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Missouri lawmakers pushing to nullify federal machine gun ban

Republican lawmakers in Missouri vow to overturn a gubernatorial veto and enact a law that will both nullify the federal ban on owning machine guns and make it illegal for federal authorities to try to enforce it. “This bill doesn’t put one new gun on the street,” state House Bill…

Trayvon Martin medical examiner claims prosecutors intentionally lost case

Dr. Shiping Bao, the Volusia County medical examiner who handled teenager Trayvon Martin’s body after he was shot by George Zimmerman in February of 2012, claims that the prosecution team in the case were biased against the African-American teen and intentionally lost. Furthermore, Bao said that his attorney is poised…

Pat Robertson links 9/11 attacks to ban on prayer and Bible reading in public schools

Televangelist Pat Robertson marked the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that happened on Sept. 11, 2001 by slamming former President George W. Bush for calling Islam a “religion of peace,” and said that countries that welcomed Muslims were “committing suicide.” “I remember when George Bush came on after 9/11…

Jamie Kilstein debates religion with John Fugelsang: God is a ‘sociopath’ if he exists

FXX late-night talk show host W. Kamau Bell tried to settle the question of the existence of God for once and for all on Tuesday with a debate between two comedians, believer John Fugelsang and atheist Jamie Kilstein. Fugelsang explained that his mother was an ex-nun and his father was…

Chomsky: U.S. is a ‘rogue state’ that ‘doesn’t pay attention to international law’

In an interview with “Democracy Now,” MIT professor and author Noam Chomsky said that U.S. military intervention would not just be against international law, but also largely ineffective. Instead, he said, the country should back an international ban on all chemical weapons. The current plan, under which the Syrian government…

Hate crime suspected after Iowa biracial couple’s home is set ablaze and N-word painted on walls

A biracial couple in Iowa suspects that they have been victims of a hate crime after their home was burned and racial slurs were painted on their walls. Shelly Owens told KETV that firefighters were called to her Council Bluffs home at around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. “I’m very angry,”…

Sen. Grassley: Marijuana prohibition based on ‘what science tells us’

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Conflicts between State and Federal Marijuana Laws,” Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) claimed that marijuana prohibition was based on “what science tells us about this dangerous and addictive drug.” He followed that by noting that there’s “a process that exists for moving drugs on…

Alex Jones: Syria diplomacy a plot to extinguish humans so Obama and elitists can be cyborgs

Fringe conservative radio host Alex Jones said this week that an effort to avert a U.S. attack on Syria with diplomacy was actually a United Nations plot for the extinction of the human race, which would be replaced by “globalists” like President Barack Obama who would become cyborgs by using…

Tallahassee police ‘stand by’ practices that broke woman’s face in violent arrest video

Police in Tallahassee on Tuesday said that they “stand by our practices” that resulted in a woman’s cheekbone being broken last month when two officers slammed her face on the ground during an arrest for drunk driving. Attorney Fred Conrad told the Tallahassee Democrat that he planned to sue the…

WATCH LIVE: 9/11 memorial in New York City

New Yorkers gathered this morning at the September 11 Memorial Plaza on Wednesday morning to remember the victims of the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. Watch the video, embedded below via NBC News:…

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