Tag Archives: Gun violence

Joshua Brown who who gave emotional testimony in the Amber Guyger trial was fatally shot in Dallas

A man who was a key witness in the murder trial of former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was fatally shot Friday in the parking lot of his apartment complex, according to attorney Lee Merritt. Joshua Brown was a neighbor … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | The Massacre in Dayton😢😢

I went to sleep Saturday night with El Paso on my heart, only to wake up to the news about Dayton. As with those in El Paso, the victims in Dayton were targeted. No accident -the target place of choice. … Continue reading

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29 year old James Shaw Jr tackled Waffle House Shooter

A 29-year-old man credited with saving numerous lives Sunday morning after he disarmed a man who opened fire on an Antioch Waffle House said he was just trying to stay alive. James Shaw Jr., 29, said after feeling cornered he … Continue reading

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#ParklandSchoolShooting | When the children rise up…..

The Soweto Uprising led by children changed the course of history for South Africa against apartheid. So will #NeverAgainMSD movement led by children will change the course of history for #GunControl in America. Cameron Kasky confronting Marco Rubio about accepting … Continue reading

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SutherlandSprings Shooter: 26 year old Devin Patrick Kelley

Devin Patrick Kelley has been identified as the gunman who killed at least 24 people at a church in Texas, a U.S. official tells The Daily Beast. A week before he committed the worst massacre at a place of worship … Continue reading

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President Obama Remarks on Reducing Gun Violence

All photos by AP photographers

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Oregon Sheriff Opposed White House on Gun Control

Well, what does the Oregon Sheriff have to say for himself? He just had to fight the black Potus on gun control. Mother Jones: As the sheriff in Douglas County, Oregon, John Hanlin was front and center following Thursday’s shooting … Continue reading

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Craig Riggins: I visited one of the most infamous apartment complexes in America today – Canfield Green.

I visited one of the most infamous apartment complexes in America today – Canfield Green. This is where Mike Brown, Jr. was shot and killed on August 9, 2014. I met this brother named Mel (pictured) at the memorial for … Continue reading

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George Zimmerman shot in face in Lake Mary

George Zimmerman was involved in a shooting incident in Lake Mary on Monday afternoon, according to Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell. The shooting involved two men and happened on Lake Mary Boulevard about 12:45 p.m., police said. Officers at … Continue reading

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In 2009: DHS warned white supremacy is the biggest threat for domestic terror

In 2009 Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano warned white supremacy is the biggest threat for domestic terrorism. Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment CBS News: The “Key Findings” section of the report opens with … Continue reading

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