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DOUBLED: Audit Shows NRA Now In The Red By $32M

Well, this is a just a shame. A new third-party audit of the National Rifle Association’s finances, obtained by OpenSecrets, found the group to be in the red for the second year in a row. The audit found that after a high-spending year during the 2016 elections, the NRA has seen a sharp decrease in income from dues-paying members for ...

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NRA TV Host: Buying Guns For Teachers Is A Better Use Of Federal Money Than Buying Textbooks For Students

“Texas is asking to spend federal Department of Education grant money to buy firearms for teachers that have gone through the state’s school marshal program. Teachers trained to carry firearms in school, in firearms, and the state needs permission to use federal money to do that. As you can imagine, the left is melting down. I would argue of all ...

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LOS ANGELES: Man Arrested With Explosives On Way To 2016 LGBT Pride Event Sentenced To Seven Years

The Los Angeles Times reports: An Indiana man who was headed toward L.A. Pride two years ago in a car filled with weapons, explosives and high-capacity magazines was sentenced to seven years in state prison on Thursday, officials said. James Wesley Howell, 22, pleaded no contest to possession of an explosive chemical, malicious possession of a destructive device and illegal ...

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Inside The Dark, Violent, Misogynistic World Of Incels

The Huffington Post has published a fascinating/horrifying deep dive into the violent, misogynistic world of so-called incels, men who say they are “involuntarily celibate” because women won’t have sex with them due to their looks. Here’s the opening: It’s late on a Friday, and hundreds of men are browsing the forum Lookism.net. A new member logs on and posts two ...

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TORONTO: Cops ID Mass Shooter As Faisal Hussain

The Ottawa Citizen reports: Ontario’s police watchdog has identified the man responsible for a shooting rampage in Toronto’s Greektown as Faisal Hussain. The Special Investigations Unit says Hussain is a 29-year-old from Toronto. Police have said he was found dead after exchanging fire with police during the shooting on Sunday night. Two people were killed and 13 others injured in ...

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TORONTO: 13 Wounded, 2 Dead Including Gunman In Mass Shooting At Crowded Restaurant District [VIDEO]

The Globe & Mail reports: A young woman is dead and another 13 people are injured, including a child in critical condition, after a lone gunman walked along Toronto’s busy Danforth Avenue on Sunday night, randomly shooting pedestrians before opening fire on crowded restaurants. The 29-year-old shooter died in a nearby alley after an exchange of gunfire with police, though ...

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LAS VEGAS: MGM Resorts Preemptively Sues 1000+ Mass Shooting Victims In Effort To Avoid Any Liability

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: MGM Resorts International has filed federal lawsuits against more than 1,000 Las Vegas mass shooting victims in an effort to avoid liability. The company, which owns Mandalay Bay and the Route 91 Harvest festival venue, argues that it cannot be held liable for Oct. 1 deaths, injuries or other damages, adding that any claims against ...

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Extremist Ranchers Fly Home On Pence Donor’s Jet

The Los Angeles Times reports: A day ago, ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond were prisoners at the minimum-security federal prison on Terminal Island in San Pedro, serving five-year sentences for arson. But on Wednesday, following a Tuesday pardon by President Trump, the father-and-son pair got to fly home in style to Burns, Ore., on an oil company’s private jet, riding ...

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Parkland Shooter’s Mother “Enabled” Gun Purchases

The Associated Press reports: Mental health counselors told the mother of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz she shouldn’t let him buy guns, but she ignored their concerns and he began assembling an arsenal before her death last year, officials said Tuesday. Lynda Cruz was “an enabler” who interfered with efforts to get her son treatment, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob ...

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Nazi Driver Pleads Not Guilty To Hate Crime Charges

The Associated Press reports: An Ohio man pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Thursday in a deadly car attack on a crowd of protesters opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. entered the plea during his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville after being charged last week with 30 federal crimes in ...

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WH Reverses On Lowering Flags For Maryland Victims

The Hill reports: President Trump will order American flags lowered to half-staff to honor the victims of a deadly shooting last week at an Annapolis, Md., newspaper, CNN reported. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told CNN that the president made the decision to lower the flags after he received a request to do so from Annapolis Mayor Gavin ...

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Trump Rejects Mayor’s Request To Lower White House Flags In Memory Of Victims Of Capital Gazette Shooting

The Capital Gazette reports: President Donald Trump has declined a request from Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley to lower American flags in honor of the fatal shooting of five employees of The Capital newspaper last week. “Obviously, I’m disappointed, you know? … Is there a cutoff for tragedy?” Buckley said Monday afternoon. “This was an attack on the press. It was ...

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CLEVELAND: FBI Thwarts Plot For July 4th Terror Attack

USA Today reports: Demetrius Pitts faces a charge of attempted material support of a foreign terrorist organization, according to federal authorities in Cleveland. Officials said Pitts was walking around Cleveland last week conducting reconnaissance on where to park a van packed with explosives during the July 4 parade. The investigation into Pitts was started in 2017 by the Cincinnati office ...

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Homocon Milo: I Was Joking About Shooting Journalists

The Hill reports: Conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos on Thursday insisted that he “wasn’t being serious” when he recently told two reporters that he “can’t wait for the vigilante squads to start gunning journalists.” Yiannopoulos’s comments Thursday came shortly after a gunman opened fire in the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Md., leaving at least five people dead and several others ...

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Homocon Milo Calls For “Gunning Down Journalists”

Mediaite reports: Milo Yiannopoulos is advocating for lethal violence against reporters who contact him for comments on their stories. “I can’t wait for the vigilante squads to start gunning journalists down on sight,” he texted the Observer‘s Davis Richardson, responding to an inquiry involving an article in progress on a Manhattan restaurant the right-winger is said to visit often. According ...

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Democrats Mark Pulse Anniversary With Vow To Pursue “Common Sense Gun Reforms” And LGBTQ Rights

Just in from DNC chairman Tom Perez: “Two years ago, our nation witnessed one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. It was an attack on the LGBTQ community, the Latinx community, and LGBTQ people of color everywhere. It was an attack on the American people and the values of diversity and equality that all of us should cherish. ...

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ORLANDO: Activists And Survivors Mark Second Pulse Massacre Anniversary With Rally For Tougher Gun Laws

The Orlando Sentinel reports: An emotional, rain-soaked rally on the eve of the Pulse anniversary Monday evening was mixed with anguish and raw anger over the lack of progress on gun reform and gay rights in Florida and the sheer number of mass shootings that have happened since. “Six hundred and twelve days,” said Brandon Wolf, a survivor of the ...

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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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FLORIDA: Agency Run By GOP Gov Candidate Did No Weapons Permit Background Checks For 13 Months

The Tampa Bay Times reports: For more than a year, the state of Florida failed to conduct national background checks on tens of thousands of applications for concealed weapons permits, potentially allowing drug addicts or people with a mental illness to carry firearms in public. A previously unreported Office of Inspector General investigation found that in February 2016 the Florida ...

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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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