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5-year-old shoots self in head after being locked alone in home

A New Orleans mother is facing murder charges after her 5-year-old daughter, who was locked their home alone, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Investigators told WWLTV that 28-year-old Laderika Smth admitted that a gun was in the home where she had left her daughter while she…

Four victims and gunman wounded in shootings near North Carolina Walmart

A gunman was shot and taken into custody after wounding at least four people in and around a North Carolina Walmart on Friday. WNCT reported that Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden announced at around 1:15 p.m. that police had exchanged gunfire with the shooter before taking him into custody. Earlier…

Florida carjacking at gunpoint fails after man can’t drive stick shift

A man was arrested in Florida last week after his plot to steal a car was foiled by his inability to operate a manual transmission. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said that 19-year-old Antoren “Chief Keef” Bell had been charged with theft, robbery and…

Personhood Ohio auctioning assault rifles to fund anti-abortion effort

The founder of Personhood Ohio says that God “willed the apostles to sacrifice their lives” so he has decided to auction of his personal assault rifles and over 2,500 rounds of ammunition to raise funds for banning abortion. “What do you do when you have a Personhood mailing to 20,000…

Kansas official ready to use ’2nd Amendment’ against ‘illegal alien’ rally

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said he was prepared to use deadly force over the weekend after hundreds “illegal aliens” paid a visit to his home to rally for immigration reform. According to Sunflower Community Action, about 300 activists traveled to Kobach’s home after holding a prayer vigil and…

Utah man shoots father-in-law in head during Catholic mass

A Utah man is in custody after allegedly walking into a Catholic church and shooting his father-in-law in the back of the head on Sunday. Rebecca Hernandez told The Salt Lake Tribune that she was sitting in the back of St. James Catholic Church in Ogden as the priest was…

Maine man arrested for shooting dog with BB gun 100 times

A man in Maine has been arrested for animal cruelty after allegedly shooting a dog with a BB gun over 100 times, WGME reported on Friday. The Waldoboro Police Department announced on Thursday that Aaron Armstrong had been charged with class C felony aggravated animal cruelty. Earlier this week, the…

Newtown victim’s sister becomes gun control ‘accidental activist’

By Edith Honan (Reuters) – Jillian Soto was stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic on a New England highway when she learned over Facebook that her older sister Vicky, a first-grade teacher in Newtown, Connecticut, had died in a shooting. In the six months since, Soto said she has become an accidental…

Scarborough rips NRA for new ad ‘shading’ Obama like O.J. Simpson mug shot

Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough on Thursday paused for seven seconds of silence to shame the National Rifle Association (NRA) after he decided that the lobbying group’s new advertisement had unfairly darkened a photo of President Barack Obama the same way that Time magazine “shaded” O.J. Simpson’s mug shot in…

Texas gun range offers assault rifle practice — from a helicopter

Some residents in Denton, Texas are in fear of ricocheting bullets after discovering that a nearby gun range allows customers to fire their assault rifles from a helicopter. Michael Lauer and his wife told WFAA that Helicoptersniper.com had turned his peaceful neighborhood into a war zone. “The first time they…

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