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Cleveland man shoots friend who was trying to stop him from drunk driving

A man Cleveland man told police that he was shot in the chest after he tried to stop his friend from driving drunk. WOIO reported that Cleveland’s Second District was investigating a shooting that happened at around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night. Java Bowling III, 43, said he got in…

BBC: Boston bomber had literature about white supremacy and gun rights

The older of two brothers who allegedly bombed the Boston Marathon earlier this year had “right wing extremist” literature including information about gun rights and white supremacy. The BBC program Panorama spent months speaking to friends in attempt to uncover what might have radicalized Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed by…

Nugent: ‘People who hate Ted Nugent hate freedom. Trayvon got justice’

Gun rights advocate and right-wing provocateur Ted Nugent lashed out on Saturday at critics of his recent remarks on race and protesters who are trying to have his Tuesday show in New Haven, Connecticut canceled. The New Haven Register quoted an interview with Maine AM radio station WGAN, Nugent said…

Majority of white Americans support ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws used in Zimmerman defense

(Reuters) – Most U.S. voters support the “Stand Your Ground” laws, although the question of whether to retreat or use deadly force in self defense divides Americans along gender, racial and political lines, a national poll found on Friday. The February 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager,…

Louisiana police: ‘Adults’ gave ‘untruthful statements’ after 5-year-old shoots 3-year-old

Authorities in Louisiana don’t know how a 5-year-old boy managed to shoot a 3-year-old boy, but they are pretty sure that people taking care of the children are lying about the incident. According to The News Star, Monroe Police Sgt. Mark Johnson said officers responded to reports that a 3-year-old…

Texas cop took fan photos before letting Zimmerman off with warning

Officials in a Texas town said on Thursday that they planned to question one of their officers after it was discovered that he took what may have been fan photos of George Zimmerman’s driver’s license during a traffic stop. Earlier this week, the former neighborhood watchmen was stopped for speeding…

Pennsylvania police chief suspended over profanity-laced, anti-liberal gun videos

The Pennsylvania police chief who made a profanity-laced videos while firing machine guns and ranting about liberals has been suspended without pay for 30 days. After a 55-minute executive session, the Gilberton Borough Council voted 5-1 on Wednesday to suspend Chief Mark Kessler for using “borough property for non-borough purposes…

Police: Missouri mom left loaded rifle in crib

A Missouri mother is facing child abuse charges after police said she left a loaded rifle in her toddler’s crib and forced other children to live in a feces-covered home. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, residents in St. Peters contacted police after noticing Cheryl Darlene Dudley’s 22-month-old daughter tied…

Arkansas school district buying guns for 20 teachers and staff

A school district in Arkansas is responding to last year’s tragic school shooting in Connecticut by arming more than 20 teachers and other employees. The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that Clarksville School District was providing each participant with $1,100 to purchase a firearm and holster. In addition, the district…

BB gun-packing man chokes girlfriend in jealous rage over dog

A Michigan man was being held on Monday after allegedly breaking his girlfriend’s nose, choking her and shooting her dog with a BB gun because he was jealous of the animal. The Bay City Times reported on Monday that police were called to McLaren Bay Region hospital on July 23…

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