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  • FBI Investigating Abortionist Who Delivers Babies Alive and Snips Their Necks

    05/21/2018 4:53:11 PM PDT · by blueyon · 29 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 5/21/18 | Cheryl Sullenger
    The U.S. Department of Justice has informed Operation Rescue in a letter dated May 11, 2018, that abortionist Douglas Karpen has finally been forwarded to the FBI Houston Field Office for “any action deemed necessary” related to crimes that include the murder of living babies after failed abortions. The case actually began in 2012, when four women who worked at Karpen’s Houston area abortion facilities contacted Operation Rescue with information that he was violating the law. Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Vice President of Operation Rescue, received photos of large babies that one Karpen employee had taken at his abortion facility with...
  • Declaration of Independence Not Your Personal Prop, Chief Acevedo

    05/21/2018 8:32:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/21/18 | Judi McLeod
    God Squad I: It takes unmitigated gall of the most classic kind to toss God Almighty into the Gun Rights mix, and that’s what Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo had when he appointed himself ‘Supreme God Squad One’ within hours of the Santa Fe High School massacre, which claimed 10 student lives and injuring 10 more, including John Barnes, a retired Houston police officer who was working as a high school resource officer at Santa Fe High. “God hasn’t instructed me to believe that Gun Rights are bestowed by him” is Chief Acevedo’s take on the latest shooting, somewhat akin...
  • Houston police officer telling woman to put hands up and 'pretend like we're going to shoot you'

    05/21/2018 6:52:14 AM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies
    HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A viral video involving Houston police officers is now under investigation after an officer was recorded ordering four individuals to exit a vehicle. In a video recorded by Denee Harris, an officer can be heard over the loudspeaker saying, "Hands up! Put your hands up. Over your head! Pretend like we're going to shoot you." "Why would he say that?" Harris said in the video. Another officer confiscated one of the passenger's crutches,
  • Houston police chief: We need people to start using the ballot box to take action on gun control

    05/20/2018 10:08:50 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 52 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/20/18 | Julia Manchester
    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said on Sunday that voters need to use the ballot box to achieve change on gun control in the wake of the deadly shooting at a Santa Fe high school last week. "People at the state level and the federal level in too many places in our country are not doing anything other than offering prayers," Acevedo told CBS's Margaret Brennan on "Face the Nation." "We need to start using the ballot box and ballot initiatives to take the matters out of the hands of people that are doing nothing that are elected into the...
  • Houston police chief sounds off on gun control

    05/19/2018 4:44:18 PM PDT · by SecondAmendment · 53 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 18-May-2018 | Brian Logan
    "I know some have strong feelings about gun rights," Acevedo said, "but I want you to know I've hit rock bottom and I am not interested in your views as it pertains to this issue."
  • Texas school shooting sparks reaction from Trump, other lawmakers: 'This has to stop'

    05/18/2018 11:22:34 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/18/18 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    Reactions from Capitol Hill are pouring in after reports that at least eight people were killed in a shooting at a Texas high school early Friday — with President Trump adding "early reports not looking good." A suspected shooter was taken into custody after allegedly opening fire inside a first-period art class at Santa Fe High School, located about 30 miles southeast of Houston, KRIV-TV reports. Trump addressed the school shooting shortly after news broke that there were multiple casualties. "We grieve for the terrible loss of life and send our support and love to everyone affected by this absolutely...
  • Texas high school shooting leaves at least 8 dead, suspect in custody: report

    05/18/2018 8:44:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 155 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 5/18/2018 | Kathleen Joyce, Jennifer Earl
    At least eight people have been killed in a Texas high school shooting Friday, FOX 26 reported. The suspected shooter was taken into custody and the active shooter situation was said to be over. Police officers responded to Santa Fe High School around 8 a.m. CDT after reports that a shooter opened fire inside. The gunman appears to be a student, KTRK reports, citing a law enforcement official. Further details of the incident were not immediately available.
  • 10 killed in shooting at Texas' Santa Fe High School, official says

    05/18/2018 11:21:28 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 05/18/2018 | By Jason Hanna, Dakin Andone and Keith Allen
    A second person, 18, in police custody, is believed to be a possible accomplice in Friday's shooting, a law enforcement official says. Ten people were killed and several others injured in a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, a law enforcement official said on condition of anonymity. Gunfire erupted at Santa Fe High School, about 20 miles outside Galveston, not long after classes began around 7:30 a.m. CT, officials said. Authorities later found explosive devices -- including pipe bombs and pressure cookers -- in and near the school, the law enforcement...
  • Texas school shooting leaves 10 people dead, most of them students

    05/18/2018 9:07:35 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 38 replies
    abc.net.au ^ | May 19, 2018 | AP/Reuters
    A 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol has opened fire in a Texas high school, killing nine fellow students and a teacher, authorities say, in an attack similar to the massacre at a Florida high school in February. Students said the gunman, identified by authorities as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, first opened fire in an art class at Santa Fe High School shortly before 8:00am on Friday. Students and staff fled after seeing classmates injured and a fire alarm triggered a full evacuation. Mr Pagourtzis, was denied bail after he was charged with capital murder and aggravated assault on a...
  • Dimitrios Pagourtzis: What we know about the Santa Fe shooting suspect (Self Described Atheist)

    05/18/2018 1:36:45 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 79 replies
    ABC13 Houston ^ | 5-18-2018 | KTRK
    SANTA FE, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities tell Eyewitness News that 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis was the gunman in the deadly shooting that unfolded Friday morning inside Santa Fe High School, killing 10 people and injuring 10 more. Pagourtzis was arrested, and authorities say he is a student at the high school. SOCIAL MEDIA His Facebook page also listed a possible interest in the United States Marines Corps, "starting in 2019." ABC News reached out to the Pentagon, and they said they do not have record of anyone with the last name Pagourtzis in Marine Corps. Pagourtzis describes himself as an atheist...
  • BREAKING: Santa Fe High School Killer Wore ANTIFA Hammer-and-Sickle Terrorist Logo

    05/18/2018 12:09:03 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 198 replies
    At least 8 people are dead, several injured after a gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Texas Friday morning. This is who is responsible for killing 8-10 people this morning at Santa Fe High School. Dimitrios Pagourtzis. Facebook already deleted but screen shots were captured.
  • Santa Fe shooter named as student Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, who wore ‘Born to Kill’ t-shirt

    05/18/2018 10:37:34 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 310 replies
    Metro ^ | Friday 18 May 2018 | Jimmy McCloskey
    The Santa Fe High School shooter who killed between eight and ten people has been named as student Dimitrios ‘Dimitri’ Pagourtzis. Pagourtzis, 17, shared chilling photos on his – now removed – Facebook of a ‘Born to Kill’ t-shirt shortly before Friday morning’s massacre. Plane 'containing 107 passengers' crashes in Havana, Cuba An Instagram account that appears to belong the 11th-grader shows him following multiple gun-related accounts, including ‘sickguns,’ ‘gunspictures’, as well as others called Guns Fanatics, Guns Lovers and Guns Glory. Only three photos were uploaded to it – a toy rifle attached to an arcade video game, a...
  • Police confirm reports of active shooter at Santa Fe High School

    05/18/2018 6:07:13 AM PDT · by SSS Two · 343 replies
    KPRC-TX ^ | 05-18-2017
    SANTA FE, Texas - A spokesman for police confirmed Friday that they are investigating an active-shooter situation at Santa Fe High School. It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured. KPRC2 has crews headed to the scene.
  • Hoax at Sante Fe HS not taken lightly

    05/18/2018 5:28:50 PM PDT · by stocksthatgoup · 12 replies
    The Edmundton Sun ^ | March 1, 2018 | Mark Cordner
    A potential threat at Santa Fe High School appears to have been a hoax emanating from Galveston, Texas, according to officials with the Edmond Police and the Edmond Public Schools system. Edmond Police had extra presence on campus Thursday morning out of caution and to be visible to students and the community. EPS Public Information Officer Susan Parks-Schlepp issued a statement saying, “We are aware of a social media post that referenced an act of violence at Santa Fe High School today. Please be advised that none of the students mentioned in the post attend Santa Fe. We believe this...
  • Alleged shooter at Texas high school spared people he liked, court document says

    05/18/2018 8:29:31 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 44 replies
    CNN ^ | 05/18/18 | Jason Hanna, Dakin Andone, Keith Allen and Steve Almasy
    The teenager who allegedly used a shotgun and a revolver to kill 10 people and wound 10 others at a Texas high school Friday admitted he didn't shoot people he liked and meant to kill the ones he did target, a probable cause affidavit says. Suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, has cooperated with police, said Galveston County Magistrate Mark Henry said. Henry denied bail for the student, who is accused of capital murder of multiple people and aggravated assault on a public servant. Students at Santa Fe High School, not far from Houston in southeastern Texas, scrambled for safety after they...
  • Democrats considering 8 cities for 2020 national convention

    05/10/2018 11:50:28 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 62 replies
    CNN ^ | May 10, 2018 | By Dan Merica
    Washington - The Democratic National Committee is eyeing eight American cities for its 2020 Democratic National Convention, a party official tells CNN. The DNC sent requests for proposals to a host of cities and received responses from eight: Atlanta; Birmingham, Alabama; Denver; Houston; Miami Beach; Milwaukee; New York; and San Francisco. "The DNC sent the original letters of interest to a broad list of cities that have traditionally been able to meet the preliminary requirements for serving as a host," the official said. "We expect the entire selection process to play out over the next year."
  • Here come the socialists: 'Comrades' seeking office in 2018 take cue from Sanders

    04/26/2018 9:39:10 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 26, 2018 | Joseph Weber
    A slew of candidates are running in the 2018 elections as in-the-open socialists, in the latest sign that the Bernie Sanders wing is looking to expand its political footprint -- as mainstream Democrats, in turn, embrace their big-government policies. Those running under the socialist banner this year include nearly two-dozen candidates, for offices at all levels. One, Texas attorney Franklin Bynum, this week proclaimed he's running on a “far-left” agenda as he touted his Democratic Socialists of America “comrades.” Texas, which has voted for a Republican in the past 10 presidential races, has emerged as an unlikely hotbed for socialist...
  • Watch Live: Funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush

    04/20/2018 10:50:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    nbc ^ | April 20, 2018 | nbc
    Watch Live: Funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush Former first lady Barbara Bush will be laid to rest after a funeral service at St. Martin's Church in Houston, Texas. Past presidents and first ladies will be in attendance to pay their respects. Bush was 92.
  • Fallout over tolls divides local, state leaders

    04/16/2018 11:04:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    The political tide has turned against toll roads in Texas, imperiling a Tomball interchange project and hamstringing frustrated local officials, while setting an ominous tone for projects to come. For years, state officials relied on tolls to tackle some of TexasÂ’ biggest traffic messes as a way to build without adding taxes. Since 2016, however, Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick have taken hard-line stances against the mixing of Texas Department of Transportation money and toll revenues. Most Popular More men accuse former Texas judge, Baptist leader of sexual misconduct Breaking down 2018 Texas A&M football: Quarterback With...
  • Houston officer kills unarmed man walking with trousers down

    03/28/2018 2:26:40 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 179 replies
    BBC News ^ | 28th March 2018 | BBC News
    A US police officer shot dead an unarmed man walking in traffic with his trousers down, and his family says it looks like "premeditated murder". Police dashcam video shows Danny Ray Thomas, 34, walking towards the officer on a road in Houston, Texas, last Thursday before a gunshot rings out. Deputy Cameron Brewer repeatedly shouts "get down on the ground" before firing. Both the officer and victim are black. Mr Thomas' family say he suffered from depression after his children died. His sister, Kita Thomas-Smith, attended a Houston City Council meeting on Tuesday where she tearfully urged politicians do to...