Tag Archives: guns

TEXAS: Victim’s Family Sues Shooter’s Parents [VIDEO]

CBS Dallas reports: The family of one of the students killed in a Texas high school shooting filed a lawsuit against the alleged gunman’s parents, claiming the shooter’s father didn’t properly secure the weapons and were negligent in entrusting him with firearms. Authorities charged Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a 17-year-old student Santa Fe High School, with capital murder in the May 18 ...

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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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FLORIDA: Parkland Families Sue Smith & Wesson Parent Company, Store That Sold AR-15 To Gunman [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The families of two students killed in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, are filing lawsuits against the gun manufacturer and seller of the weapon used in the massacre. The parents of Jaime Guttenberg and Max Schacter say that American Outdoor Brands, the company that makes the AR-15 assault rifle used by the suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz, ...

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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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FLORIDA: Grocery Chain Faces Boycott After Donating $670,000 To Pro-NRA GOP Gubernatorial Candidate

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Publix has been Florida’s favorite grocery chain for decades — but some shoppers are turning their backs on the store after learning it donated more than half a million dollars to gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam. A handful of state advocacy groups have gone to social media — Twitter in particular — urging shoppers to “#BoycottPublix” ...

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Tony Perkins: School Shootings Happen Because Liberal Society Has Created A “Moral Vacuum” By Expelling God

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: As the first bodies of those eight students and two teachers are laid to rest, America returns to the question burned on everyone’s mind: why? Angry outsiders demand gun control. Others lay the blame at the feet of the NRA. And while the rest of the country debates what our country ...

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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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Hugh Hewitt: Schools Should Ban Trench Coats

“They are saying this killer, who we should not name, used a shotgun and pistol, not any kind of high-caliber repeating weapon, not a semi-automatic weapon. In many ways, this is a spanner thrown into their rhetoric of people who believe in universal background checks – wouldn’t have had any impact on this. On magazines – wouldn’t have had any ...

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David Hogg To Media: Stop Naming Mass Shooters

The Huffington Post reports: Gun control advocate David Hogg called on the press to stop using the name and image of the 17-year-old student who police say carried out the mass shooting at a Texas high school on Friday. Hogg’s call echoes that of Anderson Cooper, who said on his CNN show Friday night that he would not be naming ...

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Father Of Parkland Victim Rages At “Idiotic” Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: He Should Be Removed From Office

Fred Guttenberg, the father of Parkland victim Jaime Guttenberg, followed Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on ABC This Week today. And oh boy. “I think those are the most idiotic comments I’ve ever heard regarding gun safety,” Guttenberg said. “Let me be clear, he should be removed from office for his failure to what to protect the citizens of Texas. ...

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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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Conway Attacks “Predictable And Pathetic” Democrats For Criticizing NRA In Wake Of Latest Mass Shooting

“There is certain reflexive and thoughtless and pretty predictable and pathetic reaction coming from lots of folks. And frankly, it usually comes from folks who, unlike Donald J. Trump, have been in office for decades and decades and decades. It also is insensitive that they will gloss right over, right past the fact that people are suffering, their lives have ...

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NFL Star To Pay For Funerals Of Texas Shooting Victims

ESPN reports: Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will pay for the funerals of those killed in the shooting at Santa Fe High School, the team confirmed. Ten people were killed Friday morning and 10 more were wounded when a 17-year-old carrying a shotgun and revolver opened fire at the high school about 30 miles from downtown Houston. Watt has been ...

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Sean Hannity: Schools Should Monitor Every Student’s Social Media Postings Because “It’s Not A Gun Issue”

“It’s not a gun issue. Every time it happens, the worse — it’s always a different gun. So that’s not the issue here. The issue here — well, there is some issues with gun safety, you can’t let mentally ill people have guns. Criminals don’t obey the laws by their very nature. We also have to have, every school district ...

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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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Texas Shooting Suspect Named As Dimitrios Pagourtzis, Armed With Father’s Shotgun, Pistol, And Pipe Bombs

Mediaite reports: The gunman who allegedly opened fire at a high school in Texas on Friday morning has been identified. Police sources told CBS News that the shooter is 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis. Police believe he is a student at Santa Fe High School. He allegedly began his shooting spree around 7:45 a.m., killing at least 10 people and wounding a ...

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