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Beck: Houston airport shooting a ‘set up’ of NRA like ‘burning of the Reichstag’

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck responded to a shooting at Houston’s largest airport on Thursday by suggesting that it had been a plot to “set up” gun owners like the the burning of German’s parliament — or Reichstag — in 1933, which Nazis exploited as a pretext to suspend constitutional…

Five shot in Newark as mourner opened fire at vigil after argument

A vigil in the city’s South Ward for the victim of a fatal car accident turned bloody Thursday night when one of the mourners opened fire, leaving five people, including a young girl, injured, two law enforcement…  …

As NRA convention opens in Houston, Giffords’ husband urges leadership to step down

Chief executive has allowed gun lobby to be bought by firearms industry, says Mark Kelly, husband of Gabby Giffords Mark Kelly, the husband of the former US Congress member Gabby Giffords who was shot in the head in the 2011 Tucson shooting, has called on the leadership of the National…

Rep. Lucas suspects Obama gun control ‘conspiracy’ to buy all the ammunition

Oklahoma Rep. Frank Lucas (R) recently told a conservative radio show that President Barack Obama’s administration may be engaged in a “conspiracy” to purchase all available ammunition as a form of gun control. Last week, Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s National Security Subcommittee caved to conspiracies…

Kentucky 5-year-old gets rifle as gift and shoots 2-year-old sister dead

A 5-year-old boy in Kentucky shot and killed his 2-year-old sister on Tuesday while playing with a .22 caliber rifle that he was given as a gift, state police said in a statement. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, the shooting happened at the family’s home in Cumberland County around 1…

Ohio Catholic student pulls gun and shoots himself in classroom suicide attempt

A Ohio Catholic high school student was rushed to the hospital on Monday after he reportedly pulled out a gun in a classroom and shot himself in what was thought to be a possible suicide attempt. According to The Cincinnati Enquirer, Hamilton County police confirmed that a student at La…

Colorado town considers requiring AK-47s and AR-15s in every home

A town in Colorado is looking into a proposal that would require that every home have at least one assault-style rifle, similar to the Bushmaster AR-15 used to slaughter 20 elementary school children in Connecticut last year. The Craig Daily Press reported this week that the Craig resident Craig Rummel…

Rep. blasts House hearing on ‘bizarre conspiracy theories’ about DHS ammunition hoarding

Rep. John Tierney (D-MA), the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s National Security Subcommittee, slammed Republicans on Thursday for conducting a hearing that he said was driven by Internet conspiracy theories suggesting that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was buying a billion rounds of ammunition…

Idaho 3-year-old girl shoots infant sibling in the face

A 10-month-old infant in Idaho is recovering on Thursday after being shot in the face by its 3-year-old sister. Canyon County Sheriff Kieran Donahue told KTVB that the mother left the two children in the car while she went into the house to get something at about 4:15 p.m. on…

Florida pot grower busted for manufacturing ‘high-end assault rifles’

Police in Port St. Lucie, Florida announced on Wednesday that they had arrested a couple on charges related to a “weapons manufacturing warehouse” and a marijuana growing operations, according to TCPalm. WPTV reported that a traffic stop made by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office earlier in the week led to…

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