Terrorism

Nikki Haley: Mass Shooter Dylann Roof “Hijacked” The Confederate Flag, Which Stands For Sacrifice, Heritage

Mediaite reports: Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, appeared to claim that mass shooter Dylann Roof “hijacked” the Confederate flag, and that it was seen as “service, and sacrifice, and heritage” before the 2015 Charleston Church Shooting, during an interview with the Blaze’s Glenn Beck this week. “There is this guy that comes out with this manifesto, …

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BRITAIN: Mass Stabbing Incident On London Bridge

NBC News reports: A number of people were injured in a stabbing near London Bridge in the center of the British capital on Friday afternoon, police said. One man has been arrested amid a major police incident that has cordoned off the busy surrounding area and closed local bus, subway stations and train stations. The incident on London Bridge was …

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SCOTUS Okays Lawsuit Against Sandy Hook Gunmaker

Reuters reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the firearms industry, rejecting Remington Arms Co’s bid to escape a lawsuit by families of victims aiming to hold the gun maker liable for its marketing of the assault-style rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults. The justices turned …

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NRA Drops Suit Against SF Over “Terrorist” Labeling

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: The National Rifle Association on Thursday backed away from a lawsuit against San Francisco for labeling the gun group as a “domestic terrorist organization,” after city officials made it clear they were only expressing an opinion and not ordering an economic boycott. The dismissal was far from harmonious, though. The NRA said it had forced …

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Feds Bust White Supremacist Plot To Bomb Synagogue

The Denver Post reports: A 27-year-old man is accused in federal court of domestic terrorism for plotting an attack on Temple Emanuel in Pueblo and spreading white supremacist views encouraging acts of violence, according to federal court documents. Richard Holzer allegedly met an undercover agent on Friday at a motel with explosives he intended to use on the synagogue. He …

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Missouri Man Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge After “Testing” Walmart’s Guns Rule With His Assault Rifle

Springfield, Missouri’s CBS News affiliate reports: A Battlefield, Mo. man charged with making a terroristic threat at a south Springfield Walmart in August pleaded guilty to an amended charge. Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, pleaded guilty in a Greene County courtroom Friday to an amended charge of making a false report. A judge sentenced him to a 180 day suspended jail sentence, …

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Trump Abandons Plan To Propose Gun Law Changes

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has abandoned the idea of releasing proposals to combat gun violence that his White House debated for months following mass shootings in August, according to White House officials and lawmakers, a reversal from the summer when the president insisted he would offer policies to curb firearm deaths. Trump has been counseled by political advisers, …

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US Claims ISIS Leader Killed in Syria Raid [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The world’s most wanted terrorist, Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was the target of a deadly U.S.-led raid in northwestern Syria, sources told NBC News early Sunday. Forensic testing is underway, but officials believe al-Baghdadi is among the dead, the sources said. A U.S. Special Ops mission targeted the ISIS leader near Barisha, in northwestern …

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Pro-Trump Conference At Trump Resort Shows Video Depicting Trump Murdering Journalists And Opponents

The New York Times reports: A video depicting a macabre scene of a fake President Trump shooting, stabbing and brutally assaulting members of the news media and his political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters at his Miami resort last week, according to footage obtained by The New York Times. Several of Mr. Trump’s top surrogates — …

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CALIFORNIA: New Gun Law Allows Teachers To Ask That Guns To Be Taken Away From “Dangerous” People

The Sacramento Bee reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed new gun control laws that expand the availability of gun violence restraining orders and place stricter limits on the number of firearms Californians can buy each month. Starting in July 2021, Californians will be allowed to purchase one long gun per month. People younger than age 21 won’t be allowed …

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GERMANY: Synagogue Shooter Denied Holocaust In Video, Made White Supremacist, Anti-Feminist Claims

Vice News reports: The gunman who killed two people near a synagogue in Halle, Germany, on Wednesday appears to have filmed his attack, and the footage was uploaded to Twitch, a platform popular with video game users. The video shows the alleged suspect, a young white male, driving to his chosen location, alone. He speaks to a camera, positioned on …

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Trump Cultist Charged With Terror Threat After Pointing Loaded Gun At Woman Over Her Warren Bumper Sticker

Heavy.com reports: Joseph Schumacher is a North Dakota man accused of making terroristic threats against a woman for political reasons. According to the Moorhead Police Department, Schumacher threatened another driver with a gun after seeing a political bumper sticker on her vehicle that indicated she held different views than him. The incident happened in Moorhead, Minnesota, on October 7, 2019. …

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Joker Release Spawns Warning Of Terror Threats

Reuters reports: Federal authorities are monitoring and warning local law enforcement of a series of threatening social media posts linked to the R-rated “Joker,” now in theaters, a law enforcement official said today. Amid polarizing reviews for “Joker,” which holds a 69% positive rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, the Todd Phillips-directed drama is stirring passionate debate and real-world concerns …

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Trump Cultist Coast Guard Officer Who Plotted To Kill Top Dems Pleads Guilty To Drug And Weapon Charges

CNN reports: A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of plotting a domestic terror attack pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of weapons and drug charges. Christopher Hasson, 50, of Silver Spring, Maryland, faces a maximum of 31 years in federal prison for the crimes, and will be sentenced on January 31, 2020. Hasson was first charged in February, facing counts of …

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MGM To Pay $800M In Las Vegas Mass Shooting Suits

The New York Times reports: MGM Resorts International has agreed to pay up to $800 million to settle lawsuits from victims of the October 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and hundreds of others injured. The killer, Stephen Paddock, holed up inside his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel, which MGM …

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Teen Gets Terror Charge For “School Shooter” Job Ad

The Des Moines Register reports: A 14-year-old male faces a terrorism felony after creating a job posting in Fort Dodge for a “school shooter.” Fort Dodge police were made aware of the “concerning online job” on Indeed.com, a search engine for job postings, according to a news release. Though the post offered little content to identify the poster, police eventually …

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NY Sues NRA’s Former Ad Agency To Enforce Subpoena

Bloomberg reports: New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association’s former advertising agency to enforce a subpoena stemming from the state’s probe of the gun-rights group’s nonprofit status. The agency, Ackerman McQueen, has said it can’t comply with the July 8 subpoena without first giving the NRA veto power over what it hands over, Attorney General Letitia James said …

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US Army Soldier Arrested For Alleged Plot To Bomb News Network, Kill Beto O’Rourke, Kill Antifa Members

ABC News reports: The FBI has arrested a U.S. soldier who allegedly discussed plans to bomb a major American news network, planned to travel to Ukraine to fight with violent far-right group Azov Battalion and allegedly distributed information online on how to build bombs. He also allegedly suggested targeting Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. According to charging documents in the …

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Colt To Cease Making AR-15s Due To Flooded Market

Via press release from Colt Manufacturing: We want to assure you that Colt is committed to the Second Amendment, highly values its customers and continues to manufacture the world’s finest quality firearms for the consumer market. The fact of the matter is that over the last few years, the market for modern sporting rifles has experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity. …

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Sandy Hook Parents Issue Gripping Back To School Clip

The Washington Post reports: Familiar back-to-school supplies such as pencils, scissors and gym socks are recast as emergency survival tools in a devastating new public service announcement from the Sandy Hook Promise, an anti-violence nonprofit founded by the parents of victims of the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012. In the PSA, “Back to School Essentials,” young students breezily show off …

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