The seventh-grade student who walked into his Ohio middle school on Tuesday and shot himself in the bathroom has died from his injuries, authorities announced the next day. 13-year-old Keith Simons passed away at 12:31 p.m. on Wednesday, according to an official with the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Off-duty officer guns down black man after children playing with fireworks startle his dog
An off-duty corrections officer in Aurora, Colorado has been accused of killing another man over an argument about fireworks.
According to an affidavit obtained by KDVR, Scott Mathews and his girlfriend, Katherine O'Neal, became upset with a 14-year-old boy and a 9-year-old girl on the Fourth of July.
The couple complained that fireworks had startled their small dog. Both Mathews and O'Neal work for the state Department of Corrections and were armed during the confrontation.
The affidavit states that Mathews head-butted Shamira Cotton, the mother of the children. O'Neal admitted drawing her gun but insisted that she did not point it at anyone.
Virginia Republican: Women who get raped are ‘naive and unprepared’ because they weren’t carrying guns
Virginia state Sen. Amanda Chase is facing criticism for claiming on Facebook that women who are raped are "naive and unprepared" because they weren't armed.
During a social media debate on gun ownership, Chase told one constituent, "It's those who are naive and unprepared that end of [sic] raped. Sorry but I’m not going to be a statistic."
Chase ultimately doubled down on her comments in a public statement, saying the constituent was "scoffing at my rights and the rights of everyone else who protect themselves ... I'm a champion for women, their right to protect themselves and their right to their opinion, even if I may not agree, but will not tolerate the bullying or chastising the rights of the Second Amendment."
Here’s the real reason why the financially-strapped NRA shuttered their extremist TV network
In a deep-dive "Reality Check" on CNN Tuesday morning, analyst John Avlon delved into the chaos engulfing the National Rifle Association that has led to the ouster of multiple top executives and the gun rights organization pulling the plug on their inflammatory NRA TV network.
Avlon began, "America's biggest gun lobby, the National Rifle Association shut down live programming last week and its online television channel, NRA-TV. And that because NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre said it had moved too far from its core mission."
The CNN contributor then shared clips of controversial former NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch ranting at liberals by saying, "They use their media to assassinate real news. They use their schools to teach children that their president is another Hitler, all to make them march and scream about xenophobia and homophobia,"