Terrorism

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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Fed-Up School District Makes Terror Threat PSAs

CNN reports: Local TV in Fresno, California, now features two public service announcements created by the Fresno Unified School District aimed at educating students and parents on social media threats. The PSAs warn that online threats can result in a student’s suspension, expulsion or even arrest. The school district has also posted an electronic billboard at one of the local …

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Teenage Owner Of AK-47 Arrested For Terror Threat

The Washington Post reports: Alexis Wilson was working an afternoon shift at the local Pizza Inn in McAlester, Okla., on Sunday, when she pulled a co-worker aside to boast about her new gun. The slight 18-year-old with large brown eyes clutched her iPhone and pressed play on a video of her shooting a newly purchased AK-47, according to an incident …

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Ted Cruz: Gun Control Will Only Elect Elizabeth Warren

Talk about a win-win. Josh Israel reports at Shareblue: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) warned on Thursday that congressional action to stop gun violence would not stop mass murders, would demoralize the nation, and could elect Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) president. Speaking at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast, Cruz was asked about background checks and discussions between the Trump administration and …

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US Evangelicals Met Killer Saudi Prince On Eve Of 9/11

The Christian Post reports: On the eve of the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a delegation of American evangelical leaders met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to discuss the state of religious freedom and the battle against extremism in the kingdom. The timing of the visit drew the ire of critics on social media who noted that …

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145 Top CEOs Beg Senate To Pass Gun Control Bills

Axios reports: 145 top CEOs signed a letter urging the Republican-controlled Senate to act on gun control by passing legislation already introduced by Democrats. Corporate America is taking the lead in tackling gun control. Multiple retail companies, including Walmart and CVS, are asking customers to not openly carry firearms in their stores. After a deadly shooting at an El Paso …

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Bernie On Trump’s E-Cigarettes Ban: “Now Do AR-15s”

Reuters reports: Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) responded to President Trump’s push to ban flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday by calling for the administration to take similar action on assault rifles. After Trump announced his administration would seek to prohibit the sale of all non-tobacco flavors of e-cigarettes, Sanders posted on Twitter urging the administration to ban AR-15s following …

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Man Interrupts 9/11 Ceremony To Attack “The Squad”

Moments ago, at a solemn ceremony marking the collapse of the South Tower, a man paused from reading the names of victims, one of whom was his mother, to launch an attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar and Democrats, calling out “the squad” for their apparent failure to recognize that 9/11 was an assault on “our Judeo-Christian values.” This man repeated …

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TEXAS: Gun Nuts Test Walmart’s Open Carry “Request”

The New York Times reports: David Amad, a gun rights activist and the vice president of Open Carry Texas, is not especially bothered by Walmart’s recent announcement that it is “respectfully requesting” that customers not openly carry guns into its stores. Mr. Amad said many of his group’s 38,000 members had carried their guns openly into Walmart stores since the …

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