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  • Shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland, school confirms

    03/20/2018 5:59:24 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 80 replies
    Great Mills High School in Maryland was on lockdown after a shooting on Tuesday morning, school officials confirmed. The incident was contained and the St. Mary's Sheriff's Office was on the scene, the school said on its website. Maryland State Police also told Fox News they were responding to the incident.
  • GOOD GUY WITH A GUN: Armed School Officer TAKES DOWN Shooter, Saves Lives

    03/20/2018 11:42:56 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Sean Hannity ^ | 03/20/18 | Hannity Staff
    A lone gunman was shot and killed Tuesday morning after opening fire at a southeast Maryland high school; being stopped by a heroic armed security officer who engaged the shooter within seconds. According to Fox News, the suspect is the only fatality; with one male and one female student injured during the ordeal. “Our school resource officer was alerted to the event. he pursued the shooter, engaged the shooter, fired a round at the shooter,” St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron said. “The shooter fired a round as well. In the hours and days to come, we’ll be able to...
  • NJ Gun Clubs Threaten Lawsuit Over Lacy Township Students’ Gun Range Photos

    03/16/2018 11:34:42 AM PDT · by MilesVeritatis · 76 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 03/15/2018 | (unnamed)
    Lacey Township NJ – -( Two students at Lacey Township High-school, NJ were suspended for posting a picture of themselves shooting guns at a private gun range with the caption “fun day at the range“. The school's zero tolerance policy says that students cannot be in possession of weapons at any time, whether on or off campus. Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs today demanded in a lawyer letter that the Lacey Township School District immediately rescind disciplinary actions taken against several students for posting social media photos of themselves near firearms at a target range.
  • SoCal Students Stream Out of Classrooms in Solidarity With National School Walkout.

    03/14/2018 1:49:53 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 20 replies
    KTLA 5 ^ | 3/14/2018 | KTLA TV
    Students across Southern California left their classrooms Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide walkout in support of stricter gun control laws in the U.S.
  • Josh Kushner donates $50k to March for Our Lives

    03/11/2018 9:26:42 AM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 18 replies
    Axios ^ | March 11, 2018 | Mike Allen
    Josh Kushner — a venture capitalist and entrepreneur who founded Thrive Capital, a venture capital firm; Oscar, a health insurance company; and Cadre, a real estate investment platform (and brother of Jared) — has quietly donated $50,000 to March for Our Lives.
  • Greensboro City Council considers canceling annual Gun and Knife Show

    03/09/2018 4:14:47 PM PST · by Libloather · 42 replies
    WRAL ^ | 3/08/18
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro City Council members are considering canceling the annual Gun and Knife Show in light of the recent mass shooting at a Florida high school. Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughn told NBC affiliate WXII that the entire City Council is in support of canceling the show, scheduled for Aug. 25 through Aug. 26 at the Greensboro Coliseum. Vaughn, who describes herself as a gun owner, said the idea came about in response to a conversation she had with her daughter, a high school student, about the Florida shooting that left 17 people dead. “As a council, we thought...
  • 14-Year-Old Boy Impersonating Deputy Initiated Traffic Stop, ‘Responded’ to Victorville [CA] Home...

    03/07/2018 5:36:45 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    In one case, which took place Monday, the 14-year-old boy was allegedly driving an SUV with flashing red and blue emergency lights mounted on the inside of the front windshield when he pulled into a driveway in the 13600 block of Mica Avenue in Victorville, according to a news release from the Victorville Police Department. The white Ford Explorer had no law enforcement or other type of markers to identify it as a patrol vehicle beyond the emergency lights, nor were there any license plates. After exiting the parked SUV, the teen went to the front door and made contact...
  • Parent Arrested for Handing Cardboard with the word "Gun" printed on it to Teacher, Staff

    03/07/2018 12:29:30 PM PST · by marktwain · 65 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    The Village of Shorewood Hills is an upscale bedroom community on the shore of lake Mendota, surrounded by Madison, Wisconsin, Lake Mendota, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. On 23 February, 2018, Jonathan M. Fitzgerald showed some parental concern. Jonathan, who is a 35 year old graduate student in a Ph.D program of molecular and cellular pharmacology, was buzzed into the school and calmly walked to his child's classroom. There he handed a piece of cardboard with the word "Gun" written on it to the teacher. From Shorewood Hills Police Chief Aaron Chapin said Jonathan M. Fitzgerald, 35,...
  • Spike in gun and gang violence in Canada has experts worried

    03/07/2018 6:01:14 AM PST · by mkleesma · 36 replies
    CBC News ^ | 03/07/2018 | Idil Mussa
    Play LIVE CBC News National Summit on Gun and Gang Violence LIVE LISTEN 00:00 LIVE National Summit on Gun and Gang Violence LIVE 0:00 283 shares Facebook Twitter Reddit Google Share Email Related Stories First month of 2018 marked by gun violence in Ottawa Murder and gun violence down in Toronto this year, but fewer homicides solved Police see record number of shootings in Ottawa in 2017 Public safety minister announces $327.6M to fight gangs and gun violence More efforts needed to prevent young people from turning to gangs, say police Politicians, law enforcement experts, academics and community members have...
  • New Jersey Teacher Brings Loaded Gun to School – No Charges

    03/06/2018 11:59:16 AM PST · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 28 February, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    When you have over 400 million guns in a country with a population of over 330 million, one-in-a-million odds do not look too bad. In this case in New Jersey, a teacher ended up in school with a loaded gun in her bag – by accident. In December of 2017, Karen Horen was 70 years old and teaching at a New Jersey school. It is understandable when you consider her annual salary, as a home economics teacher, is $70,339. She came to work at the school and briefly left her bag outside in the hallway, unattended, for a few...
  • Alabama Ready for More Gun Control, Sen. Doug Jones Says

    03/06/2018 5:28:36 AM PST · by Flick Lives · 68 replies
    Roll Call ^ | Griffin Connolly
    Alabamians are ready for more gun control. At least that’s what their Democratic Sen. Doug Jones said. Jones wants tighter background checks for gun sales and to raise the age requirement to purchase a gun from 18 to 21, and he thinks Alabamians are on the same page. “People in Alabama love their guns, but they also love their children,” Jones told CNN Friday at an event at Birmingham’s Civil Rights Institute sponsored by the Faith and Politics Institute, reported. “And they like to be safe in theaters, and they like to be safe in churches, and I think...
  • H.R.5087 - Assault Weapons Ban of 2018

    03/04/2018 1:54:53 PM PST · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 45 replies ^ | (Introduced 02/26/2018) | 115th congress
    Shown Here: Introduced in House (02/26/2018) 115th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 5087 To regulate the importation, manufacture, possession, sale or transfer of assault weapons, and for other purposes.
  • Corporate America throws weight behind gun controls

    03/03/2018 9:01:54 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/03/18 | Melanie Zanona
    Corporate America is taking the lead on gun control as Congress slides back into gridlock on the issue. Several major retailers have decided to impose new restrictions on firearm sales, while scores of companies have moved to cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA). “This is the biggest signal to me that on this issue, there has been a tipping point,” said Rich Masters, head of North America crisis and issues management for Qorvis. “Companies don’t do this unless they know they are gonna be on fairly safe ground.”
  • CRIME 5 hours agoTexas teen arrested with rifle, ammo near high school

    03/01/2018 8:49:42 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 52 replies
    FoxNews/AP ^ | 3-1-18 | Associated Press
    ROWLETT, Texas – A Dallas-area teenager was being held on $1 million bond Thursday after a police officer encountered him sitting in his car outside of a high school sporting event with a semi-automatic rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition.
  • Democrat Scandal: California Gun Control Senator Yee Heads to Prison: Gun Trafficking

    03/01/2018 7:34:45 PM PST · by ransomnote · 37 replies ^ | FEBRUARY 27, 2018 | SCOTT OSBORN
    California Democrats are speechless as they watch their prized Sacramento gun control senator, Leland Yee, head to prison for weapons trafficking, accepting bribes, and extorting money. “The crimes that you committed have resulted in essentially an attack on democratic institutions,” Breyer told Yee, who nodded as the judge addressed him. “This is a serious, serious injury to a governmental institution.” Breyer called his involvement in that crime “hypocritical” and “unfathomable” given his past advocacy for gun control. The judge gave him 30 days to surrender to the U.S. Marshal’s Service, which will turn him over to the federal prison system....
  • Trump: 'Take the guns first, go through due process second'

    02/28/2018 2:10:16 PM PST · by RevelationDavid · 352 replies
    <p>President Trump on Wednesday voiced support for confiscating guns from certain individuals deemed to be dangerous, even if it violates due process rights.</p> <p>“I like taking the guns early, like in this crazy man’s case that just took place in Florida ... to go to court would have taken a long time,” Trump said at a meeting with lawmakers on school safety and gun violence.</p>
  • I refuse to enter a gun free zone...unless...

    02/28/2018 12:00:23 PM PST · by MosesKnows · 23 replies
    Feb 28, 2018 | MosesKnows
    I refuse to enter a gun free zone...unless...there is a armed guard.
  • Florida school shooter could have fired many more bullets

    02/28/2018 2:22:35 AM PST · by Enterprise · 29 replies ^ | February 27, 2018 | Evan Perez
    The man who killed 17 people at a South Florida high school had more than half his rounds remaining when he dropped his rifle and fled, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told CNN. The shooter had fired about 150 times when he dropped his AR-15-style rifle and escaped from school property by blending in with fleeing students. He left 180 rounds of ammo unused, the official said. "Investigators have found indications that the shooter may have tried to break a window, which leads them to believe he wanted to use the area as a sniper's perch to...
  • South Carolina rep hosts drawing for teachers to win a free handgun

    02/27/2018 11:19:30 AM PST · by smileyface · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 27 2018 | Benjamin Brown
    Rep. Steven Long, R-S.C., announced Monday that he is going to host a drawing to give away three 9mm handguns to educators in the state in light of President Trump’s call to arm some teachers in the wake of the Florida massacre. Long said he will give away three Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm handguns, “one to a K-12 teacher, school staff member, or school administrator; one to a higher education (college/university) faculty, staff member, or administrator; and one to any freedom-loving patriot who wishes to participate in the drawing,” according to a press release, reported WISTV. It is...
  • Louisiana student says math symbol looks like a gun, prompts police investigation

    02/26/2018 6:00:01 PM PST · by BBell · 20 replies ^ | 2/26/18 | Geoff Herbert
    A Louisiana student has been investigated by police after saying a math symbol looks like a gun.-snip-"The students were working together, and a student made a math symbol of a square root sign, which kind of looks like a pistol. And he was helping a weaker student, and the student says, 'Well, that looks like a pistol!' And he just made a comment [like] 'let's just get to work before I shoot you with a pistol," Doucet said. According to Doucet, the comment then spread throughout the school like gossip, and grew into a rumor that the student was planning...