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Police shoot alleged gunman inside San Diego movie theater

A screening of Les Misérables in northern San Diego was interrupted on Saturday afternoon when police officers shot an armed suspect who had attempt to hide inside the theater. Tom Billodeaux, 20, was taken to the hospital after being shot in the arm and chest. He is expected to survive.…

NRA president calls on gun makers to give him more money

National Rifle Association (NRA) President David Keene admits that that the gun industry funds his organization with generous donations but would like to see even more cash pumped into pro-gun lobbying as opponents try to move forward with efforts to stop mass shootings. “One of the big questions here is…

Larry Pratt: End gun-free zones instead of ‘wasting time’ with background checks

Gun Owners of America Director Larry Pratt on Sunday called for lawmakers to end gun-free zones at schools instead of “wasting out time” with the “false security” of universal background checks. Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden told host Chris Wallace that the argument…

CA gun show draws 10,000 people ‘getting ready for the next revolution’

What drew an estimated 10,000 people to a Northern California gun show? Simple. According to one attendee, they’re scared. “Obama wants to take everybody’s guns away,” said Bob Daziel, who stood in line with hundreds on Saturday to get into the Crossroads of The West event in Daly City, California.…

CEO who said he would ‘start killing people’ over gun control appears with lawyer in new video

James Yeager, the CEO of a weapons and tactical training business who said in a recent training video published and then removed from YouTube that he would “start killing people” if President Obama continued to push forward on gun control, has released another follow-up video on the incident. In it,…

Hardball guest: NRA supported gun control in the 1960s because of Black Panthers

On Hardball with Chris Matthews on Friday, the host criticized the “slippery slope crowd,” or people who believe that gun control or limits to the Second Amendment are “the first unfaltering step towards mass confiscation” of all guns “My question, are the regular gun owners of this country, the people…

State suspends gun permit for CEO who said he would ‘start killing people’ over gun control

The CEO of a weapons and tactical training company has had his gun permit suspended by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security after he published a video on YouTube in which he threatened to “start killing people” if President Obama pushes forward with increased gun control, reported News…

NRA President: ‘I don’t know that the NRA is that powerful’

The president of the National Rifle Association dismissed the idea that his group has much influence on lawmakers in an interview with NBC host Matt Lauer on Friday. “I don’t know that the NRA is that powerful,” said David Keene, whose organization spent $2.2 million in lobbying last year. “I…

Father of Aurora, Colorado massacre victim yells at gunman in courtroom: ‘Rot in hell!’

The father of a victim of the Colorado cinema massacre yelled “rot in hell!” at the alleged gunman on Friday, when a judge delayed officially charging him a day after ruling he stand trial. Four or five people walked out of court after judge William Sylvester postponed for two months…

Ohio school board votes to arm janitors in wake of Newtown

The Montpelier Exempted Village Schools Board of Education voted unanimously this week to approve arming school janitors with deadly weapons as a response to the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, according to a Thursday report in The Toledo Blade. Custodial staff who carry weapons will be required to undergo a two…

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