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34,500 In New York Deemed Too Unstable To Have Guns

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

One man was shot and wounded and a 73-year-old man was taken into custody. A suspect, identified as 73-year-old Leonard Sullivan, was subdued by security personnel and other employees and arrested by arriving officers on suspicion of attempted murder, police said. A booking photo of Sullivan, a resident of Las Vegas, appeared to show him [...]

The 12-year-old boy from Washington state used his father’s gun to kill his stepsister and himself. Officials in Benton County on Friday ruled the deaths of Ethan, 12, and Kaitlin Austin, 16, a murder-suicide. “There is no evidence of what the motivation was,” the family’s attorney Scott Johnson told the Tri-City Herald. “Without that you [...]

A Shooting In Ferguson

A man was wounded Wednesday in a Ferguson, MO shooting. Police said they were looking for a suspect in a maroon sedan. Heather De Main, who works at the nearby office of#HealSTL, said she heard four shots at about the time state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, arrived there, and at first feared they had [...]

The alleged shooter was picked up about three hours after a Fern Creek Traditional High School student was wounded Tuesday afternoon, according to Louisville police Sgt. Phil Russell. It’s unclear if the the alleged shooter and the injured student knew  each other. Russell said the suspect left the 1,400-student school immediately after firing the shot. “It [...]

California would be the first state where a relative could petition a judge to take guns away from relatives they think are dangerous. The bill was proposed by several Democrats and responds to a deadly rampage in May near the University of California, Santa Barbara. Supporters had said such a measure could have prevented the [...]

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