Mass Shootings

Far-Right Radio Host Claims Buffalo Mass Shooter Was Hypnotized By CIA Using “Screen Flicker Technology”

Media Matters reports: Militia-linked radio host and right-wing extremist Pete Santilli claimed during his May 27 radio show that the CIA and FBI radicalized, hypnotized, and indoctrinated the shooter through his computer screen via “mind control” and “screen flicker technology” to commit the shooting. Santilli proclaimed that the shooter “was copying and pasting” his racist manifesto “from the CIA and …

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NY Lawmakers Pass Package Of 10 Gun Reform Laws

The New York Times reports: Democratic lawmakers in Albany plunged into the national debate on Thursday, wielding supermajorities to enact protections denied elsewhere in the wake of recent mass shootings and a conservative shift in other states and on the Supreme Court. The State Legislature passed a broad package of gun bills that will raise the minimum age to buy …

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Fox Host Blames Buffalo Mass Shooting On Face Masks

“And what word don’t you hear? You don’t hear Fauci’s name. In all these articles, they talk about all these effects of these shutdowns. “Wait a second, Fauci was the architect of the shutdown, alright? And then all the governors went along with him when Trump reopened everything back up and destroyed children’s social lives and their school lives. “These …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden Speaks On Shootings, Gun Reform

The Associated Press reports: President Joe Biden is delivering an address to the nation Thursday night about the latest wave of mass shootings, attempting to increase pressure on Congress to pass stricter gun limits after such efforts failed following past outbreaks. All major broadcast networks planned to break away from regular programing to carry Biden’s remarks at 7:30 p.m. EDT, …

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Gohmert Rages At Swalwell During Gun Hearing: “How Dare You” Accuse We Republicans Of Having No Hearts

“I don’t think that it’s very effective for the children to have people on the other side of the aisle come in and accuse Republicans of being complicit in murder. “And that we put our right to kill over others’ right to live, to infer by rhetorical supposed questions, who are you here for, we must be here for the …

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Tulsa Gunman Targeted Surgeon He Blamed For Pain

The Associated Press reports: A man who blamed his surgeon for ongoing pain after a recent back surgery bought an AR-style rifle hours before opening fire at a Tulsa medical office, killing the surgeon and three other people before fatally shooting himself, police said Thursday. Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin says the gunman had recently undergone back surgery and had …

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CNN: Tulsa Mass Shooter Bought His AR-15 Yesterday

CNN reports: An assault-style weapon found at the scene of Wednesday’s deadly shooting in an Oklahoma medical building had been bought that day, according to three federal sources briefed on the investigation. A gunman — who was later found dead — opened fire on the second floor of a medical building on the campus of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa …

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CA Teen Charged With Recruiting For Mass Shooting

From the Berkeley Police Department: On May 30th, Berkeley PD officers arrested a teenage boy after receiving a tip that the teen had been recruiting other high school students to participate in a mass shooting and/or bombing at Berkeley High School. On Saturday, May 21st, we received a tip that a 16-year-old boy had attempted to recruit other high school …

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TX Schools Told To Conduct Fake Intruder Exercises

The Texas Tribune reports: Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday instructed state school security and education officials to start conducting “in-person, unannounced, random intruder detection audits on school districts” to find weak access points and see how quickly staff can enter a school building without being stopped. Education advocates and lawmakers swiftly condemned the idea of unannounced, fake intruders. Clay Robison, …

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Gun Groups Plot “Full Attack” On Planned Red Flag Bill

The Hill reports: No-compromise gun rights groups are preparing to mount an aggressive campaign against any “red flag” legislation in Congress as a response to the elementary school massacre in Uvalde, Texas. Such measures appear to be gaining some steam as a potential compromise between Democrats and Republicans, but opponents hope to use the same playbook to stop them that …

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Carlson: Democrats “Know They Rule Illegitimately” So They Want To Disarm You Before You “Rise Up” [VIDEO]

“In New York, the unelected governor, Kathy Hochul, just announced legislation to quote, ‘Eliminate the grandfathering of large-capacity ammunition feeding devices.’ “That means your legal magazine is now illegal. Possessing it is now a crime. It wasn’t yesterday. It is today. “But they’re not worried about the public health, at all. What they’re worried about is public resistance to their …

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GOP Rep Blames Gun Violence On Abortion [AUDIO]

“When I was growing up in Springfield, you had one or two murders a year. Now, we have two, three, four a week in Springfield, Missouri. So, something has happened to our society. I go back to abortion, when we decided it was okay to murder kids in their mothers’ wombs. Life has no value to a lot of these …

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Florida High School Raffles Off Handguns And Rifles

The Tallahassee Democrat reports: A Florida high school raffled off guns and other weaponry through a month-long fundraising campaign that ended Wednesday. James Madison Preparatory High School in Madison, a charter school, raffled off fishing and hunting gear and firearms, including handguns and semi-automatic rifles, in a $100-per-ticket raffle that started May 2. In a video clip apparently from the …

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Buffalo Shooter Charged With Hate Crimes, Terrorism

NPR reports: The white 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket was charged Wednesday by a grand jury with domestic terrorism motivated by hate and 10 counts of first-degree murder. Payton Gendron, who has been in custody since the May 14 shooting, is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Erie County Court. The 25-count …

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MT Man Charged With Threat To Reenact Columbine

Helena’s NBC News affiliate reports:  Charges of felony intimidation and possession of explosives have been filed against Helena resident Logan S. Pallister, 23. Police report he has allegedly threatened harm at Helena High School multiple times in the past. According to court documents, Helena Police were advised of a possible school threat on the evening of Monday, May 30. An …

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Ingraham Blames Mass Shootings On “Pot Psychosis”

“Pot use, especially among teens, can trigger psychosis and increase the chance that the young person will develop violent behavior. “My question tonight is why isn’t there a national conversation happening right now about this? Why aren’t reporters doing more to demand information on the potential drug use in this case and others? “Both illicit drugs and prescription drugs. Antidepressants …

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ABC: Uvalde Police No Longer Cooperating In Probe

ABC News reports: The Uvalde Police Department and the Uvalde Independent School District police force are no longer cooperating with the Texas Department of Public Safety’s investigation into the massacre at Robb Elementary School and the state’s review of the law enforcement response, multiple law enforcement sources tell ABC News. A spokesman for Texas DPS, which is running the state’s …

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REPORT: Uvalde Employee Didn’t Leave Door Open

The San Antonio Express reports: An employee at Robb Elementary School had propped open a door to carry food from a car to the classroom last Tuesday, but closed it shut after realizing that a gunman was loose and heading toward the school, her San Antonio lawyer said. Don Flanary said the school employee, who is not being identified out …

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TX Gov Blames Shootings On “Mental Health” After Slashing $211M From State HHS To Fund Border Stunt

San Antonio’s ABC News affiliate reports: “We as a state – we as a society – need to do a better job with mental health. Anybody who shoots somebody else has a mental health challenge. Period. We as a government need to find a way to target that mental health challenge and do something about it.” Those are the words …

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House Democrats To Intro Slate Of Gun Reform Bills

CNBC reports: House Democrats will try to advance a raft of gun control bills on Thursday in the wake of two high-profile mass shootings that rocked the nation earlier this month. House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., has called committee lawmakers back from a break to mark up gun legislation that combines eight separate bills. Nadler intends to bring …

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