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Utah top gun lobbyist arrested for threatening ex-wife with ‘Zombie Response Vehicle’

One of Utah’s top gun lobbyists was arrested this week after he allegedly used a 2.5-ton Army surplus vehicle to threaten the lives of his ex-wife’s family, but his lawyer insisted that he was simply “having fun in his big boy toy.” According to a KTSU report, Utah Shooting Sports…

Third ricin letter threatens Obama over ‘God-given’ gun rights

The Secret Service on Thursday reportedly intercepted the third in a series of ricin-tainted letters threatening violence over any new gun control measures. Two other letters were received by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday and the Bloomberg-supported Mayors Against Illegal Guns on Sunday. WNBC’s Jonathan Dienst told…

Tea partier: Way to change Susan Collins’ mind on immigration is to ‘shoot her’

A caller on a tea party-sponsored conference call Wednesday suggested that the way to change Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)’s mind on immigration reform would be to “shoot her.” According to Think Progress, the violent suggestion was not condemned, but met with hoots of laughter by others on the call. Far-right…

Grandma finds loaded gun on Walt Disney World ride

A woman with her grandson found a loaded gun on a Walt Disney World ride on Sunday, sparking questions about the park’s security after the gun’s owner claimed he had no idea lethal weapons are not allowed in the magic kingdom. The weapon was a Cobra .380, according to Fox…

‘Recreational shooting’ sparks 1,000-acre California brush fire

Investigators have determined that a brush fire that has burned almost 1,000 acres near Julian, California since Sunday was started by “recreational shooting.” Cal Fire Capt. Mike Mohler said that the fire — which is called the General Fire due to its proximity to well-known general store — was 85…

Police believe North Carolina Marine killed wife before Texas shooting spree

Authorities in North Carolina on Tuesday confirmed that the body of a woman found in a Jacksonville hotel room on Sunday was Rubi Estefania, who had been married to the Marine killed by police during a shooting spree in Texas shortly before her body was discovered. On Monday, Texas Department…

California Marine veteran shoots two adult daughters and then kills self

A Marine veteran in Orosi, California killed one of his adult daughters and wounded another before turning the gun on himself on Memorial Day. The Tulare Sheriff’s Department said that 63-year old Anthony Alvarez was dead when deputies arrived at the home on Monday, according to KGPE. Authorities believe that he…

Texas lawmakers okay law to allow college kids to bring guns on campus

Lawmakers in Texas approved a bill on Sunday that will let college kids possess guns on campus so long as they keep them in their vehicles, according to The Associated Press. The Texas House and Senate previously approved the measure amid a flurry of pro-gun bills the legislature passed earlier…

Texas passes bill to train teachers as armed ‘school marshals’

The Texas Legislature on Thursday sent a bill to Gov. Rick Perry’s (R) desk that could mean some teachers will be trained as marshals and sent into classrooms with guns. State Rep. Jason Villalba (R) told KRIV that the bill was created in response to last year’s shooting at Sandy…

Philly man shoots up strip club with AK-47 after DJ plays wrong song

Police in Philadelphia are hoping that video of a man shooting up a strip club with an AK-47 assault rifle over a DJ’s song selection will lead to his arrest. Investigators on Wednesday said that 21-year-old Henry Pettigrew was being sought for the May 11th shooting at Purple Orchid Gentleman’s…

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