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Texas man shoots 9-year-old in the head during illegal backyard target practice

A Texas man was in jail on Monday after accidentally shooting a 9-year-old girl in the head while illegally practicing with his firearm in his backyard. According to The Dallas Morning News, 20-year-old Cristian Manzano was allegedly shooting at targets when one bullet went over a fence, through the neighbor’s…

Fox News guest: It’s ‘hilarious’ when parents give rifles to 6-month-old babies

Radio talk show host Michael Graham told Fox News on Monday that people needed to lighten up because a photo of a 6-month-old baby holding a hunting rifle in Connecticut was “hilarious.” Controversy erupted late last month after WTNH reported that father Christopher Duffy had posted a photo on Facebook…

Ohio boy fatally shoots 8-year-old brother after thinking handgun wasn’t real

An 8-year-old boy in Ohio died over the weekend after being shot by his older brother who found a loaded handgun, but thought it was a BB gun. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati Police Department officials determined that the boys were visiting their uncle on Saturday when the shooting…

Idaho professor asks lawmakers to clarify campus gun bill: ‘When may I shoot a student?’

An Idaho college professor asked state legislators when he would be permitted to legally shoot a student under a proposed campus gun measure that appears likely to pass. “I assume that if a student shoots first, I am allowed to empty my clip; but given the velocity of firearms, and…

Ohio man accidentally fires shotgun, wounding two women at prayer service downstairs

An Ohio man accidentally fired a shotgun Thursday afternoon in his apartment, wounding two women praying in the room below. The women were attending a prayer service with three others shortly before 4:30 p.m. in the downstairs apartment of a Marion duplex when buckshot blasted through the ceiling. An elderly…

Two Mexican nationals indicted for running outlaw gun factory in California

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Two Mexican nationals were indicted on Thursday on charges of running an outlaw weapons-supply shop in northern California that assembled and sold unmarked, illegal firearms and accessories, including machine-guns and silencers. A federal grand jury in Sacramento indicted brothers Luis Cortez-Garcia, 44, and…

Don’t let capitalists control firearm production, warns creator of 3-D printable ‘Liberator’ gun

The world’s first 3-D printable firearm springs from the same liberating impulse as blogging and other forms of digital activism, says its creator. “If 3-D printing means anything, if the digital revolution and 3-D printing revolution have any interesting terminus, it’s because we will all have access to greater means…

No charges for Michigan cops who fatally shot homeless man 11 times over stolen coffee

Michigan police officers won’t face federal charges in the fatal shooting of a homeless man during a confrontation over stolen coffee. Federal authorities, including the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI, announced Tuesday that there wasn’t enough evidence to charge the six Saginaw police officers. “After a thorough investigation,…

Ted Nugent: Obama using health care reform and IRS to start a race war, just like the Nazis

Rocker-turned-conservative activist Ted Nugent declined multiple invitations Monday by talk show host Dennis Miller to back away from his comparisons of the Obama administration to Nazi Germany. Nugent offered a non-apology last week for his widely condemned comments referring to President Barack Obama as a “subhuman mongrel.” Miller said Obama…

Ohio bus driver says Bible tucked in shirt pocket stopped two bullets during attack

An Ohio bus driver says a Bible tucked into his shirt pocket saved his life Monday morning. Police said the assailants shot 49-year-old Rickey Waggoner twice, but the bullets were stopped by a copy of “The Message,” a paraphrasing of the Bible into contemporary English by Eugene Peterson. “There was…

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