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Maddow highlights re-opening of slain abortion doctor’s clinic

Thursday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed the re-opening of Women’s Health Care Services in Wichita, Kansas, the former clinic of slain physician Dr. George Tiller. Tiller was shot and killed by an anti-abortion extremist on May 31, 2009 in the foyer of his family church.…

Texas bank welcomes concealed handguns to stop ‘Yankee’ robbers

A bank in the small Texas town of Chappell Hill is inviting customers to bring in concealed handguns because it has been robbed five times, “all of them by Yankees.” “You never know who’s sitting in this bank,” Chappell Hill Bank President Ed Smith told KHOU. “If you’re coming in…

‘Firearms instructor’ hired as school guard leaves handgun in student bathroom

A prosecutor in Lapeer, Michigan says, “No harm, no foul,” after a charter school took the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) advice and hired a armed security guard who promptly left his handgun unattended in a student bathroom. Chatfield School co-directors Matt Young and Bill Kraly announced last week that they…

Bloomberg: Gun control ‘probably’ wouldn’t have stopped Newtown shooting

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday night fought back against the claim that gun laws were pointless because criminals would simply ignore them. He admitted on CNN that it was “probably true” the proposals advocated by President Barack Obama on Wednesday wouldn’t have prevented the tragic elementary school…

Christie: NRA is ‘reprehensible’ for targeting Obama’s daughters

At a press conference on Thursday, Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey blasted the National Rifle Association for airing a commercial about President Barack Obama’s daughters. “To talk about the president’s children or any public official’s children who have, not by their own choice, but by requirement, protection and…

California lawmaker: Guns are ‘essential to living the way God intended’

A Republican lawmaker in California who disagrees with President Barack Obama’s effort to prevent mass shootings says that guns are an “absolutely essential” part of God’s plan. “Guns are used an average of 3 million times a year according to the Clinton Justice Department,” Assemblyman Tim Donnelly told the Christian…

‘Family’ radio host: Obama may target conservatives for gun seizures

On a Thursday American Family Radio broadcast, host Buster Wilson warned listeners that President Barack Obama now has the power to take guns away, not from all Americans, but only from conservatives, adding that he’s been openly laying the groundwork for the move since 2009. “What if the attorney general,…

Santorum: LGBT rights, abortion, porn are ‘symptoms’ of college indoctrination

Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says that colleges are “indoctrinating” students in a “sea of antagonism toward Christianity” and marriage equality, abortion and pornography are all symptoms of the problem. “Less and less people here in America, you know, and believe in God, and believe in Jesus Christ, and…

Parody: NRA urges members to ‘live in fear’

In a video published Thursday, the funnymakers over at “Funny or Die” took on the National Rifle Association’s “stand and fight” ad as only satirists can. “Are the president’s kids more important than yours?” a narrator asks. “Of course they are, but anyway. Why is he skeptical about putting armed…

Malkin: Obama guilty of ‘child abuse’ for using ‘kiddie human shields’

Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin on Thursday accused President Barack Obama of “child abuse” because she said he had used children as “kiddie human shields” to advance his gun safety agenda. On Wednesday, a number of children — who had written the president calling for action after the December Sandy Hook…

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