Tag Archives: Baton Rouge

Police Display Gun Used In Baton Rouge Attack

In a press conference that aired live this afternoon, investigators revealed that the primary weapon used in yesterday’s ambush attack on Baton Rouge police was an IWI Tavor SAR 5.56 rifle. The weapon sells for about $1800 and according to review sites it will “readily convert” to accept AR-15 magazines, some of which hold 100 rounds. The NRA is surely …

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Obama And Hillary Condemn Baton Rouge Attack

Via White House press release: I condemn, in the strongest sense of the word, the attack on law enforcement in Baton Rouge. For the second time in two weeks, police officers who put their lives on the line for ours every day were doing their job when they were killed in a cowardly and reprehensible assault. These are attacks on …

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BREAKING: Three Baton Rouge Police Officers Dead, Several Wounded In Possible Ambush Attack

Multiple outlets are reporting that three Baton Rouge police officers have been shot and killed in a possible ambush attack. Several other officers have reportedly been wounded. Little else is known at this writing and details are changing by the minute. I’ll update this post as more information becomes available. UPDATE: From the New Orleans Times-Picayune.  Three police officers were …

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President Obama Reacts To Latest Killings By Police: These Fatal Shootings Are Not Isolated Incidents

“All Americans should be deeply troubled by the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. We’ve seen such tragedies far too many times, and our hearts go out to the families and communities who’ve suffered such a painful loss. “Although I am constrained in commenting on the particular facts of these …

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LOUISIANA: Baton Rouge City Council Rejects LGBT Rights Bill By 8-4 Vote

Another LGBT rights bill was rejected last night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The EBR Metro Council has voted against the controversial fairness ordinance by a vote of 8 to 4. Councilmembers John Delgado, Donna Collins-Lewis, Chandler Loupe, and C. Denise Marcelle all voted in favor of the ordinance. The ordinance would have made it illegal to discriminate against veterans, seniors …

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Tony Perkins: Christians Aren’t Welcome In My Hometown Of Baton Rouge

“The degrading comments of a city councilman aligned with the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and other prominent businesses in my hometown are sending a message to Christians and conservative businesses that they are not welcomed in Louisiana’s Capital City. In attempting to pass a special rights measure based upon sexual behavior last Wednesday, Councilman John Delgado ironically lashed out at …

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