FTA: 'If we as a country, and indeed we as a global community, are going to seriously address the question of gun control, we need to address the issue of fabricated weapons and weapon plans, or else the discussion will be moot. This is because the proliferation of 3D printed weaponry changes both the definition of “gun” and of what it means to “control” it.'Read more »
The average number of people killed in mass shootings when stopped by police is 14.29
The average number of people killed in a mass shooting when stopped by a civilian is 2.33Read more »
A tiny Texas school district may be the first in the nation to pass a law specifically allowing teachers and staff to pack heat when classes begin later this month.Read more »
What if 1 of the teachers had a gun?
Sandy Hook massacre begs question of how to protect children at school
Does making schools “gun-free zones” really protect children, or make them easy targets?
The recent mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., has left many wondering how best to keep children safe from mad gunmen who ignore the “gun-free zone” laws – and indeed any gun-control laws – to open fire on our nation’s most innocent.Read more »
Democrats vow to push for gun control measures in U.S. Congress
(Reuters) - Several Democratic lawmakers called for a new push for U.S. gun restrictions on Sunday, including a ban on military-style assault weapons, in the wake of the Connecticut massacre in which 20 children and six adults were gunned down in a school.Read more »
TSA detained a 12-year-old wheelchair-bound girl for nearly an hour at the DFW International Airport after they found explosive residue on her hands. TSA left the mortified girl in tears, but refused to let her mother get close enough to comfort her.Read more »
A gunman opened fire Friday inside a Connecticut elementary school, and several people are dead, including multiple children and the shooter, Fox News confirms. A law enforcement official said the shooter is believed to be a father of one of the students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Authorities said the gunman, who was not identified, is dead. An official with knowledge of the situation told the Associated Press that the man apparently had two guns. Earlier reports of a second gunman are unconfirmed.Read more »
There's been a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We're told "close to 20" people are dead, including at least 10 children. Below are the latest updates as they come to us: [Updated at 12:48 p.m. ET] "Close to 20” people have been killed, including at least 10 children, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation says. [Updated at 12:47 p.m. ET] President Barack Obama has been informed of the school shooting in Connecticut and will receive regular updates throughout the day, the White House said on Friday.Read more »
Mere days after the first 3D-printed nonmetallic firearm shot its first rounds, Congressman Steve Israel (a would-be political superhero) is calling for a ban on the "wiki weapons" because their manufacture is untraceable and they cannot be detected via normal screening. It'll be fun to watch Congress try to stuff this genie back into its bottle.Read more »
In response to the recent tragedy of the NFL star shooting his girlfriend and then himself, Morgan quickly stands upon his internet soapbox to the tell world that the 2nd Amendment is “for muskets”. Yet, before the smoke of his apparently incendiary comment clears, his logic is taken to task behind the shed and blown away.Read more »
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