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Family asks for ‘memorial’ donations to the NRA after son is killed by ‘unloaded’ gun

A Missouri family whose son was killed by a gun that was supposed to be unloaded is asking for “memorial” donations to be sent to the National Rifle Association (NRA) or other gun-rights groups in his memory. On Wednesday, 21-year-old Makenzie Halinski was sentenced to seven years in prison for…

‘LOL’: Vandals attack Hindu temple in Georgia again and desecrate sacred idol

Vandals attacked a Hindu temple in Monroe, Georgia earlier this week, spray-painting profanities and phrases like “ha ha” and “LOL” on the walls. The perpetrators also broke into the small outbuilding that held the temple’s sacred relics, tore out the icon of the deity Shiva and painted it completely black.…

Kansas GOP official: Americans have a ‘duty’ to offend Muslims — ‘especially with a .45′

The Kansas Republican Party is distancing itself from its Kansas Republican 3rd Congressional District Committee vice chairman after he tweeted that Americans had a “duty” to use firearms to “offend” Muslims. Gavin Ellzey admitted to the Kansas City Star that he had tweeted: “Offending Muslims is the duty of any…

Fox News hosts suspicious that Obama is cutting short vacation they slammed him for taking

The host of Fox & Friends on Thursday were upset that President Barack Obama could be ending his holiday early to deal with an immigration crisis, just weeks after they slammed him for not cutting a vacation short like they incorrectly reported that Ronald Reagan had done. “The president of…

MI Christian’s antigay rant caught on video: ‘F*cking f*ggot — you should be put to death!’

A video recorded by a gay man in Delta Township, Michigan shows one man’s violent, antigay rant, and reveals the kind of religiously motivated harassment many LGBT people face every day of their lives. WILX.com reported that on Tuesday evening, Isaiah Tweedie and his friends were leaving a restaurant when…

Calif. man gets death threats for hosting refugee kids: ‘They’re going to kill my family’

A California business owner has been getting death threats ever since he took in a family of refugees because the city of Murrieta was refusing to help them. Mark Lane told KGTV that he was moved to help a family fleeing violence in Guatemala after his 5-year-old son asked why…

Jon Stewart skewers Rand Paul’s attempt at poetry: ‘His limerick skills suck my b*lls’

Daily Show host Jon Stewart teed off on Kentucky senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul on Wednesday, mocking their performances during last weekend’s “Fancy Farm” picnic and rally, when both Republicans tried to needle McConnell’s Democratic Party challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes. “There once was a man named Rand Paul. His…

Tulsa cop kicks out daughter over bad ‘life decisions,’ then guns down her boyfriend

Two Tulsa police officers who are married to each other have both been arrested in connection to the shooting death of their daughter’s boyfriend. Lisa Kepler, 18, told Tulsa World that her father, 54-year-old officer Shannon Kepler, opened fire on her boyfriend, 19-year-old Jeremy Lake, just as he was trying…

GA GOP candidate: 1st Amendment is faith groups’ ‘God-given’ right to take govt money

The evangelical minister who is running to replace Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) as congressman for Georgia’s 10th District railed against federal laws protecting LGBT people from employment discrimination on Wednesday, calling them an attack on the freedom of U.S. Christians. On the Aug. 6 edition of The Jody Hice Show,…

Son of WV Supreme Court justice beats sister, leaves her bleeding in ditch: police

The son of West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman was arrested on Tuesday after he was accused of brutally beating his sister, and then leaving her bleeding in a ditch. Charleston Police Department Sgt. Tony Hazelett told The Charleston Gazette that 27-year-old Edward E. Gardner had apparently gotten in…

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