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Biden: Guns should fire chocolate bullets because ‘people love chocolate’

In a handwritten letter sent in response to a Milwaukee second-grader, Vice President Joe Biden agreed with the boy’s recommendation to make only guns that fire chocolate bullets, explaining that he likes the idea because “people love chocolate.” A copy of the letter was obtained Monday by The Associated Press.…

‘Armed security officer’ accidentally shoots student at Aurora school

A man who police said had a second job as an “armed security officer” was being investigated after he accidentally shot a student Rangeview High School in Aurora, Colorado on Monday. According to KMGH-TV, a school employee who also has a second job as a security officer had offered a…

Beck calls for impeachment: IRS ‘tyranny’ persecutes tea party like The Inquisition

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Monday responded to the news that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had targeted tea party groups for additional scrutiny by comparing the scandal to The Inquisition and insisting that the United States was living under “tyranny” if Congress did not launch impeachment hearings immediately.…

Texas mom treats son with WebMD after he’s shot by her friend

Police in Texas are considering whether to charge a mother who decided to consult the website WebMD after a friend shot her son instead of taking him to the hospital. According to KHOU, surveillance video recorded in a Houston home on Tuesday shows Pete Jesse Rodriguez “tracking” the 14-year-old boy’s…

2-year-old Texas boy shoots himself in the head with father’s handgun

A two-year-old boy from Corsicana, Texas, a town of just under 24,000 people located between Dallas and Waco, shot himself in the head Wednesday night with his father’s handgun while his dad was looking away, police said. The victim was identified as Kinsler Allen Davis, according to The Associated Press.…

Texas 5-year-old shoots 7-year-old brother during boys’ bath time

A 7-year-old boy in Texas is expected to recover after being shot by his 5-year-old brother while the two were taking a bath together on Tuesday. Officials with the Houston Police Department said that both boys were in the bathtub when the mother stepped away for a brief time. Investigators…

Florida 3-year-old fatally shoots himself with concealed permit holder’s gun

A 3-year-old boy died in Florida on Tuesday after police said he shot himself to death with his uncle’s gun. Detectives for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said that 3-year-old Jadarrius Speights had found a 9mm gun in a backpack owned by his 29-year-old uncle, Jeffrey Walker. The two shared…

FBI arrests Minnesota ‘militia type’ for plotting ‘localized terror attack’

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced on Monday that it had arrested a Minnesota man for plotting a “localized terror attack.” A press release from the Minneapolis Division said that “special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in conjunction with the Montevideo Police Department; the Chippewa County Sheriff’s…

3-D-printed gun available for download after firing first shots

The nonprofit group that created the world’s first 3-D-printed gun on Sunday proved that the weapon could be fired. In a YouTube video published by Defense Distributed, 3-D-printed gun creator Cody Wilson fires a single shot from “the Liberator,” which features interchangeable barrels to handle different caliber bullets. On the…

Florida 13-year-old shoots 6-year-old sister playing hide-and-seek

Homicide detectives in Broward County, Florida are talking with a 13-year-old boy who they believe shot his 6-year-old sister. According to NBC Miami, the shooting occurred just before 7 p.m. in Oakland Park on Saturday night. “They were playing hide and go seek. I don’t know how it went down…

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