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ACLU asks feds to reconsider charges for MI cops in homeless man’s ‘firing squad’ death

The American Civil Liberties Union has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to reconsider its decision not to prosecute six Michigan police officers who fatally shot a homeless man during a confrontation over stolen coffee. The Saginaw police officers fired 47 rounds at Milton Hall, a mentally ill man armed…

Knife-wielding Florida man dressed as ‘Rambo’ shoots up bar with an Uzi

Patrons at a Florida bar said they were forced to apprehend a man after he attacked them with an assault-style rifle and hunting knives. First Coast News reported that patrons told the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office that 37-year-old Daniel Allen Noble entered Europa Lounge dressed as the main character from…

Georgia veterinarians lose battle to save dog that was shot 7 times, thrown in dumpster

Veterinarians in Georgia have said that they were not able to save a dog that was found after being shot seven times and then left in a dumpster. Atlanta police found “Catie,” a 3-year-old terrier mix, in a dumpster on March 7 after an anonymous tip about gunfire in the…

Kansas 2-year-old hospitalized after her 4-year-old sister Tasers her in the head

Police in Wichita, Kansas are investigating after a 4-year-old girl reportedly fired a Taser and hit her younger sister in the head. Wichita Police Public Information Officer Lt. Dan East told reporters on Wednesday that one of the Taser’s probes had lodged in the 2-year-old girl’s forehead and shocked her…

Georgia’s Episcopal bishops sign statement opposing Republican ‘guns in church’ bill

The highest officials in Georgia’s Episcopal Diocese signed a letter on Tuesday urging the state legislature to abandon its push to allow guns in churches. The letter appeared on EpiscopalAtlanta.org after the Republican-led state House passed HB 875, which would allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons in churches, bars…

Obama’s Tea Party cousin joins ‘big black scary gun community’ with pre-campaign rifle buy

Barack Obama’s Tea Party cousin bought a firearm six months before announcing his primary run for the U.S. Senate. Milton Wolf, a Leawood physician who’s challenging Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) in the Republican primary, likes to boast during his campaign speeches that he bought a lifetime membership to the National…

Pennsylvania trooper fatally shoots pregnant wife in the head while cleaning his gun

Police believe that a Pennsylvania state trooper did not mean to shoot his pregnant wife to death when a gun that he was cleaning accidentally discharged. According to WCAU, police responding to the East Norriton Township home at around 2:25 p.m. on Friday found 34-year-old JoAnna Miller with a gunshot…

Chicago woman suffers lethal gunshot wound while sorting clothes in thrift store

A Chicago woman died after a gun fell from a pile of clothing she and a coworker were sorting and discharged, striking her in the chest. According to NBC Chicago, 54-year-old Maria Carmen Dominguez and a fellow employee of the Unique Thrift Shop were sorting through donated items when a…

Florida man invokes ‘Stand your ground’ after shooting sheriff’s deputy

A Pensacola, FL court is set to decide on Friday whether 24-year-old Keenan Finkelstein is criminally liable for shooting a deputy sheriff in the leg in March of 2013. According to the Pensacola News-Journal, Finkelstein and his defense team are pinning their hopes on the controversial “Stand Your Ground” law.…

Wayne LaPierre tells CPAC: True freedom is ‘all the rifles, shotguns and handguns we want’

NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre on Thursday told a group of conservatives that the “greatest freedom” was the ability to have “all the rifles, shotguns and handguns we want.” LaPierre took the stage at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference late in the afternoon to give what was the…

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