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  • Coloradans Protest Statue of Fallen Soldier

    04/10/2007 3:29:58 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 16 replies · 1,938+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | April 10, 2007 | Warner Todd Huston
    Coloradans Protest Statue of Fallen Soldier April 10, 2007 at 12:22 pm When reading about the story of protests in Colorado over the raising of a memorial statue to a fallen U.S. Soldier, one is tempted to feel that Americans have lost every vestige of manhood that it ever possessed. Just the very fact that someone would be so free of patriotism and testosterone that they’d protest this statue should be enough to affirm that there are no men left in the nation… or at least in the state of Colorado. Fortunately, the final analysis of the case tends to...
  • Judge Orders Columbine Documents Sealed For 20 Years

    04/06/2007 11:12:33 PM PDT · by Dacb · 10 replies · 964+ views
    AP ^ | 03 April 2007 | AP
    School Violence Experts Prevented From Reviewing Material DENVER -- Statements made by the parents of the teenage gunmen who attacked Columbine High School will remain sealed for 20 years, frustrating at least one victim's parent who believes knowing what happened before the shootings could help prevent similar tragedies. U.S. District Judge Lewis T. Babcock's ruling Monday also prohibits a school violence expert and his assistants from reviewing the documents. "It can save lives, no question about it," said Brian Rohrbough, whose son Daniel was one of 12 students slain on April 20, 1999. A teacher and the two gunmen also...
  • (Southwest Virginia) Students charged with plotting attack

    03/17/2007 4:00:46 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 5 replies · 427+ views
    The Roanoke Times ^ | March 17, 2007 | Shawna Morrison and Albert Raboteau
    Two Auburn Middle School students were charged with conspiracy to commit murder and having a gun at school. By Shawna Morrison and Albert Raboteau 381-1665 381-1663 RINER -- Two Auburn Middle School students were charged with conspiracy to commit murder on Friday after one of them took a gun to school and they purportedly talked of shooting several people, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said. The boys, ages 14 and 15, were taken into police custody about 9 a.m. after a student told Deputy Kirk Hendricks, the school resource officer, that the boys had a gun, said Lt. Brian...
  • Submachine gun stolen from cop's truck

    03/01/2007 7:51:41 PM PST · by rellimpank · 87 replies · 1,603+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 01 Mar 07 | Felisa Cardona
    A submachine gun belonging to a Jefferson County SWAT officer was stolen out of the cab of his personal truck last week while he was at a sports bar, and Lakewood police are still trying to locate the weapon. The officer was at the bar on Feb. 21 with other members of SWAT when the HK MP5 was stolen, said Lakewood police spokesman Steve Davis. The sports bar, Jackson s Hole, is across the street from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the Colorado State Patrol at 675 Kipling. The officer parked his Ford pickup in the parking lot about...
  • Cassie Bernall's Birthday is Tomorrow (Columbine Christian Would have been 25!)

    11/05/2006 3:56:05 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 14 replies · 3,164+ views ^ | 11/05/06 | Recovering_Democrat
    The web site on the link was established for Cassie as a tribute. Recovering Democrat's remarks: Cassie Bernall was born on November 6, 1981...she was murdered by a school mate because she was a Christian. Though the details of her death are disputed, everyone acknowledges she was a professing or practicing her faith when killed.
  • O'Reilly: CBS News Allows Conservative Point of View & All Hell Breaks Loose (Columbine Dad)

    10/05/2006 7:14:21 AM PDT · by cgk · 63 replies · 3,818+ views ^ | 10-04-06 | Bill O'Reilly/Talking Points Memo/Brian Rohrbough
    EXCERPT: (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)BRIAN ROHRBOUGH, FATHER: I am saddened and shaken by the shooting at an Amish school today and last week's school murders. When my son Dan was murdered on the sidewalk at Columbine High School on April 20th, 1999, I hoped that would be the last school shooting.Since that day, I tried to answer the question why did this happen? This country is in a moral free fall. For over two generations, the public school system has taught in a moral vacuum, expelling God from the school and from the government, replacing Him with evolution, where the strong...
  • Couric: Conservative "freeSpeech" Segment Might Be Found "Repugnant"

    10/04/2006 7:24:54 PM PDT · by infoguy · 74 replies · 2,739+ views ^ | 4 October 2006 | Dave Pierre
    According to CBS Evening News host Katie Couric, a Monday installment of its "freeSpeech" segment, which espoused a strong conservative viewpoint, could be viewed as "repugnant." The issue was discussed on tonight's episode of The O'Reilly Factor  (Wednesday, October 4, 2006).In light of Monday's shooting at a Pennsylvania Amish school, CBS invited Brian Rohrbough, the father of a victim of the 1999 Columbine school massacre, to speak on "freeSpeech."Quite simply, Mr. Rohrbough delivered a powerful and thoughtful editorial. His commentary is a must-read/must-see (link (with video)). Among other things, Mr. Rohrbough said: This country is in a moral free-fall. For...
  • Klinkenborg's 'Complaint': NRA Makes It Tough To Limit Individual Rights

    09/05/2006 4:46:04 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 24 replies · 1,167+ views
    New York Times/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein September 5, 2006 - 07:01 There's a certain irony to my column today. The author whose op-ed piece I'm about to criticize grew up hunting and shooting in Iowa, and still owns several guns. I grew up in Jewish neighborhoods in the Bronx and Queens where about the only concealed items were tzitzis - undergarments men wear to remind them of Biblical commandments. I've never owned a gun and my forays into shooting have been limited to Boy Scout camp and one adult session at a trap range - or was it skeet? Yet in his in...
  • Teen mails taped confession of father's slaying to paper (obsessed with Columbine)

    09/02/2006 5:15:50 AM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies · 755+ views
    Teen mails taped confession of father's slaying to paperAssociated Press Posted on Sat, Sep. 02, 2006 RALEIGH, N.C. - A man obsessed with the 1999 Columbine school attack made a videotape showing his father's bloody corpse and describing plans to attack his former high school, then mailed it to a newspaper which posted excerpts on its Web site. The release of the video late Thursday was the latest twist in the case, which began when Alvaro Castillo was arrested Wednesday in front of Orange High School in Hillsborough after multiple shots were fired from the parking lot. Two students suffered...
  • L.A. Times Story on War Atrocities Written by Radical Leftist... who PRAISED the Columbine shooters!

    08/10/2006 10:31:29 AM PDT · by connell · 26 replies · 2,085+ views
    The Los Angeles Times made quite a splash on Sunday with a lengthy article detailing how American troops allegedly committed atrocities during the Vietnam War 40 years ago. Left-wing bloggers swooned over “Vietnam: The War Crimes Files.” And no wonder. The whopping 4,400-word piece, describing alleged atrocities as if they happened only yesterday, was not really about Vietnam: It was about Iraq. Only the most obtuse reader could miss that. The authors slipped "Iraq" into the narrative after 400 words, with mentions of alleged atrocities and prisoner abuse there. To date, conservative bloogers and readers have paid little attention to...
  • Sheriff to Release Columbine Killers' Diaries

    06/20/2006 4:48:01 AM PDT · by Aquinasfan · 13 replies · 708+ views
    AOL ^ | 6/20/06 | AP
    DENVER (June 19) - The Jefferson County sheriff said Monday he would release nearly 1,000 pages of documents seized from the homes of the Columbine High School killers but not the video and audio tapes the two teenagers made. Deputies had seized journals kept by Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, along with a videotape the gunmen made of themselves talking about their hatred for most people and their plan to attack the school. Sheriff Ted Mink said the release of the documents could be delayed if Harris's and Klebold's parents decide to appeal. It wasn't immediately clear if they would....
  • Schools up security for 6/6/06 (fears of Columbine-like attacks)

    06/06/2006 6:04:55 AM PDT · by Quilla · 13 replies · 455+ views ^ | June 6, 2006 | Luke Broadwater
    Carroll County - Today – June 6, 2006 ­– is a day some believe represents the symbol of evil. And several local jurisdictions plan to increase police patrols at high schools as rumors of Columbine-style attacks fly across the Internet. Rumors of a mass killing planned for today at Liberty High School in Eldersburg began three weeks ago, resulting in a police presence in each of Carroll County’s seven high schools, said Superintendent Charles Ecker. “We’ve taken every rumor, every accusation, every allegation seriously,” he said. “We have our teachers and administrators on the lookout for anything no matter how...
  • Columbine Video Game Draws Relatives' Ire

    05/17/2006 11:30:50 AM PDT · by JZelle · 3 replies · 287+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5-17-06 | AP
    DENVER (AP) -- An online game based on the Columbine High School massacre is drawing criticism from relatives of those who died in the 1999 attack, including a father who says it trivializes the actions of the two teen killers. The game, Super Columbine Massacre RPG, was posted on a Web site last year, but is becoming more popular now. It draws on investigative material, including images of Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, who killed 12 classmates and a teacher before committing suicide.
  • Seven Years After Columbine

    05/01/2006 4:02:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies · 718+ views
    Contact: Press Office Phone: 202.228.3685 ^ | April 27, 2006 | Sen. Carl Levin
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 27, 2006 Contact: Press OfficePhone: 202.228.3685 Seven Years After Columbine In a speech to the Economic Club of Detroit in May 1999, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., committed to speak on the issue of gun crimes each week that the Senate is in session. This is the 233rd week he has continued to live up to his pledge; his remarks follow: Mr. President, last Thursday marked the seventh anniversary of the tragic Columbine High School shooting. None of us will forget the sight of hundreds of terrified students running out of their high school while police and...
  • Students claimed to have two bullets (For derringer previously brought to school)

    04/23/2006 7:13:42 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 4 replies · 334+ views
    The Shelbyville Times-Gazette ^ | 21 April 2006 | David Melson
    Two Community High students accused of bringing a gun to the school and making threats Wednesday appeared in Juvenile Court before Judge Charles Rich on Thursday morning. The boys, ages 15 and 13, are each charged with possession of a gun on school property, reckless endangerment and unlawful possession of a weapon, sources said. They are being held in detention before another court appearance Monday. The 13-year-old brought a derringer, allegedly owned by his parents, to the school and showed it to the 15-year-old, sources said. Both boys, who are not brothers, started showing the gun to other students, according...
  • Five students arrested in foiled southeast Kansas school shooting

    04/20/2006 12:34:48 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 96 replies · 2,886+ views
    ap ^ | 4-20-06 | my favorite headache
    Kansas cops raid a high school after plans are uncovered off a web page of 5 students to do a Columbine style killing spree at their high school....developing and breaking...
  • Upon Massacre Anniversary, Columbine Principal Still Walks Halls

    04/15/2006 5:26:23 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 12 replies · 925+ views
    THE DENVER CHANNEL ^ | 04-15-2006 | AP
    LITTLETON, Colo. -- Just before prom 1999, Columbine Principal Frank DeAngelis gave students at an assembly his yearly reminder to make wise choices. "I said, 'You're a valuable member of Columbine High School, you're a part of this family, and I love you,'" DeAngelis recalled. Four days later, two students opened fire on their classmates, killing 12 and a teacher before killing themselves. Not long after the April 20, 1999, attack, DeAngelis found himself delivering the same message to teachers and students. Seven years after the worst school shooting in U.S. history, DeAngelis is still walking the halls of the...
  • Review: American Gun (Anti-Gun Hollywood Strikes Again)

    04/08/2006 11:48:57 AM PDT · by pcottraux · 14 replies · 541+ views ^ | April 7, 2006 | Roger Ebert
    American Gun BY ROGER EBERT / April 7, 2006 "American Gun" tells three stories that are small, even quiet. The stories are not strident but sad, and one of them is open-ended. They are about people who find that guns in the hands of others have made their own lives almost impossible to live. The first story involves a mother named Janet, played by Marcia Gay Harden, whose son shot and killed other students at his Oregon high school three years ago, and then was shot dead. She carries on with her remaining son, David (Chris Marquette), who attends a...
  • Darrell Scott Testimony (Columbine Massacre)

    03/16/2006 10:00:38 AM PST · by Leatherneck_MT · 8 replies · 654+ views
    DARRELL SCOTT TESTIMONY Guess our national leaders didn't expect this, hmm? On Thursday, Darrell Scott, the father of Rachel Scott, a victim of the Columbine High School shootings in Littleton, Colorado, was invited to address the House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee What he said to our national leaders during this special session of Congress was painfully truthful. They were not prepared for what he was to say, nor was it received well. It needs to be heard by every parent, every teacher, every politician, every sociologist, every psychologis t, and every so-called expert! These courageous words spoken by Darrell Scott are...
  • eBay Stops Sale Of Columbine Killer's Car

    03/09/2006 6:34:34 AM PST · by ShadowDancer · 12 replies · 480+ views
    ClickonDetroit ^ | March 9, 2006 | AP
    eBay Stops Sale Of Columbine Killer's CarPOSTED: 7:25 am EST March 9, 2006 DENVER -- eBay said it has no problem with someone selling a car that once belonged to one of the gunmen in the Columbine High School killings. But the online auction site said it does have a problem with the owner playing up that fact in his listing for the sale. eBay said if the owner wanted to sell the car that would have been fine -- but the owner would have to do so without mentioning that it was once owned by Dylan Klebold. An eBay...