Tag Archives: gun control

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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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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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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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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Cultist Jon Voight Breaks With Trump On Gun Reform

“It’s not about left, right, guns, no guns. This is about brains that are dysfunctioning. This is mental. This is not about healthy human beings serving the country with arms to bear or even the right of this Constitution for bearing arms. “We must identify every individual for their credentials, for their mental capacity to bear arms. “There should be …

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Post-Uvalde Poll: 67% Support Assault Weapons Ban

From a new Morning Consult poll “conducted entirely after” the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas: Requiring background checks on all gun sales: Eighty-eight percent strongly or somewhat support; 8% strongly or somewhat oppose. Net approval: +80. Creating a national database with info about each gun sale: Seventy-five percent strongly or somewhat support; 18% strongly or somewhat oppose. Net approval: +57. …

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Gun And Ammo Stocks Soar After Texas Mass Shooting

Quartz reports: Gun and ammo stocks tend to rise after the most widely-covered mass shootings. Today was no exception. Shares of top gun and ammunition companies soared the morning after a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas that left at least 20 people dead. Investors anticipate that the violence — and the political rhetoric about gun control that inevitably follows — …

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Carlson: New Gun Control Laws Will “Set Off Civil War”

“Despite what you may have heard, the problem isn’t that we don’t care enough. There’s not a person in this country who is not horrified by the sight of murdered children. It’s the worst thing, and everybody thinks that. “The problem is that the human mind is much more complex and harder to control than we like to admit. A …

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GOP Senators Reject Renewed Calls For Gun Reform

The Hill reports: Senate Republicans are resisting calls for gun reform in response to the recent mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., frustrating their colleagues across the aisle who say more action is needed in wake of the massacre. “It just doesn’t seem to be helpful to me to go after law-abiding citizens and our Second Amendment rights, so I’m going …

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Gunfire Disrupts Another Youth Baseball Game [VIDEO]

Chicago’s CBS News affiliate reports: Nearly two dozen gunshots rang out Thursday afternoon within easy earshot of a freshman baseball game in progress at St. Rita of Cascia High School on the Southwest Side. As CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported, Gamechanger app video shows the baseball game between the St. Rita Freshman Mustangs and Marmion Academy in progress when …

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SC Little League Players Flee Hail Of Gunshots [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Police in North Charleston (S.C.) are investigating a shooting outside of a youth league baseball field Monday night that sent parents, fans and players ducking for cover in the middle of a game. No injuries were reported. According to a police report obtained by USA TODAY Sports, officers heard dozens of gunshots at around 8:43 p.m., coming …

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Police: DC Mass Shooter Had “Sniper-Type Setup”

The Washington Post reports: An hour after a man fired shots indiscriminately in the Van Ness neighborhood on a busy Friday afternoon, Raymond Spencer updated the Wikipedia page for the nearby Edmund Burke School. “A gunman shot at the school on April 22, 2022,” Spencer wrote. “The suspect is still at large.” Police later identified Spencer from Fairfax, Va., as …

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Gun Violence Now Leading Cause Of Death For Children

NPR reports: For decades, auto accidents have been the leading cause of death among children, but in 2020 guns were the No. 1 cause, researchers say. Overall firearm-related deaths increased 13.5% between 2019 and 2020, but such fatalities for those 1 to 19 years old jumped nearly 30%, according to a research letter in New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers …

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Mass Shooting In DC, Manhunt Is Underway [VIDEO]

Washington DC’s CBS News reports: DC Police are searching for the person, or persons, responsible for a shooting near the campus of the University of District of Columbia (UDC) in Northwest, D.C. where at least three people are injured. One man, a woman and a juvenile girl were shot near the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Van Ness Street NW …

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At Least Ten Shot At South Carolina Mall [VIDEO]

Columbia’s ABC News affiliate reports: The Columbia Police Department confirmed that around 2:03 p.m. they were called to the scene of a shooting inside of Columbiana Centre. This triggered a response from the Columbia Police Department, amd the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Chief Skip Holbrook said no one was killed in the shooting but 12 people were injured. Ten of …

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Georgia Gov To Sign No-License Concealed Carry Bill

Atlanta’s Fox News affiliate reports: Gov. Brian Kemp is expected to sign a bill allowing Georgia residents to carry handguns in public without a license or background check into law Tuesday. The Georgia Senate passed the legislation on at the beginning of April, sending it to the governor’s desk for signature. “For law-abiding Georgians, their carry permit is the 2nd …

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NRA Confirms They Were Hit With Ransomware Attack

Gizmodo reports: The National Rifle Association, defender of gun-loving maniacs everywhere, has confirmed that it did, in fact, get hacked by cybercriminals last year. On Friday, the organization’s political action committee (PAC) submitted a filing to the Federal Election Commission confirming the attack. The PAC made the filing to the FEC in an effort to explain a recent financial discrepancy. …

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Toddler Fatally Shoots Mother Outside IL Grocery Store

Chicago’s ABC News affiliate reports: A young mother is dead after her toddler accidentally shot and killed her Saturday in Dolton, according to police. A family’s life was changed in an instant while sitting in a Food-4-Less parking lot. Police said a 3-year-old boy got hold of a gun in the back seat of his parent’s car and began playing …

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