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During Ebola Scare, Ted Cruz Rejects Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee For Being ‘Anti-Gun’

For several years now, it’s become abundantly clear that the Republican Party is being, shall we say, puppeteered by the National Rifle Association. The heat of a thousand suns has been hurled at the GOP’s relationship to the Koch Brothers, but the NRA seems to wield greater influence over the party, managing to convince Republican [...]

A newly-created database lists 34,500 New Yorkers too mentally unstable to have guns The database, established in the aftermath of the mass shooting in 2012 at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and maintained by the state Division of Criminal Justice Services, is the result of the Safe Act. It is an expansive [...]

Investigators believe a woman saw Eric Frein, the suspected anti-government sniper, sought by authorities on suspicion of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another in a September ambush. The woman said she spotted a man openly carrying a long rifle with a scope, dressed in black on Friday night near some woods not far [...]

Larry Pratt of Gun Owners of America wants to give an award to Jan Morgan, who bans Muslims from her gun range. In an interview with Arizona-based radio host Josh Bernstein this week, Gun Owners of America director Larry Pratt praised Morgan, saying that she was “on very sound ground” with her Muslim ban. “I [...]

First, Iowa cops blew out her tires; then, they held her at gunpoint for speeding to the hospital to give birth. Ben Kohnen told WHO-TV that when his wife, Rachel, went into labor with her fourth child on Tuesday, something was different. “She says, this is not like the others, this is happening right now,” [...]

As a third-grader as speaking in Newark, NJ at an anti-violence rally, he was interrupted by gunshots. “Violence came as I was talking,” Nyeeam Hudson said. During Nyeeam’s plea for peace, a young man was shot and killed outside. Nyeeam kept talking, but minutes later he was stopped by the roar of sirens. “I didn’t know what [...]

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer (pictured) has filed charges against a woman whose 17-year-old son brought a semiautomatic handgun to school. Feuer said the action is “unique in the history of the city” and a first step toward holding parents accountable for poor supervision of firearms in the home. The woman, Leah Wilcken, was charged [...]

Cincinnati Police are searching for a suspect who robbed the Fifth Third Bank inside a Kroger store. The suspect wore a skeleton mask, carried an umbrella and brandished a semi-automatic handgun at the teller, demanding cash. The robbery took place around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the branch location at 2310 Ferguson Road, according to [...]

On October 8, an off-duty police officer shot 18-year-old Vonderrick Myers, sparking off a wave of violent protests in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis when initial witness reports claimed Myers was unarmed. In an area still fraught with tension over the unresolved case of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, citizens were already on [...]

Brad Pitt thinks it’s so nice to have a gun around the house. “There’s a rite of passage where I grew up of inheriting your ancestors’ weapons,” Pitt told The Independent. “My brother got my dad’s. I got my grandfather’s shotgun when I was in kindergarten.” He went on to tell the magazine that he [...]

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