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Young African-Americans see lives shattered by gun violence

In 1998, Ismael Watkins was walking down a street when a bullet hit him in the neck. He never took another step. Today, the 33-year-old relies on a wheelchair to get around and still remembers those life-changing moments as if they had happened yesterday. “I heard the shot, it hit…

Arrested Colorado man threatened lawmaker: ‘Hopefully somebody Gifords both of your asses with a gun’

Denver police arrested a 42-year-old man for allegedly threatening a state lawmaker, her daughter and a colleague in a series of voice mails and emails. The Denver Post reported on Monday that Franklin Glenn Sain was arrested on Feb. 22 on suspicion of harassing state Rep. Rhonda Fields (D) and…

What researchers learned about gun violence before Congress killed funding

President Obama has directed the Centers for Disease Control to research gun violence as part of his legislative package on gun control. The CDC hasn’t pursued this kind of research since 1996 when the National Rifle Association lobbied Congress to cut funding for it, arguing that the studies were politicized…

FBI: Neo-Nazi amassed 40,000 rounds, 18 weapons in plot to kill black and Jewish leaders

A convicted felon and alleged neo-Nazi amassed 40,000 rounds of ammunition and planned to kill black and Jewish community leaders in Detroit as part of a “hit list,” WXYZ-TV reported on Thursday. Federal authorities said this week that a search of 47-year-old federal suspect Richard Schmidt’s home revealed the list…

Arizona doctor apologizes for mocking Aurora shootings on Twitter

A pediatric cardiologist in Arizona apologized Wednesday for mocking a Denver Post reporter who lost a friend in the movie theater mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. According to Denver’s Channel 9 News, Dr. Scott Schnee of Banner Health Care in Phoenix has apologized for offensive remarks he made via his…

Ted Cruz: Obama ‘is the most radical president’ ever

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) says that President Barack Obama “is the most radical president we’ve ever seen,” but Republicans who failed to stick to conservative principles are also to blame for the nation’s problems. In an interview that aired Wednesday on Pat Robertson’s 700 Club, CBN’s David Brody told Cruz…

Angry Florida motorist shoots man after dog runs in front pickup

A Florida man is recovering from a gunshot wound after a motorist became angry and pulled a gun because a loose dog forced his pickup truck to stop. Peter Harbachuk, 46, told the Tampa Bay Times that he and his wife were walking their 4-year-old golden retriever, Bella, when the…

Chicago teenager shot and killed after sister sat on stage behind Obama during speech on guns

Sister of 18-year-old Janay McFarlane sat behind the president during speech about gun control hours before sibling died A Chicago teenager was shot and killed just hours after her sister sat on a stage behind Barack Obama, listening to the president appeal for tighter gun controls. Janay McFarlane, 18, died…

Pistorius arrives in court to face murder charge

South Africa’s superstar sprinter Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorius arrived in court on Friday to face charges that he murdered his model girlfriend at his luxury home on Valentine’s Day. Two police vehicles arrived at the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court, with the amputee athlete sitting in the back of one, his head…

MSNBC host: Ted Nuget ‘appears to have some kind of obsession with fecal matter’

In a rather blunt analysis of rocker Ted Nugent’s reaction to the State of the Union address, MSNBC host Martin Bashir said Wednesday that the well known gun enthusiast “appears to have some kind of obsession with fecal matter.” The characterization was in part a reaction to Nugent’s assertion that…

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