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  • Where Does the Hate Come From?

    06/13/2016 4:04:02 AM PDT · by milton23 · 33 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 6/12/2016 | Nolan Peterson
    I was driving from Sarasota, Florida, to Washington in the pre-dawn hours Sunday morning when my iPhone chirped a news alert. More than 50 people dead at a nightclub shooting in Orlando. The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. And later, news that the gunman reportedly called 911 to declare his loyalty to Islamic State before committing the act, investigators said. The preceding Monday, less than a week earlier, I had returned to the United States for only my second visit in about two years. In the intervening time I had been on the front lines in Ukraine, in Iraq,...
  • 5 Killed, 28 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

    06/12/2016 8:48:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    CHICAGO (STMW) — Five people were killed and at least 28 others — including a 5-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.
  • Breaking: Orlando Pulse nightclub: multiple dead

    06/12/2016 4:24:14 AM PDT · by Enchante · 149 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 06/12/2016 | Christal Hayes and Gal Tziperman Lotan
    A gunman took multiple people hostage overnight inside Pulse nightclub in Orlando, where "multiple people" were killed and 42 were injured, Orlando Police Chief John Mina said at a morning news conference. The gunman, who has not been identified, was carrying an assault rifle, a handgun and a "device." The Orange County Sheriff;s Office hazardous device team is now searching the area. Dozens of emergency vehicles surrounded the chaotic scene at the club at 1912 S. Orange Ave. after the 2 a.m. shooting and rescue squads were transporting multiple victims to area hospitals.
  • Mother of girl slain on Lake Shore Drive: We planned to move out of Chicago

    05/28/2016 8:00:28 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | May 28, 2016 | Dan Hinkel, Peter Nickeas and Grace Wong
    Less than 12 hours after her daughter was shot to death on Lake Shore Drive, Diana Mercado wept bitterly outside her family's apartment as she said she'd planned to get her 15-year-old daughter out of Chicago in a year. "Now they took my baby," she said. Her daughter, Veronica Lopez, was the youngest of four people killed over the first 24 hours of the Memorial Day weekend.
  • Black and "Unarmed": Behind the Numbers

    05/18/2016 3:45:46 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 19 replies
    themarshallproject ^ | 02.08.2016 | HEATHER MAC DONALD
    What the Black Lives Matter movement misses about those police shootings. For the last year, the Washington Post has been gathering data on fatal police shootings of civilians. Commentators have taken the Post’s data as evidence that the police are gunning down unarmed blacks out of implicit bias. But a close examination of the Post’s findings casts doubt on the notion that these shootings were driven by race. The Post began its police shootings project in response to the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. As of Jan. 15, the Post had documented 987 victims of fatal police...
  • Five Killed, 13 Hurt In Chicago Weekend Shootings

    05/15/2016 4:58:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    CBS ^ | May 15, 2016
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Five people were killed and at least 13 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening, according to police. The latest shooting left two people dead in the outbound lanes of the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday on the Northwest Side. Crews responded about 4 a.m. to Interstate 90/94 near Armitage, where a Chevrolet Tahoe was stopped with the male driver and female passenger dead at the scene with gunshot wounds to the head, according to Illinois State Police. Their ages were unknown.
  • 45 people shot, 6 fatally, over Mother’s Day weekend

    05/08/2016 4:54:12 PM PDT · by PROCON · 57 replies ^ | May 8, 2016 | Sun-Times Wire
    Six men were killed and at least 39 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city over Mother’s Day weekend. The latest homicide happened Sunday morning in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side. Kourtney Young, 21, suffered multiple gunshot wounds about 8:45 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Prairie and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:35 a.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Young lived in the 7300 block of South King Drive, authorities said. Police did not immediately have details on the circumstances...
  • Suspect in custody in shootings at mall, grocery store, high school

    05/06/2016 1:17:36 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 6, 2016 | Lynh Bui, Arelis R. Hernández and Peter Hermann
    Police in Montgomery County arrested a man Friday afternoon who is a suspect in the fatal shootings of a man at a mall in Bethesda and a woman at a grocery store in Aspen Hill, and is believed to have killed his estranged wife outside a Prince George’s County school on Thursday. The arrest of Eulalio Tordil, 62, a federal police officer, ended a manhunt that began Thursday and forced authorities to put Montgomery County schools, government buildings and retail establishments on lockdown. Three other people were wounded in the attacks. Police said Tordil was arrested after a brief pursuit...
  • 3 Killed, 25 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

    05/02/2016 6:49:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    CBS ^ | May 2, 2016
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Three people were killed and at least 25 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and Monday morning.
  • Navy makes something positive out of Chicago violence

    03/24/2016 5:52:11 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 5 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 03/19/2016 | Mark Brown
    Chicago Brown: Navy makes something positive out of Chicago violence Mark Brown This is a good news story, but underlying it is a bleak reality. The volume of gunshot wounds and other trauma cases treated at Stroger Hospital is so high that the U.S. Navy has teamed up the past two years with the hospital’s prestigious trauma unit to keep its medical personnel better prepared for their next deployment. The Navy guys might see as much action in a typical night at Stroger as they would if they were in a combat setting. Let that sink in for a minute....
  • Four boys in Chicago wounded as they walked down street as 17 people are shot in the city in one day

    03/22/2016 12:43:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | March 22, 2016 | David Boroff
    Four boys in Chicago were wounded as they walked down the street, and a total of 17 people were shot in the city on Monday. The shootings of the youngsters happened at approximately 9 p.m. when an unknown male approached and opened fire on the city's West Side. The boys — aged 12, 14, 15 and 16 — were all in stable condition at local hospitals on Monday night. No arrests have been made, but an investigation is ongoing, an official with the Chicago Police Department told the Daily News on Tuesday.
  • 4 killed, 9 wounded in Chicago shootings over six hours

    03/17/2016 6:54:20 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 16, 2016 | By Megan Crepeau and Grace Wong
    Four men were killed and at least nine other people were wounded, including two 14-year-old boys, in shootings in Chicago over six hours from late Tuesday to early Wednesday, police said. Nearly half of the shootings — including three of the homicides — occurred in a burst of violence from about 10 p.m. to midnight.

    02/28/2016 10:02:12 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    WLS (ABC-Channel 7) ^ | Sunday, February 28, 2016 | Diane Pathieu
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- There have already been more than 100 homicides in Chicago this year - and it's only February. There were over 50 homicides in January alone, a 75 percent increase over January of last year. According to the Chicago Tribune, this month there have been more than 40 homicides, bringing the total for just this year to 102. Since late Friday afternoon, two people were killed and at least 17 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago.
  • 6 Killed, 14 Wounded In Presidents Day Weekend Shootings (Chicago)

    02/15/2016 7:00:35 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times Media Wire ^ | February 15, 2016
    CHICAGO (STMW) — Presidents Day weekend shootings have left six people dead and at least 14 others wounded across the city, according to Chicago Police. The latest homicide happened when two men were discovered shot to death Sunday morning in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 5000 block of South Champlain at 10:50 a.m. and discovered two people unresponsive with gunshot wounds inside an apartment, police said. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
  • 2016 Off To A Bloody Start as Shootings Double: 42 People Killed, 210 Hurt (Chicago)

    01/28/2016 11:00:37 AM PST · by PROCON · 41 replies ^ | Jan. 28, 2016 | Kelly Bauer
    CHICAGO - Forty-two people have been killed and 210 wounded so far in January, almost doubling last year's numbers. It was the most violent January in years, according to DNAinfo Chicago data: In all, there were 199 shootings Jan. 1-25, while there were just 100 shootings over the same period last year. The data doesn't include the victims of violence from Tuesday into Wednesday, when three people were killed and another wounded. Through early Tuesday, 42 people had been shot dead and 210 wounded, while last January saw 22 people dead and 98 wounded in shootings. On Monday alone, five...
  • TN Senator Pushes Bill to Hold Businesses Liable for Injuries in Gun-Free Zones

    01/25/2016 2:46:08 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Jan 2016 | AWR Hawkins
    TN Senator Pushes Bill to Hold Businesses Liable for Injuries in Gun-Free Zones by AWR Hawkins 18 Jan 2016 Tennessee state Senator Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) is pushing a bill to allow victims harmed in gun-free zones to sue those who instituted the zones if they can show they otherwise would have been armed for self-defense. According to The Tennessean, Gresham's bill allows "any Tennessean with a valid gun permit to sue a property owner in the event of injury or death provided the incident occurred while in a gun-free zone." Senate Bill 1736 helps business owners understand that by banning...
  • Chicago shootings up nearly 200 percent in 2016

    01/17/2016 8:24:09 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    CBS ^ | Adriana Diaz
    CHICAGO -- On average, one person has been shot every three hours in Chicago since January 1st. Just two hours into the New Year, 24-year-old Deandre Holiday was gunned down after a fight at a New Year's Eve party spilled into the street. He's Chicago's first homicide of what's so far been a bloody 2016. Since January 1st, 110 people have been shot -- compared to 37 during the same time last year. That's a nearly 200 percent increase.
  • More than 100 people shot in Chicago in first 10 days of 2016

    01/12/2016 9:44:26 AM PST · by PROCON · 40 replies
    nydailynews ^ | Jan. 12, 2016 | Meg Wagner
    More than 100 Chicagoans have been shot in the first 10 days of 2016 — a jarring figure three times more than last year. At least 19 people were shot and killed between New Year’s Day and Monday morning, including someone gunned down just blocks away from the mayor’s home, the Chicago Tribune reported. Another 101 were injured by firearms.
  • Meanwhile In Chicago, 120 People Shot In First 10 Days Of 2016

    01/12/2016 11:10:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 01/12/2016 | Tyler Durden
    Even as Obama takes his anti-gun crusade to new highs with every passing week, having recently started dispensing executive orders, the president conveniently continues to ignore the state of affairs in his native Chicago - a city in which guns are banned - yet where the shooting epidemic has never been worse, and is truly emblematic of the "gun problem" America has. Judging by the most recent developments, Obama will have nothing to say about Chicago gun violence either during tonight's state of the union address, or ever for that matter, because recent developments are downright disastrous. According to the...
  • Grandmother, 65, Says She Shot Man Who Tried To Mug Her

    01/05/2016 8:22:37 PM PST · by Iron Munro · 21 replies
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | January 05. 2016 | Mark Hayward
    A 65-year-old grandmother said she didn't have time to think when she pulled out her .32-caliber handgun and shot a man who tried to mug her outside her south Manchester apartment building late Monday night. The woman, who recounted the incident to news media Tuesday, said she had a funny feeling once a dark-colored car started following her car as she pulled away from the Mobil on the Run and headed home to 640 South Porter St., a three-story, garden-style apartment building. She had just gotten off work as a poker dealer. It was about 11:30 p.m. As she made...
  • Chicago police shot (40 percent) fewer people in 2015

    01/04/2016 8:18:26 AM PST · by Zakeet · 10 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | January 2, 2016 | Jeremy Gorner
    While the video release of a Chicago police officer's shooting of Laquan McDonald prompted a domino effect of change, including the ousting of the police superintendent and a federal civil rights investigation, the department finished 2015 on an ironic note: Officers shot the fewest people that they have in years. Chicago police officers shot 22 people in 2015, eight of them fatally. That's a 40 percent drop in the total number of people shot compared with 2014, when 37 people were hit by police gunfire and 16 of them were killed, according to department figures.
  • 4 Killed, 38 Wounded In New Year’s Weekend Shootings (Chicago)

    01/04/2016 6:52:01 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    CHICAGO (STMW) — Four people were killed and at least 38 others have been wounded in shootings across the city over the New Year’s holiday weekend. The first reported homicide of 2016 happened about 2:20 a.m. New Year’s Day in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side. Deandre Holiday, 24, got into a fight with someone in the 4600 block of South St. Lawrence when the person pulled out a gun and fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The shooter then fled the scene.
  • Greenfield: Escape From Chicago

    01/03/2016 5:59:02 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 49 replies
    FrontPage ^ | January 1, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Escape From Chicago Chicago: The mess that Democrats made. January 1, 2016 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Chicago is on fire. It's America's mass shooting capital. Its deadliest neighborhoods are gang territories prowled by thousands of killers with some of the highest murder rates in the world. So far, 442 people have been shot and killed in Chicago this year. 2,540 were shot and wounded. 2,982 were shot. Fewer Americans died fighting Saddam Hussein in the Gulf War than in a year in Chicago....
  • Chicago airport police told to "run and hide" in event of active shooter

    01/03/2016 2:52:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Hot ^ | January 3, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    <p>Matt Brandon, secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International Union Local 73, which represents the aviation police officers, said he doesn’t understand why the officers are prohibited from carrying guns.</p> <p>He said the union has been unable to get the aviation department to change the no gun policy, which dates to the early 1990s.</p>
  • Two dead, one injured in shooting in South Bakersfield [California]

    12/27/2015 6:57:08 PM PST · by sheana · 34 replies
    23 news ABC ^ | December 27, 2015 | Thuy Lan Nguyen, Stephanie Guzman
    Two people are dead and one is in critical but stable condition after a shooting occurred in South Bakersfield on Sunday. At about 12:36 a.m. Bakersfield police officers were flagged down for a report of a shooting that just occurred in the 6300 block of Ming Ave.
  • Three Killed, At Least Seven Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago

    12/25/2015 3:19:38 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | December 25, 2015
    (STMW) — Three men were killed and at least seven people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Thursday afternoon. A man was shot to death on Christmas Day in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
  • N.Y. columnist blames Christian victim for terror carnage

    12/08/2015 11:17:49 AM PST · by detective · 16 replies
    WND ^ | December 8, 2015 | Joseph Farah
    Nicholas “Michael” Thalasinos, one of 14 murder victims of Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Mailik, at a San Bernardino, California, Christmas party last week, was described by friends "an awesome man of God," and a Christian "prayer warrior." But on Saturday, New York Daily News columnist Linda Stasi, using harsh invectives, blamed the victim for the terror attack by the ISIS loyalists, characterizing Thalasinos as "a hate-filled bigot" who wrote "NRA-loving, hate-filled screed on Facebook" and now is "inaccurately being eulogized as a kind and loving religious man" and who "died as the male equivalent of Pamela Geller." In...
  • 4 Killed, 22 Wounded In Weekend Shootings (Chicago)

    12/07/2015 5:46:02 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | December 7, 2015
    About 10:05 p.m., a 30-year-old man was wielding a brick during a fight with a female in the 2300 block of West Jackson, police said. The security guard attempted to intervene, and the man then attempted to strike the guard with the brick. The guard opened fire and shot the man in the chest.
  • Le Sang Ă€ La Une (Blood On Page One) – How The Media Encourages Copycats

    12/06/2015 9:25:11 AM PST · by Randall_S · 2 replies
    USA Transnational Report ^ | December 6, 2015 | Wallace Bruschweiler and William Palumbo
    It hadn't even been a week since Wednesday's terrorist attack in San Bernardino, CA killed fourteen people at a Christmas party, yet by Saturday at lunch we already learned of another shooting crisis in Neenah, Wisconsin. A hostage situation was fortunately resolved, but as a result one person was hospitalized. Should we be at all surprised? The tough lessons for all the media (written and television) are that endless reporting on events involving horrific violence, i.e. terrorists, only encourages copycats by psychotic individuals who are already "on the edge." To save innocent lives, the entire national media must cease their...
  • Mother Jones Editor: That '355 Mass Shootings' Statistic Is Really Wrong

    12/05/2015 4:47:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | December 5, 2015 | Christine Rousselle
    Shortly after news broke of a shooting in San Bernardino (which we now know was a terrorist attack), Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit were abuzz that the events of December 2, 2015 were the "355th mass shooting" of 2015. Obviously, this was a concerning statistic--if it were actually true.It turns out it wasn't, and even figures on the left agree. There's been nowhere near 355 mass shootings in 2015, and according to Mother Jones editor Mark Folman, there have been exactly four. At Mother Jones, where I work as an editor, we have compiled an in-depth, open-source database covering more than...
  • The 2nd Amendment must go: We ban lawn darts - time to ban guns [Why not knives, wire, pillows?]

    12/05/2015 3:10:50 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 81 replies
    Salon ^ | December 4, 2015 | Hollis Phelps
    Our youngest son just transitioned from crib to bed. Since we don't plan to have any more children, we decided to sell the crib, a hand-me-down from his older brother. It's a nice, well-made crib, made from real wood and bought from a reliable company. We could easily resell it for a handsome price, but we found out a few weeks ago that we can't. It's a drop side crib, and unbeknownst to us the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) banned the manufacture, sale, and resale of drop-sides in 2010, even though individuals can unadvisedly still use them. Drop-sides were...
  • Cruz (and Sessions) wants immigration details of Calif. shooting suspects

    12/04/2015 1:40:04 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 3, 2015 | Jordain Carney
    Two Republican senators are demanding that the Obama administration hand over the immigration history of the alleged attackers in Wednesday's shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 people. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who is running for president, and Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Thursday sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Secretary of State John Kerry asking for the history of Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik, who were killed during a shootout with police. "In our struggle against terrorism, we are dealing with an enemy that has shown it...
  • Arpaio calls on 250K armed citizens to stop terrorism and mass shootings

    12/03/2015 6:21:48 AM PST · by Biggirl · 28 replies ^ | December 3, 2015 |
    Draw your weapons. That's what Sheriff Joe Arpaio is urging nearly a quarter-million Arizona gun owners to do to fight terrorism and mass shooters. On Tuesday, the so-called "Toughest Sheriff in America" said he cannot guarantee the public's safety and called on them to take matters into their own hands if necessary.
  • Terror Strikes San Bernardino County

    12/03/2015 12:41:20 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 68 replies
    Front Page ^ | December 3, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    When the Redlands Tea Party Patriots objected to the resettling of Syrian Muslim migrants in their community, CAIR accused them of "paranoia and phobia is rooted in a combination of ignorance and bigotry." But "paranoia and phobia" are the modern condition that the free world has found itself living in. Islamic terrorism can strike anytime and anywhere from a Paris concert hall to a San Bernardino County facility where disabled children were being helped. It's ignorance to ignore that and bigotry to defend it. "What will be done to ensure the safety of our community? Our biggest concern is the...
  • Hercules Actor: Media 'More Upset' Over PP Shooting Than 60 Million Murders Since Roe V. Wade

    12/02/2015 10:52:23 AM PST · by xzins · 21 replies
    CNS ^ | December 2, 2015 | Michael W. Chapman
    Commenting on how some liberals claim Islam has nothing to do with radical Islamic terrorism, and how the leftist media report on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood office but totally ignore the nearly "60 million" babies killed by abortion since Roe v. Wade, actor and author Kevin Sorbo said "it is total insanity," and "we're dealing with insanity." Sorbo, who starred in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and in such films as Walking Tall, Soul Surfer, and God's Not Dead, made his remarks during a Dec. 1 interview with Steve Malzberg on NewsmaxTV. Druing the show, Malzberg...
  • Victims of Colorado Springs shooting attack identified ( Records are now SEALED)

    11/29/2015 7:34:55 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 148 replies ^ | 11-29-15 | AP
    <p>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado.</p> <p>A friend says of one of the three people who died in a shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic was an Iraq War veteran who had recently left the military.</p>
  • Police: 5 killed, 12 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

    11/22/2015 10:10:12 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | November 21, 2015
    Five people were killed and at least 12 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since late Friday afternoon, police said.
  • BREAKING NEWS: 'Heavy gunfire' breaks out in Paris suburb as police hunt for ninth jihadi

    11/17/2015 9:18:56 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | November 18, 2015 | Keiligh Blair
    Shooting broke out during anti-terrorist operation in a Paris suburb Reports of an exchange of gunfire during operation in Saint-Denis A special armed response unit of the French police carried out the raid Police officers have been harmed during the operation - extent of their injuries is not yet known...
  • One person shot at Clayton State University apartment building

    11/09/2015 9:12:17 PM PST · by Mozilla · 7 replies
    AJC ^ | 11/09/15 | Tyler Estep and David Markiewicz
    One person was seriously injured in a shooting Monday night at a Clayton State University student apartment building. The shooting at the Clayton Station Apartments happened shortly after 8 p.m. in the 3000 building of the Clayton Station Apartments, university spokeswoman Maritza E. Ferreira said in a statement. The victim is not a student, but is believed to be the relative of a student, Ferreira said. Police were still searching for the suspect Monday nigth, she added.
  • Will the Roberts court abolish capital punishment?

    10/31/2015 11:21:15 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/31/2015 | Lydia Wheeler
    The U.S. Supreme Court appears on track to revisit the constitutionality of the death penalty, with recent remarks from justices and world leaders sparking fresh optimism from opponents of capital punishment. The high court under Chief Justice John Roberts has in recent terms agreed to rule on cases related to how states handle death penalty prosecutions and conduct executions, but has yet to weigh in on whether the practice violates the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.  Some court watchers say that will soon change, pointing to signals suggesting an appetite among some of the justices to...
  • Oregon Community College Shootings - Another Important Aspect To Consider

    10/06/2015 5:14:41 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 8 replies
    Restore-DC-Catholicism ^ | 10/4/15 | Restore-DC-Catholicism
    First, let's all pray for the repose of those killed in the mass murder last week. It is no secret that this gunman Chris Mercer, targeted Christians. He queried his victims before he shot them; the Christians were shot in the head while non-Christians were shot in the legs. That aspect was curiously absent from Obama's remarks after the shooting. Had the victims been shot because they were anything but Christian, Obama would have denounced the hate-crime aspect of the murders. But it is not Obama's screed that I want to address at this time, loathsome as it was. As...
  • Oregon college shooting is all the more reason to carry guns, say local residents

    10/03/2015 2:21:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | October 2, 2015 | Rory Carroll in Roseburg, Oregon
    A sign in the Roseburg Gun Shop. Interviews with almost a dozen residents of the rural Oregon community on Friday yielded unanimity on their biggest threats: gun control and Barack Obama.The deadliest mass killing in the state’s history had taken place a few miles away and to the staff and customers of the Roseburg Gun Shop it was clear they faced a grave threat – from Barack Obama. Authorities had just discovered a cache of 13 weapons possessed by the shooter, Chris Harper Mercer, but the man they feared was thousands of miles away in the White House, plotting, as...
  • The awful truth about Obama's hometown that he and the media ignore in gun discussion

    10/03/2015 8:43:32 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 21 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 10-3-15 | Thomas Lifson
    Why has no one asked President Obama what “common sense” gun control measures in addition to those already at work in Chicago he would like to see? Why has no one asked him about the disparity in his concern over a handful of white victims in Orgeon versus his complete ignoring of hundreds of black murder victims in his hometown? Chicago, the town Obama adopted as his own and where his mansion still sits, puts the lie to the vague gun control nostrums he is selling. A highly amusing site called (“Illustrating Chicago Values”) graphically illustrates the ongoing carnage...
  • Jeb Bush Says 'Stuff Happens' In Response to Gun Violence

    10/02/2015 5:56:09 PM PDT · by huldah1776 · 65 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Oct 2, 2015 | Candace Smith
    Presidential candidate Jeb Bush made an eyebrow-raising comment in the wake of the Oregon school massacre -- saying "stuff happens" in response to a discussion about gun violence. Bush called the shooting in Oregon "heartbreaking," and said he also had challenges that he faced during his tenure as governor of Florida. "Look stuff happens, there's always a crisis and the impulse is always to do something and it's not always the right thing to do," Bush said at the Conservative Leadership Project in Greenville, South Carolina, referring to taking away rights.

    10/02/2015 4:57:17 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 72 replies
    Common Sense | 02 October 2015 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    <p>It is time to allow concealed carry by permit holders EVERYWHERE right NOW. If Obama REALLY wanted to help the nation against mass shootings he would immediately implement a proposal to pass into FEDERAL law the right for those lawfully getting permits to be able to carry ANYWHERE and be held completely responsible for their actions should they be involved in an incident. However, Obama has a different agenda. He wants to disarm the U.S. public, with an exception for Muslims of course, so he can de facto take over the country and cram is filthy philosophies down our throats.</p>
  • Shootings, Murders Spike In Chicago In September

    10/01/2015 6:08:50 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    CBS (Chicago) ^ | October 1, 2015
    CHICAGO (CBS) — While overall crime is down since last year, Chicago saw a big increase in fatal shootings last month, which was the deadliest September in more than a decade. Compared to the first nine months of last year, murders were up 21 percent through the end of September. Shooting incidents were up 19 percent, and the number of shooting victims was up 14 percent. Overall crime – including robberies, burglaries, and thefts – was down 7 percent.
  • Obama outraged about guns, but not the murder of living fetuses for sale of their body parts

    10/01/2015 3:32:01 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 46 replies ^ | October 1, 2015 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    President Obama is on fire about the evil of guns! Starting to look more and more like today's shooting was a precursor to a speech. Has he congratulated Congress for funding the abortion baby hacker for body parts clinic?
  • Mother, Grandmother Of 11-Month-Old Boy Wiped Out In Chicago Shootings, Heroic Officer Saves Boy

    09/29/2015 6:27:58 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | September 29, 2015 | Mohit Priyadarshi
    An 11-month-old Chicago boy witnessed tragedy late on Monday evening as he saw an unidentified shooter wipe out two generations of his family on his front porch. His pregnant mother and grandmother were those killed in an alleged case of random shootings that rocked the Back of the Yards neighborhood in South Chicago, according to latest reports emerging in the media. The shootings spurred an emergency medical services response to the 5300 block of South Aberdeen Street after multiple people were reportedly shot, according to Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Frank Velez.
  • 8 Killed, 45 Wounded In Weekend Shootings (Chicago)

    09/22/2015 5:42:31 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | September 21, 2015
    CHICAGO (STMW) — Eight people were killed — including a 14-year-old boy — and at least 45 others were wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago.
  • Arizona Freeway Shootings: 2 People Questioned, Police Say

    09/11/2015 11:09:04 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 18 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 11 | ENJOLI FRANCIS
    Authorities in Arizona said today that they have detained two people of interest for questioning in connection with a spate of shootings that has targeted the heavily-traveled Interstate 10 freeway that runs through Phoenix, leaving commuters terrified for weeks. According to ABC News affiliate, officers with the state's Department of Public Safety surrounded a Tahoe in a parking lot and then took two individuals into custody.