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  • White House: Obama ‘Profoundly Frustrated’ — Ready For More Executive Action On Gun Control

    06/21/2016 7:20:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 83 replies ^ | 6/21/2016 | Charlie Spiering
    President Barack Obama again failed to push through additional gun control efforts in Congress — even after blaming the terrorist attack in Florida on Republicans and supporters of the Second Amendment. White House press secretary Josh Earnest revealed that Obama was “profoundly frustrated” after Senate Republicans again blocked anti-gun legislation. Earnest suggested that the president would again turn to executive authority to try and enact gun control policies on his own.
  • NEA Vice President: NRA, Second Amendment Supporters "Are Going to Hell"

    07/12/2013 4:41:15 PM PDT · by neverdem · 71 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | June 28, 2013 | NA
    Speaking to all 3,000 of the assembled "progressive activists" at this year's Netroots Nation conference, National Education Association vice president Lily Eskelsen Garcia boldly declared a "prophecy" about the eternal destiny of NRA and Second Amendment supporters, and of politicians and lobbyists working to promote gun rights: "I'm not an ordained minister; I'm not a theologian, but these guys are going to hell." Wow. Going to hell for supporting the Second Amendment? That type of radical thinking might explain the very high incidence of ridiculous cases involving over-zealous school officials misinterpreting and wrongly enforcing "zero-tolerance" rules--and doing so without exercising...
  • Sixty Percent of Young Americans Plan to Purchase Firearms, Study Reveals

    01/16/2013 6:58:15 PM PST · by lbryce · 41 replies
    Campus ^ | Januar 16, 2013 | Scott Greer
    Sixty percent of high school and college students say they plan on owning guns at a later stage in life, an academic study from American University revealed on Monday. According to a brand new study, sixty percent of young Americans plan on purchasing firearms in the future. According to the study, about 40 percent of the American students surveyed said they definitely planned to own firearms once they had established their own households. Another 20 percent said they were “contemplating” owning guns. Those findings were part of a broader study conducted by American University professor Jennifer L. Lawless and Loyola...
  • Border agent killed: Feds to unseal some records

    01/12/2012 1:30:23 PM PST · by neverdem · 11 replies
    The Arizona Republic | Jan. 11, 2012 | Dennis Wagner
    We can only link the Arizona Republic.
  • Robbery suspects' plan backfires when shot by victim Friday(OH)

    07/23/2011 7:25:10 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 22 July, 2011 | Tonya Sams
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Police arrested two men Friday morning after they attempted to rob a scrap yard on Quincy Avenue. Two pair tried to rob Advanced Iron & Metal in the 7000 block of Quincy Avenue about 11 a.m. They fired guns several times at an employee, grazing his stomach. The injured man returned fire, hitting one suspect twice in the leg, according to a news release for the Cleveland Police Department. The men fled on foot. Police arrested the injured suspect at the corner of Quincy and East 69th Street. He was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center. The second...
  • Penn Hills man killed during robbery in Aliquippa(PA)

    07/15/2011 5:04:33 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies ^ | 15 July, 2011 | NA
    One man was killed and another injured early Thursday morning in Aliquippa after gunfire broke out during a robbery attempt on the street. Jiwan Bailey, 19, of Penn Hills, was killed by a bullet to the chest, according to Aliquippa police Chief Ralph Pallante. The chief said Mr. Bailey and two others tried to rob Lucien Roberts, 26, and Brian Elmore Jr., 21, both of Aliquippa, around 2:14 a.m. in the 100 block of Fifth Avenue. When someone in the trio pulled a gun, Mr. Roberts drew his handgun. There was a tussle and Mr. Roberts' gun went off, striking...
  • Editorial: Was Fast And Furious A Gun-Control Plot?

    06/22/2011 6:09:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 76 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 22, 2011 | Staff
    Scandal: Rather than a botched attempt to catch criminals, was the ATF program actually an attempt to advance gun-control efforts by an administration that has blamed Mexican violence on easy access to U.S. weapons? If "Operation Fast and Furious" was merely a botched attempt at law enforcement, why was a supervisor of the operation, David Voth, "jovial, if not, not giddy but just delighted about" marked guns showing up at crime scenes in Mexico, as career Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent John Dodson told Rep. Darrell Issa's House Oversight Committee? Perhaps because all was going as planned...
  • (Naked) Guadalupe assailant shot when he follows victim to neighbors (TX)

    07/23/2005 8:30:32 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 86 replies · 2,037+ views ^ | 07/23/2005 | Roger Croteau
    A pair of early morning shootings sent two Guadalupe County men to area hospitals with bullet wounds to the abdomen Friday. "We were pretty busy in the early morning today," said Guadalupe County Sheriff's Department spokesman Kevin Jordan. "It's pretty unusual for us to have two shootings in one night." In the first incident, a woman on the 100 block of Baker Creek Loop in northwestern Guadalupe County answered the door to a man she recognized as an acquaintance of her son at about 12:30 a.m., Jordan said. He said the man put a knife to the woman's neck and...