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Obama planning to close gun sale loopholes via executive action

President Barack Obama reportedly intends to take action on gun control where the U.S. Congress has been unable to act. According to the Associated Press, the president will enact measures to close a legal loophole that allows felons and other criminals to register weapons to companies rather than to themselves…

Kentucky man shoots wife to death to ‘stop her pain’ from breast cancer

A Kentucky man has admitted that he shot and killed his wife on Wednesday morning, but he says that she asked him to do it because she was suffering from breast cancer. “Hello… I just shot my wife,” Ernest Chris Chumbley says in a 911 call obtained by WDKY-TV. “Give…

Husband allegedly shot, left wife in critical condition at Christian university in Alabama

An Alabama woman was in stable condition on Wednesday after being shot at Faulkner University, a private Christian school in Montgomery. The Montgomery Adviser reported on Wednesday that 37-year-old Reginald Brown had been charged with attempted murder and illegally possessing a firearm after he allegedly shot a school maintenance worker…

Laura Ingraham plays gunfire sounds during John Lewis’ Washington March speech

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Monday railed about the commemoration ceremonies for the 50th anniversary of civil rights March on Washington, and then interrupted a recording of Rep. John Lewis’ (D-GA) speech with the sound of gunfire. Following the lead of conservative media outlets like Breitbart and The Blaze,…

Louisiana 8-year-old ‘intentionally’ shoots grandmother in back of head

Investigators in Louisiana suspect that an 8-year-old boy may have been inspired by the video game “Grand Theft Auto IV” to shoot his grandmother in the back of the head on Thursday, and he will not be charged with a crime. CNN on Sunday reported that 87-year-old Marie Smothers had…

U.S. hails calm hero who thwarted school shooting

Americans all the way to President Barack Obama are praising a new kind of hero in the country’s epidemic of school shootings: a secretary who talked a gunman into surrendering. Obama himself called Antoinette Tuff Thursday to praise her for her bravery and cool wits in Tuesday’s terrifying incident at…

Gun lobbyist Larry Pratt: Obamacare will force gun owners to have electroshock therapy

Gun Owners of America Executive Director Larry Pratt recently predicted that President Barack Obama’s health care reform law would force gun owners to undergo electroshock therapy. During an episode of the Talk to Solomon Show on Tuesday, Stan Solomon noted that The Fort Myers News-Press had reported last week that…

Pennsylvania man kills self after shooting wife, son, daughter and dog

A Pennsylvania man shot his family on Thursday — leaving his son and wife in critical condition, and his daughter and dog dead — before turning the gun on himself. Allegheny County police homicide Lt. Andrew Schurman said that a 52-year-old Shaler Township man shot his daughter, wife and son…

California school district preps for more lockdowns with 1,800 plastic classroom toilets

A California school district said this week that they had so many lockdowns last year that it seemed like the perfect time to spend $36,000 on portable plastic toilets for the classrooms. “Last year, we had 14 lockdowns in the Kern High School District, and many of them lasted maybe…

Georgia man guns down 3-year-old while trying to shoot family member

A Georgia man is in custody on Wednesday after police said that he shot a 3-year-old relative during an argument with another family member. Gwinnett County police Cpl. Jake Smith told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the child was shot before 10 p.m. on Tuesday by a man who was believed…

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