say has 270 million firearms, there have been 90 ‘mass shootings,’ — well, what they call mass shootings, which often aren’t mass shootings at all — they cite from between 1966 to 2012. And they further claim that among all countries with far fewer guns, there have ...

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Ted Nugent Blames School Shootings On Junk Food

“On my Facebook page right now I have highlighted a documentary that concludes — and you cannot escape the reality, the diet of these children, from birth — you talk about ADD and autism. It’s a direct result, in more cases than not, I believe in the 90 plus percentile, a diet of sugars and chemicals and fake garbage that ...

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NRA TV Host Blames School Shootings On The Media And Liberals Teaching Boys About “Toxic Masculinity”

Media Matters reports: The Santa Fe shooter reportedly told police officers he targeted the students he didn’t like and spared those he did. The mother of one of the victims said her 16-year-old daughter faced “four months of problems from this boy” as he kept “making advances on her.” She said her daughter had stood up to him in class ...

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Texas Gov Scraps Shotgun Giveaway Under Pressure

The Houston Chronicle reports: Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday cancelled a shotgun giveaway contest in his re-election campaign amid controversy after a gunman killed 10 people and injured 10 others at a high school south of Houston. Campaign officials said the giveaway has been changed to a $250 gift card redeemable for any kind of merchandise, not the $250 gift ...

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NRA Offers Thoughts And Prayers For Victims Because “Taking God Out Of Our Culture Is Partly To Blame”

“Whether the left likes it or not, I will offer my thoughts and prayers. And I do it sincerely, because I truly believe it helps. So when they say enough is enough with the thoughts and prayers, I say enough with taking God out of our culture; a quest that is at least partly to blame for the violence we ...

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GOP Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Blames School Shootings On Divorce, Abortion, Video Games [VIDEO]

What happened to schools having too many entrances? ABC News reports: The Texas lieutenant governor, speaking two days after 10 people were killed in a school shooting in his state, said abortion, divorce and violent video games and movies show that ‘we have devalued life,’ which may be a cause of school shootings. Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told ABC ...

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Oliver North Blames School Shootings On Ritalin

“If school shield had been in place in Sante Fe High School, far less likely that would have happened. The problem we’ve got is we’re trying like the dickens to fight the symptom without treating the disease. The disease in this case isn’t the 2nd amendment, the disease is youngsters who are steeped in a culture of violence, they’ve been ...

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TEXAS: GOP Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Blames Schools For Having Too Many Entrances And Exits [VIDEO]

Far-right Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick reacted to the mass shooting in his home state by blaming schools for having too many entrances and exits. “We may need to harden our schools,” he said. “There aren’t enough people to put a guard at every one.” Patrick, perhaps obviously, is a favorite of the NRA and once appeared on Dana Loesch’s ...

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Parkland Student Activists React To Texas School Mass Shooting: Prepare For The NRA To Attack The Survivors

The Hill reports: Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg responded Friday to the deadly Texas high school shooting, with Gonzalez saying in a tweet that the students deserve more than “thoughts and prayers.” Gonzalez tweeted hours after a shooter opened fire at Santa Fe High School near Houston. At least nine fatalities and several injuries, including one ...

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Fox Host Blames Texas Mass Shooting On Video Games

“The fact that so many kids are awash in video games, I mean these kids spend so much time in front of their television screens with some of these very violent and realistic video games. That has to be something that gets looked at, but how do you police that kind of thing?” – Fox News host Jon Scott, reacting ...

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NRA Sues NY Gov. Cuomo For “Blacklisting” Them With Banks And Insurers Because Freedom Of Speech

Reuters reports: The National Rifle Association on Friday sued New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state’s financial regulator for engaging in what it said was a “blacklisting campaign” aimed at swaying banks and insurers to stop doing business with the gun advocacy group, according to a complaint. Cuomo and the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) aimed ...

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Convicted Felon Oliver North: The NRA Is The Victim Of “Civil Terrorism” Worse Than During Jim Crow Era

Splinter News reports: The National Rifle Association named Oliver North—the Reaganite ghoul who was indicted in 1988 for his involvement in the Iran-Contra affair—its new president this week. In an interview with the conservative Washington Times, published on Wednesday, North said his organization has been the victim of “civil terrorism” by gun control activists. From the interview:  “They call them ...

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NRA To Lose Insurance Program After State Rules It Provides Coverage For “Acts Of Intentional Wrongdoing”

Reuters reports: Lloyd’s of London said on Wednesday it would direct underwriters to terminate all insurance offered, marketed, endorsed or otherwise made available through the National Rifle Association of America. The move comes after insurer Chubb was fined $1.3 million over its role in an NRA insurance program after an investigation found the NRA’s “Carry Guard” insurance program unlawfully provided ...

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Convicted Felon Oliver North Named NRA President

The Daily Beast reports: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North is poised to become the new president of the National Rifle Association, according to a press release. North, a Fox News host and key figure in the Iran-Contra scandal, will become president “within a few weeks, a process the NRA Board of Directors initiated” Monday morning, the release says. North is retiring ...

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DALLAS: Restaurant Gets Death Threats After NRA Calls For Boycott Over Its Message On Customer Receipts

Buzzfeed News reports: A popular Dallas restaurant received threats of shootings after the National Rifle Association tweeted for its supporters to “steer clear” of the eatery because it put a message advocating gun regulation on its receipts during an NRA convention. “We’ve had people calling and say they’re going to shoot the place up, one that implied he would be ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Addresses NRA National Convention

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump, who briefly pledged to “fight” the National Rifle Association after a February mass shooting at a Florida high school, is expected to throw his full weight behind the powerful gun rights group on Friday at an event in Dallas. In addressing the gun lobbying group’s annual convention, the Republican president will emphasize his support for ...

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