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Parents of dead 2-year-old: We told kids ‘not to touch’ the unattended gun

The parents of a 2-year-old who died in Tennessee after her 5-year-old stepbrother fatally shot her with an unattended revolver say that they told their kids “not to touch the gun unless momma and daddy are around.” Almost three years after the death of Camron Wallace, the trial of parents…

Pennsylvania school crossing guard agrees to stop carrying pistol at work

A school crossing guard in Pennsylvania said this week that he would stop carrying a pistol on the job because he didn’t want to be perceived as a “monster.” Since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year, 52-year-old Scott Becker has taken it upon himself to bring his…

Home-schooled teen shoots himself to death at Michigan school he used to attend

Classes at a Michigan middle school were canceled on Monday after a former student fatally shot himself. At a press conference on Monday afternoon, Dowagiac Public Safety Director Tom Atkinson confirmed that 13-year-old Darren James Price had died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Atkinson said that a custodian notified the…

Alabama police officer fatally shoots ex-girlfriend, her stepfather and himself

Police in Selma, Alabama have confirmed that one of their officers shot and killed two people before turning the gun on himself. Selma police said that officers responded to the 2400 block of Springdale Street at around 12:10 p.m. on Sunday, where they found Dwight Moorer and his ex-girlfriend shot…

Utah top gun lobbyist arrested for threatening ex-wife with ‘Zombie Response Vehicle’

One of Utah’s top gun lobbyists was arrested this week after he allegedly used a 2.5-ton Army surplus vehicle to threaten the lives of his ex-wife’s family, but his lawyer insisted that he was simply “having fun in his big boy toy.” According to a KTSU report, Utah Shooting Sports…

Third ricin letter threatens Obama over ‘God-given’ gun rights

The Secret Service on Thursday reportedly intercepted the third in a series of ricin-tainted letters threatening violence over any new gun control measures. Two other letters were received by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday and the Bloomberg-supported Mayors Against Illegal Guns on Sunday. WNBC’s Jonathan Dienst told…

Tea partier: Way to change Susan Collins’ mind on immigration is to ‘shoot her’

A caller on a tea party-sponsored conference call Wednesday suggested that the way to change Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)’s mind on immigration reform would be to “shoot her.” According to Think Progress, the violent suggestion was not condemned, but met with hoots of laughter by others on the call. Far-right…

Grandma finds loaded gun on Walt Disney World ride

A woman with her grandson found a loaded gun on a Walt Disney World ride on Sunday, sparking questions about the park’s security after the gun’s owner claimed he had no idea lethal weapons are not allowed in the magic kingdom. The weapon was a Cobra .380, according to Fox…

‘Recreational shooting’ sparks 1,000-acre California brush fire

Investigators have determined that a brush fire that has burned almost 1,000 acres near Julian, California since Sunday was started by “recreational shooting.” Cal Fire Capt. Mike Mohler said that the fire — which is called the General Fire due to its proximity to well-known general store — was 85…

Police believe North Carolina Marine killed wife before Texas shooting spree

Authorities in North Carolina on Tuesday confirmed that the body of a woman found in a Jacksonville hotel room on Sunday was Rubi Estefania, who had been married to the Marine killed by police during a shooting spree in Texas shortly before her body was discovered. On Monday, Texas Department…

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