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Bloomberg: Gun control ‘probably’ wouldn’t have stopped Newtown shooting

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday night fought back against the claim that gun laws were pointless because criminals would simply ignore them. He admitted on CNN that it was “probably true” the proposals advocated by President Barack Obama on Wednesday wouldn’t have prevented the tragic elementary school…

Boy brings handgun to school in New York

A seven-year-old boy brought a gun to school in his book bag Thursday, New York police said. The find — a .22 caliber handgun — caused police to place the Wave Preparatory Elementary School in the Far Rockaway neighborhood of Queens on lockdown for about an hour. The student has…

Christie: NRA is ‘reprehensible’ for targeting Obama’s daughters

At a press conference on Thursday, Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey blasted the National Rifle Association for airing a commercial about President Barack Obama’s daughters. “To talk about the president’s children or any public official’s children who have, not by their own choice, but by requirement, protection and…

California lawmaker: Guns are ‘essential to living the way God intended’

A Republican lawmaker in California who disagrees with President Barack Obama’s effort to prevent mass shootings says that guns are an “absolutely essential” part of God’s plan. “Guns are used an average of 3 million times a year according to the Clinton Justice Department,” Assemblyman Tim Donnelly told the Christian…

‘Family’ radio host: Obama may target conservatives for gun seizures

On a Thursday American Family Radio broadcast, host Buster Wilson warned listeners that President Barack Obama now has the power to take guns away, not from all Americans, but only from conservatives, adding that he’s been openly laying the groundwork for the move since 2009. “What if the attorney general,…

Man accused of attempting to assassinate Obama claims statements ‘coerced’

The attorneys for an Idaho man who allegedly shot at the White House in late 2011 claim that his statements to the police were “coerced,” reported Boise Weekly. They also said that the suspect, Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, was handcuffed to a chair for hours after being arrested and that he…

Malkin: Obama guilty of ‘child abuse’ for using ‘kiddie human shields’

Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin on Thursday accused President Barack Obama of “child abuse” because she said he had used children as “kiddie human shields” to advance his gun safety agenda. On Wednesday, a number of children — who had written the president calling for action after the December Sandy Hook…

Rubio: Obama ‘doesn’t have the guts’ to admit he’s against the Second Amendment

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) says that President Barack Obama probably wants to repeal the Second Amendment but “doesn’t have the guts” to admit it. The Florida Republican on Wednesday told Fox News host Bill O’Reilly that he opposes Obama’s efforts to curb gun violence because his ideas won’t work and…

Victim’s brother: Obama executive order ‘would have prevented Virginia Tech’

Appearing on Wednesday’s episode of “The Young Turks,” Omar Samaha, brother to one of the victims in the Virginia Tech massacre, said that he believes President Barack Obama’s executive orders strengthening background check databases for gun buyers “definitely would have prevented” the shooting spree that left 32 dead. Seung-Hui Cho,…

Recreational assault weapons fire riddles Ohio home, narrowly misses officer

Two men were arrested in Ohio on Wednesday after their target practice with an AK-47 assault rifle accidentally shot up a woman’s home and nearly hit a officer who was responding to reports of gunfire. Mary Kuruc told WEWS that her daughter discovered a bullet hole in the siding of…

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