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Armed mob carrying ‘Second American Revolution’ flags protests MI immigrant plan

More than 50 people carrying firearms and anti-government flags protested a proposal to temporarily house Central American children and teenagers in Vassar, Michigan. The group, organized by anti-immigration activist Tamyra Murray, carried AR-15 rifles, handguns, Gadsden “Don’t Tread On Me” flags, and a “Second American Revolution” flag – which combines…

Seattle women’s group threatened with gun violence after supporting background checks

A Seattle women’s group said this week that a bullet-riddled target left outside their offices was meant to intimidate them over their support for a bill that would close background check loopholes. Seattle-King County League of Women Voters Administrative Manager Allison Feher told KIRO that she believed the threat was…

Utah man gets five years for shooting into synagogue

A Utah man was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for shooting into an unoccupied synagogue in Salt Lake City in what federal authorities said was an attack motivated by religious bias. Macon Openshaw, 22, pleaded guilty in a federal court in Utah in April to the civil…

Michigan woman pulls shotgun to ‘make a point’ and shoots self in face

A 51-year-old Michigan woman shot herself in the face after pulling a shotgun to “make a point” during an argument. According to Michigan Live, police in Fremont Township responded to reports of a gunshot victim around 10:00 a.m. on Monday. The Tuscola County Sheriff’s Department said that in the midst…

WATCH: Off-duty security guard opens fire after CT bar fight, wounding five people

A 22-year-old Connecticut man was arrested on Sunday and charged with firing a handgun into a crowd leaving a nightclub, injuring five people, police said. Dayron Wills of Stamford, who works as a security guard, was charged with five counts of first-degree assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful discharge of a firearm,…

Decorated CA deputy whose 3-year-old shot herself with his gun charged in teen sex case

A decorated California sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on teen sex charges. Ken Skogen was placed on leave in May after prosecutors began investigating claims that the Placer County sheriff’s deputy had engaged in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old volunteer with the sheriff’s department. The claims against the 35-year-old…

MI teen makes up drive-by shooting claim after accidentally shooting younger brother

A Michigan teen accidentally shot his younger brother and then falsely claimed the boy had been wounded in a drive-by shooting, police said. Officers said the 14-year-old was handling the firearm with his 12-year-old about 1 a.m. in the basement of their Grand Rapids home when the gun discharged, reported…

Open-carry advocate: When our arguments fail, we must vote with our guns

A pro-gun, anti-government activist who encourages armed resistance to “tyrannical” government forces suggested to a cheering crowd that they should turn their sights – if not their guns – on their fellow American citizens. Mike Vanderboegh spoke late last month to the Howard County chapter of Open Carry Texas, where…

Border militia plot evaporates into ‘cluster coitus’ as doubts arise over ‘commander’

Efforts to secure the U.S.-Mexico border with armed militia groups appear to have fizzled as questions arise about their self-proclaimed “commander.” Operation Secure Our Border, which was organized by “Commander” Chris “Threepercenter” Davis, claimed Tuesday on its website that there were three “troops on the ground” along the Arizona border…

Highly-criticized Albuquerque police militarize with $350,000 purchase of 350 AR-15 rifles

The Albuquerque Police Department, which has drawn criticism for its use of excessive force, plans to supply officers with hundreds of military-style weapons. The department awarded a bid to a local vendor to purchase 350 AR-15 rifles over two years, reported KOB-TV, with the option of buying quantities of 50…

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