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‘Guns and Ammo’ bows to conservative backlash and fires editor who penned pro-regulation column

Guns and Ammo magazine has fired a contributing editor who published a column promoting firearm safety regulation after conservatives complained. “Way too many gun owners still seem to believe that any regulation of the right to keep and bear arms is an infringement,” technical editor Dick Metcalf wrote in the…

Florida Chick-fil-A customer opens fire after car cuts in line at drive-thru

Authorities in Florida are searching for a suspect who opened fire after someone cut in front of him at a Jacksonville Chick-fil-A drive-thru. According to First Coast News, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the restaurant at around 9:25 a.m. Monday morning and found that the victim’s car…

Gun-loving rock star Ted Nugent on possible run for president: ‘Sure, why not?’

Rocker and weapons enthusiast Ted Nugent says he’s seriously considering a run for president. As in, president of the United States. Nugent, known for such classic rock staples as “Cat Scratch Fever” and “Wang Dang Sweet Poontang,” told WCSX-FM that he’s being encouraged by supporters in Texas and Michigan to…

Ron Paul urges Obamacare ‘nullification’ from former Confederate capital

Tea party hero Ron Paul (R-TX) told residents of the former capital of the Confederacy on Monday that “nullification” would eventually have to be used to “ignore the feds” because President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. At a campaign stop to bolster Ken Cuccinelli’s (R) fading hopes to become…

Man with ‘assault rifle’ brings pistol-packing 12-year-old son to Phoenix airport

Police in Phoenix say that a man carrying a rifle who gave a pistol to his 12-year-old son and brought him to the airport did nothing wrong. Just two days after TSA agent Gerardo I. Hernandez was killed by a gunman with an assault rifle at Los Angeles International Airport…

Philadelphia man killed by security guard during shootout over parking space

Police say a private patrolman fatally shot a man who questioned his credentials during an argument over a parking space. Officers said 25-year-old Mark Ellis pulled behind another car that was double-parked about 3 a.m. to drop off his fiancée at a block party in West Philadelphia. He was unable…

Rand Paul wants to challenge ‘hacks’ like Maddow to a gunfight over plagiarism charge

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Sunday vowed to be more careful citing sources but insisted that a “dueling” gunfight against “hacks and haters” like MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, who uncovered his plagiarism of Wikipedia, would be the ultimate solution if it were legal. During a interview on Sunday, ABC host…

SPLC: Right-wing LAX shooter’s note reportedly said ‘F U’ to ‘Bull Dyke’ Napolitano

The note that 23-year-old Paul Ciancia carried with him as he charged into Los Angeles International Airport and opened fire on Friday reportedly referenced right-wing conspiracy theories amid homophobic rants about former Department of Homeland Security director Janet Napolitano and other government officials. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center,…

Study links racism, gun ownership and resistance to gun laws

A study published in the scientific journal forum PLOS ONE found that the presence of firearms in white homes in the U.S. is associated with higher incidences of racism and stiffer resistance to gun control policies. According to a press release from the University of Manchester, the study was led…

Geraldo Rivera: Blacks and Latinos being most ‘protected’ by ‘Stop-and-Frisk’

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera asserted on Friday that New York City’s “Stop-and-Frisk” policy “protected” black and Latino residents more than other groups even though they make up about 90 percent of the people targeted by the policy. During an appearance of Fox & Friends, Rivera welcomed the news that…

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