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Gohmert calls for more guns because obesity isn’t caused by ‘too many spoons’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) responded to Monday’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard by calling for more people to be armed, and insisted that blaming guns was like saying that obesity was caused by “too many spoons.” In an interview on Tuesday, Newsmax’s John Bachman asked the Texas Republican if…

Father tells 6-year-old with 3 years of gun training to lie after shooting sister in face

A Wisconsin man is facing charges for allegedly telling his 6-year-old son, who had at least 3 years of firearms training, to lie after shooting his 4-year-old sister in the face with a shotgun. In late August, WKBT reported that Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in…

Fox News’ Hasselbeck: Navy Yard shooting shows need for video game registry, not gun control

New Fox & Friends host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Tuesday suggested that “the left” was trying to make Monday’s mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard about “gun control,” when what the country really needed was a registry to track video game purchases. “You know, certainly, this topic has already taken…

Teen arrested for using app to “shoot” his classmates with a cellphone

Police arrested a 15-year-old high-schooler Thursday in Louisiana for “terrorizing” his classmates with a phone app that edits video to make them appear as though they are being gunned down Terrebonne Parish sheriff’s Capt. Dawn Foret told the Lafourche Daily Comet that the H.L. Bourgeois High School student, used a…

Legal loophole allows new belt-fed AR-15 that sprays bullets like a machine gun

A new belt-fed AR-15 military-style assault rifle can fire rounds as fast as fully-automatic machine guns — and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) says that a legal loophole means that the gun is perfectly legal in the United States. CNN reported this week that Texas-based Slide…

Police: Man barricaded in home after killing worker at Texas school

Police in Katy, Texas said on Friday that a man was barricaded in his Brookshire home after he gunned down a 32-year-old cafeteria worker at a nearby school. Katy ISD alerted parents Friday morning that the shooting had occurred at Tompkins High School at around 6:11 a.m. before the start…

Man arrested in Colorado hotel with assault rifle and high-capacity magazines

A man with an assault rifle, high-capacity magazines and a stolen handgun was arrested at Colorado Springs hotel over the weekend after employees reported that he was acting threatening. The Gazette reported that Colorado Springs police were called to Staybridge Suites early Saturday in response to a man who was…

Child shoots herself at Yellowstone after Congress legalizes guns at parks

A young girl shot herself to death at Yellowstone Yellowstone National Park on Saturday morning. According to a statement from the National Park Service, a woman called 911 on Saturday morning and told dispatchers that her daughter had shot herself with a handgun at the Grant Village Campground. Emergency medical…

Chicago woman charged with raping a man at gunpoint, stealing his iPhone

A 33-year-old man told police that two women who he thought were kind strangers offering him a ride turned out to be rapists and armed robbers. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the man had been walking on the Near North Side on July 26 when 25-year-old Cierra Ross and her…

White Dallas man shoots 8-year-old black boy in the face as he plays ‘tag’

An 8-year-old African-American boy in Texas is struggling to recover after being shot in the face by a 46-year-old white man, but authorities have not been able to determine a motive. Dallas police said that Donald Maiden Jr., who had just celebrated his 8th birthday on Sunday, was playing tag…

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