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  • Las Vegas shooting: Attorneys file lawsuits on behalf of more than 450 victims

    11/21/2017 6:52:51 AM PST · by knighthawk · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 21 2017 | Associated Press
    Attorneys who filed one of the first lawsuits after the Oct. 1 mass shooting that killed 58 concert-goers and left hundreds injured on the Las Vegas Strip filed four new negligence cases Monday on behalf of more than 450 victims. This time, however, Houston-based lawyers Chad Pinkerton and Mo Aziz filed the cases in Los Angeles against companies including MGM Resorts International, the corporate owner of both the Mandalay Bay resort and the Route 91 Harvest Festival concert venue. Pinkerton said the intent was to get the cases before a jury less likely to be influenced by the size and...
  • The Mystery of the Las Vegas Shooting Continues and Becomes More Complicated Day After Day

    11/18/2017 6:36:12 AM PST · by davikkm · 42 replies
    IWB ^ | Robert Carbery
    Las Vegas has suffered in the wake of the deadly shooting from the Mandalay Bay. In the eight weeks before a gunman (or gunmen) killed 58 innocent people and injured 546 more, air bookings to Vegas were already down 7% for domestic flights and 2% for international flights on a year over year basis. But the truth has suffered the most in the aftermath of this shattering calamity. After the shootings, things naturally got even worse. In the three weeks after the mysterious concert shooting, domestic bookings for flights were down 21% and down 16% for international flights in, according...
  • PA Professor Blames 'Toxic Masculinity' for Texas Church Shooting

    11/15/2017 2:00:53 PM PST · by leaymane · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/10/2017
    The director of women's and gender studies at a Pennsylvania university claimed "toxic masculinity" is "killing everyone" and blamed the phenomenon for the Texas church shooting. Professor Colleen Clemens at Kutztown University in Berks County, Pa. tweeted that "Toxic Masculinity is killing everyone - repeat - toxic masculinity is killing everyone - repeat." Tucker Carlson said he asked Clemens to come on his program to discuss her accusations, but that the woman replied that she "feared for her safety."
  • Mass Shooting in California: The Circus Begins

    11/15/2017 4:51:56 AM PST · by davikkm · 13 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    Yesterday another mass shooting occurred; this time in California. The shooter killed four people and injured at least ten; he was shot and killed by police responding. It is unfortunate that an almost scripted response will begin on each side, neither useful, both distracting, and ultimately, both used to fuel hatred of the political opponents. Here’s how it will go down. The leftists media will make a huge issue about the shooters race (white guy for those not following the news), and proceed to conflate this with a series of assumptions.
  • BREAKING NEWS: Five dead after gunman 'who was out on bond for stabbing a woman' goes on shooting

    11/14/2017 12:47:07 PM PST · by ColdOne · 93 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 11/14/17 | Jennifer Smith
    Full title.....................BREAKING NEWS: Five dead after gunman 'who was out on bond for stabbing a woman' goes on shooting rampage in Californian town and elementary school before being killed by police.................................... The shooting spree began at a residential address at 7.52 on Tuesday morning The gunman opened fire on Bobcat Lane in Rancho Tehama then drove away On his way through the town, he shot a woman and her child in their truck Another person was also believed to have been shot on a different road He then sprayed bullets at students and staff at an elementary school The unnamed...
  • Witness: Two children shot at Rancho Tehama Elementary School

    11/14/2017 10:26:24 AM PST · by hattend · 41 replies
    KRCR-TV Redding, CA ^ | Nov 14, 2017 09:55 AM PST | Haleigh Pike
    CORNING, Calif. - Witnesses tell a chilling account of two gunman who opened fire at Rancho Tehama Elementary School near Corning Tuesday morning. Coy Ferreira, whose daughter is a kindergarten student, was dropping his daughter off for class just before 8 a.m. when he heard what sounded like a firecracker. A school secretary ran out and yelled for the kids to get in the classrooms because someone was shooting at the school. Ferreira said he ran into a classroom with 14 students. He said the series of shots came through the classroom windows, hitting one student. Ferreria said a young...
  • BREAKING: Multiple People Dead, Shooting At California Elementary School, Multiple Crime Scenes

    11/14/2017 10:22:01 AM PST · by BusterDog · 43 replies
    There was a massive police response to several crime scenes in Rancho Tehama, California Tuesday. Deputies say at least three people are dead—including the gunman. A Deputy told local media the shootings took place at several crime scenes and ‘multiple shots’ were fired at the elementary school. According to scanner traffic, children as young as 6 are among the wounded.
  • How One Las Vegas ED Saved Hundreds of Lives After the Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History

    11/13/2017 12:31:00 PM PST · by azkathy · 51 replies
    Emergency Physicians Monthly ^ | 11-3-2017 | Kevin Menes, MD, Judith Tentinalli, MD, MS, Logan Plaster
    The night that Stephen Paddock opened fire on thousands of people at a Las Vegas country music concert, nearby Sunrise Hospital received more than 200 penetrating gunshot wound victims. Dr. Kevin Menes was the attending in charge of the ED that night, and thanks to his experience supporting a local SWAT team, he’d thought ahead about how he might mobilize his department in the event of a mass casualty incident. This is his story, as told to Judith Tintinalli, MD, MS Edited by Logan Plaster I’m a night shift doc. My work week is Friday to Monday, 8 p.m. to...
  • Democrats Bring Words to a Gun Fight

    11/13/2017 4:58:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 13, 2017 | Susan Stamper Brown
    What kind of vermin mocks prayer and politicizes human tragedy after a dark-hearted creep who reportedly bought dogs online and used them for target practice walks into a church and kills 26 innocent people?Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, for one, and leftists at large. Just after the Sutherland Springs, Texas shooting, Warren tweeted: “Thoughts and prayers are not enough, GOP. We must end this violence. We must stop these tragedies. People are dying while you wait.”The Hollywood hypocrite crowd paused from sexually assaulting each other long enough to attack the faithful for their “thoughts and prayers.” Meanwhile, Democrats chimed...
  • Why are gun control activists ignoring the case of Rolando Martinez who shot a 7-year-old...?

    11/12/2017 3:21:05 AM PST · by smileyface · 8 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | Nov 10, 2017 | Scott Boyd
    The case of Rolando Martinez seems like an ideal scenario that gun control advocates would use to push their agenda. A crazed man with an “AR-style” rifle allegedly terrorized over a dozen people in Austin, Texas, shooting at several and hitting four. One of the victims, a 7 year-old-girl, is in critical condition.
  • Texas church shooting not the first time a good guy with gun takes down mass shooter

    11/10/2017 11:57:49 AM PST · by rogerantone1 · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 9, 2017 | Andrew O'Reilly
    The armed civilian who used his assault rifle to stop Sunday’s mass murder of 26 Texas churchgoers has been hailed, rightly, as a hero, but Stephen Willeford is hardly unique. A number of armed American citizens have also used their firearms to stop or limit mass killings.
  • Bail At $1,000,00.00 For Escort Accused Of Shooting Everett Customer

    11/10/2017 7:50:19 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    An Everett Police detective wrote in probable cause papers that the suspect who shot an Everett man twice in the head last month was “emotionless and showed that she was cold and calculating. In the end she said that she shot (the victim) two times in the head because he was preforming oral sex wrong and she did not know how to tell him that.”
  • The federal background check system is a mess

    11/08/2017 6:33:08 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 25 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | November 7, 2017 | John Lott
    Within hours of the slaughter of 26 people at the church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Democrats were calling for expanded background checks to cover the private transfers of guns. If they had waited a few hours, they would have learned that such a law wouldn't have stopped the attack in Texas. Nor would it have stopped any of the other mass public shootings since at least 2000.
  • Homeowner shoots and kills burglary suspect, police say

    11/08/2017 2:05:41 PM PST · by tuffydoodle · 8 replies
    Fort Worth Star Telegram ^ | 11/7/2017 | Mitch Mitchell
    November 07, 2017 8:24 PM FORT WORTH — A homeowner shot and killed an alleged burglary suspect after he caught him trying to break into his house, according to police. Police were called to a residence in the 10800 block of Camp Bowie Boulevard in far west Fort Worth about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, a police call log showed. The homeowner had the suspect pinned down and was holding a gun on him, the call log stated. The suspect broke down the family’s front door and got into a scuffle with the homeowner, according to a story from WFAA. The homeowner,...
  • Vanity(Opinions) - Anyone find it odd that the Texas shooting was days before the Election?

    11/08/2017 7:52:56 AM PST · by George Rand · 58 replies
    N/A ^ | Now | George Rand
    Sure, maybe I'm stretching a possibility, but it just occurred to me that the Texas shooting was days before the Virginia Gov. Election. Possibly coincidental, but I figured I'd ask yall what you thought?
  • In Texas, a small town reels – and rallies – after church shooting

    11/08/2017 7:35:13 AM PST · by Jagermonster · 1 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | Nov. 6, 2017 | Henry Gass and Harry Bruinius, Staff Writers
    SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS   After the deadliest mass shooting at a place of worship in US history, residents of Sutherland Springs vowed to move forward and reclaim their beloved way of life. SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TEXAS, AND NEW YORK—On a normal day in Sutherland Springs, Texas, all there is to fill the country air is the barks of local dogs and the hum of cars passing by. Indeed, locals say – with a hint of pride – you can drive through this town of several hundred without even noticing you did. But Sunday was not a normal day here. Instead, a...
  • Inside the Texas church, she thought it was her turn to die. Then outside, a man appeared.

    11/07/2017 5:33:43 PM PST · by Moonman62 · 119 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 11/7/17 | Samantha Schmidt
    She told her son that the shooter paced back and forth, firing into the pews and shooting at cellphones anytime someone tried to call police. He shot at her phone at least three times. “With every shot, she was crying,” he said of the woman. “She was just staring at my mom while she tried to comfort her.” As he fired rounds into the woman, Farida Brown held her hand, telling her she was heading to heaven. At that moment, she heard a shot fired from a different man, at the front door. The other man was Stephen Willeford, who...
  • Current Gun Laws Should Have Made It Impossible for Texas Shooter to Buy Gun

    11/07/2017 2:25:09 PM PST · by detective · 18 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | November 06, 2017 | Amy Swearer
    On the morning of Sunday, Nov. 5, Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on the congregants of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The attack killed 26 people, including a pregnant woman and a number of children. A man living nearby heard the shots, grabbed his own firearm, and pursued Kelley. Kelley was found dead in his truck 8 miles away from the scene, and it is not clear whether he or his pursuer fired the fatal shot. As with every highly publicized mass casualty shooting, the news was followed by immediate calls for legislators to “do something.” Too often,...
  • Democratic Senator Responds to Texas Church Shooting by Suggesting Law That Already Exists

    11/07/2017 7:05:50 AM PST · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 7, 2017 | Alex Griswold
    A Democratic senator responded to the Sunday mass shooting at a Texas church by suggesting the U.S. adopt a law that is already on the books. Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz (D.) shared an excerpt of a New York Times story detailing how, while in the military, the shooter was convicted of assaulting his wife and infant step-son. "A simple idea: Anyone convicted of domestic abuse should see their rights under the 2nd Amendment severely curtailed," Schatz tweeted on Monday. In fact, federal law already prohibits domestic abusers from purchasing or owning guns.
  • President Trump on Texas Church Shooting: Mental Health Problem, Guns Not to Blame

    11/07/2017 6:40:43 AM PST · by davikkm · 11 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    President Trump was asked on Monday during a presser whether better (as in stricter) gun control laws could have prevented the Texas Church massacre. The POTUS proved once again he’s awake and dropped a truth bomb: “Mental health is your problem here. This isn’t a guns situation. This is a mental health problem at the highest level. It’s a very, very sad event.” Truer words have never been spoken by a standing President. As Donald Trump described the murderer as a very deranged individual during a joint press conference in Japan on Monday, we already know quite a few things...