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Pat Robertson: Mass shooters ‘usually under the influence of psychedelic drugs’

Televangelist Pat Robertson says that he opposes President Barack Obama’s efforts to limit high-capacity magazines and require universal background checks because most perpetrators of mass shootings are “usually under the influence of psychedelic drugs.” On Tuesday’s edition of The 700 Club, Robertson noted that the president had traveled to Connecticut…

4-year-old New Jersey boy shoots 6-year-old playmate in the head

A 6-year-old New Jersey boy is reportedly in serious condition after being accidentally shot in the head by a 4-year-old boy on Monday. Authorities at the Toms River Police Department said that the two were among many children playing in the Cedar Grove Road neighborhood on Monday night when the…

3-year-old fatally shoots deputy’s wife with his gun at Tennessee cookout

A cookout in Tennessee ended in tragedy over the weekend when a 3-year-old child accidentally shot and killed the wife of a Wilson County sheriff’s deputy. According to WSMV, the toddler found the pistol and discharged it during a gathering at Deputy Daniel Fanning’s residence on Saturday. Deputies said that…

Does tougher gun control have a future?

In principle, at least, most Americans want tougher gun control laws. But as the…  …

Connecticut governor: LaPierre and NRA are ‘clowns at the circus’

Democratic Connecticut Gov. Dan Mallow on Sunday lashed out at National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre and other gun control opponents as “clowns at the circus” who were just trying to sell more guns. After Connecticut responded to the December mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School by enacting…

NRA’s Hutchinson bucks LaPierre: Background checks at gun shows ‘would seem appropriate’

The chairman of the National Rifle Association-funded National School Shield Task Force on Sunday shrugged off traditional talking points used by pro-gun lobbyists and insisted that requiring background checks at gun shows “would seem appropriate.” Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday asked Asa Hutchinson if he could support background…

Virginia man shoots girlfriend, her protective dog during argument

A Virginia man is in jail after he shot his girlfriend in the foot and her protective dog in the paw during a dispute on Easter Sunday. WTKR on Thursday reported that the woman’s Jack Russell terrier had tried to intervene in an argument between her and her two sons…

Fox News host grills NRA on magazine ban: ‘How many more lives would have been saved?’

National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre on Thursday found himself struggling to explain to Fox News host Megyn Kelly why a ban on high-capacity magazines could not have saved some of the 20 children who were murdered in Newtown, Connecticut last December. After playing some video of parents of…

Licensed gun owner says he killed 1-year-old Chihuahua for threatening him

A 14-year-old Detroit girl says that a neighbor shot and killed JoJo, her 1-year-old Chihuahua, because he wasn’t on a leash and was making too much noise. The licensed gun owner, however, told police that he gunned down the tiny dog because it was threatening him. The girl, who WJBK…

Campbell Brown: Why is Obama ‘singling out’ the NRA?

Former CNN host Campbell Brown on Thursday suggested that President Barack Obama would be more successful passing gun control if he stopped “singling out” the National Rifle Association (NRA) and focused more on Hollywood and video games. During an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Campbell recalled that she had been…

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