Tag Archives: mass shootings

ORLANDO: Wife Of Pulse Shooter Loses Battle To Move Trial, Claimed No Local Jurors Could Be Impartial

USA Today reports: The widow of Pulse nightclub gunman Omar Mateen will stand trial in Orlando, home to the nation’s second deadliest mass shooting in modern history, after a federal judge ruled staying in the city wouldn’t prevent a fair trial. Lawyers for Noor Salman had fought to move the case outside the city, arguing intense media coverage of the ...

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Gun Rights Leader Larry Pratt Blames Texas Mass Shooting On “Hate-Filled Liberal Democrats”

From the AFA’s OneNewsNow: A hate-filled killer is to blame for murdering innocent churchgoers in Texas, not the firearm he used, says the leader of a gun-rights organization. Larry Pratt of Gun Owners of America says the now-dead gunman was a “hate-filled liberal atheist” who reminds him of the gunman who attempted to mass murder Republican congressmen on a Virginia ...

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Texas Mass Shooter Once Escaped From Mental Health Facility While Awaiting Military Court Martial

ABC affiliate WFAA reports: The gunman in the worst mass killing in Texas history escaped from a mental health institution in New Mexico, threatened his Air Force chain of command while facing military charges of domestic violence, and “had already been caught sneaking firearms onto” an air base, according to a 2012 El Paso Police Department report obtained by WFAA. ...

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Trump: If Texas Had Stronger Gun Control There Would Have Been Hundreds More People Killed [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Asked during a Seoul news conference whether he would entertain “extreme vetting” on guns, Trump appeared irritated by the question and suggested it was not appropriate to talk about “in the heart of South Korea.” He then answered by saying “if we did what you are suggesting it would have made no difference three days ago.” ...

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House Speaker Paul Ryan: Praying Is The Right Thing To Do After Mass Shootings Because “Prayer Works”

Those people in Texas were literally praying in church when they were murdered. But prayer totally works. The Hill reports: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) in an interview broadcast Monday dismissed criticism of his tweet saying the Texas shooting victims “need our prayers,” arguing “prayer works.” “It’s disappointing. It’s sad and this is what you’ll get from the far secular left. ...

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Robertson Blames Mass Shootings On Anti-Depressants: All These Crimes Have Some Nexus To Them

“I hope and pray they don’t politicize this thing and start talking about gun control and all that because it won’t be necessary. But I do think there’s got to be a thorough investigation into the effect of antidepressants on these. And they’ve been so many of these mass killings and almost every one, as I said before, has had ...

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Texas Police: Mass Shooter Was In Domestic Argument With Mother-In-Law, Sent Her Threatening Texts

The New York Daily News reports: Gunman Devin Kelley was embroiled in a “domestic situation” with his mother-in-law, who attended the Texas church where he killed 26 people before shooting himself, authorities said Monday. Kelley sent his estranged mother-in-law “threatening texts” sometime before he attacked the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Freeman Martin of the Texas Department of Public ...

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Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Predictably Whines About Dems Politicizing Mass Shootings [VIDEO]

“Why do people see politics immediately? It’s just like I said in Las Vegas over a month ago. You had families literally still looking for their loved ones through the rubble in remains in Las Vegas, running from hospital to hospital. There were people who were were injured who then went on to pass away. “And yet people are taking ...

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Texas Shooter ID’d As 26 Year-Old Former Bible Study Teacher, Used AK-15 Assault Rifle, Wore Combat Gear

Heavy.com reports: Devin P. Kelley was identified as the gunman who walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on a Sunday morning and murdered at least 25 people, wounding many more. The shooter’s name was reported via sources by The New York Times and CBS News; the latter gave his name as Devin Patrick Kelley. The horrific ...

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BREAKING: At Least 27 Killed In Mass Shooting At Texas Church, Gunman Reportedly Dead After Chase

AGAIN. CNN reports: Multiple people have been killed and many more injured in a shooting Sunday at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, authorities said. The shooter was killed after a brief chase north into neighboring Guadalupe County, according Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Robert Murphy. It is unclear if the shooter was killed by police or took his own ...

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Sheriff: Las Vegas Gunman Was Trump Fan

Newsweek reports: Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock was quite the fan of President Donald Trump before he killed 58 people and left another 500 injured—the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history. Paddock, a millionaire who reportedly would gamble up to $1 million a night in casinos, was attracted to the president’s politics because of the boost the stock market ...

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BREAKING: Multiple People Dead In Manhattan After Rented Truck Plows Down Bike Lane, Driver In Custody

The New York Times reports: A suspect had been taken into custody after police officers in New York City responded on Tuesday afternoon to reports of a shooting or vehicle collision in Lower Manhattan, the authorities said. A law enforcement official said there were reports that several people were dead. The Fire Department said officials responded just after 3 p.m. ...

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FBI Still Baffled About Las Vegas Shooter: No Signs Of “Ideologies Or Connections To Any Groups” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Authorities say the Las Vegas shooter had no visual abnormalities in his brain. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters Friday that Stephen Paddock that an autopsy found nothing unusual during a visual inspection, but his brain was shipped to a facility to look for any minute problems. Authorities haven’t determined why Paddock opened fire on a concert ...

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Dutch Viral Video Ruthlessly Mocks The NRA

1.1 million views already. Vox reports: When the rest of the world looks at America’s gun problem, it’s often with bafflement. Sunday with Lubach, which is sort of like the Dutch version of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, looked at guns — specifically, the US’s love of firearms. And it’s very telling. “NRA is a constitutional disorder caused by ...

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SNL Reacts To Las Vegas Massacre [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Country singer Jason Aldean opened Saturday Night Live following the Las Vegas Massacre that took place at his concert. “This week, we witnessed one of the worst tragedies in American history,” Aldean began. “Like everyone, I’m struggling to understand what happened that night and how to pick up the pieces and start to heal.” Aldean went on to ...

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Las Vegas Gunman Hired Hooker Before Shooting

Another right wing conspiracy theory has been debunked. The New York Daily News reports: Investigators believe the Las Vegas mass shooter hired a prostitute in the days leading up to the massacre, says an official briefed by federal law enforcement. Paddock, who was reportedly seen with a mystery woman in his last days, is believed to have hired a prostitute, ...

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Shooting Victim Steve Scalise: The Massacre In Las Vegas Only “Fortified” My Opposition To Gun Control

The Hill reports: Fox News’s Martha MacCallum asked Rep. Steve Scalise in an interview to be aired later Tuesday if his experience and the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night have changed his views about the Constitution’s Second Amendment. “I think it’s fortified it,” Scalise said. “Because first of all you’ve got to recognize that when there’s ...

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Breitbart Editor Alex Marlow: If You Want To Survive A Mass Shooting, Maybe You Should Hit The Treadmill

“Regarding running, which we talked a little bit about with Jonathan Gilliam — and I’m a little bit reluctant to use humor at this movement in time because it’s a dark moment but I will anyway. Those of you who listen to the show with some regularity have heard me mention that I’m a horror movie fan. And one of ...

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GOP Bill Would Legalize Concealed Carry For Congress Members Nationwide, Superseding Any Local Laws

The Hill reports: A Republican lawmaker introduced legislation on Tuesday to allow trained members of Congress to carry guns for self-defense in the wake of last week’s shooting at a GOP baseball practice. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) wants to ensure all lawmakers can qualify for concealed-carry permits that could be used in any state, regardless of local laws. “The tragic ...

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Mike Huckabee: The Virginia Shooting Is Part Of The “Widespread Attempt” To Violently Overthrow Trump

Via Mediaite: The way former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee sees it, this week’s Congressional baseball shooting is all a part of a wider trend of liberals trying to overthrow the government because they can’t accept the results of last year’s presidential election. Appearing on Fox News this morning, the ex-Republican presidential candidate tied in James Hodgkinson’s shooting spree that left ...

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