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Shooting at Tennessee National Guard armory wounds 10

01/29/2017

A party held at a National Guard armory in Brownsville, Tennessee, on Friday erupted in violence after gunshots rang out and 10 people were left wounded. According to authorities, a high school party was being hosted at the armory Friday evening when a fight broke out shortly before midnight. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Susan […]

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Florida teens’ school shooting plot thwarted by fellow students

01/29/2017

A pair of Florida teens plotting to carry out a Columbine style mass shooting at Village Charter Middle School were thwarted after a school resource officer was alerted to the plan by other students. The boys, 13 and 14-years-old, were arrested Thursday after a school resource officer was alerted to rumors circulating among students about […]

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Georgia lawmaker shot while carrying thousands in storm relief funds

01/29/2017

Georgia Rep. Gerald Greene, D-Cuthbert, listens to cost-cutting suggestions during a meeting in Atlanta in 2003. Greene was shot on Thursday behind an adult entertainment store in Columbus, Ga. (Photo: AP/Erik S. Lesser) Georgia lawmaker Gerald Greene, R-Cuthbert, is recovering from a gunshot wound he suffered during an armed robbery attempt in Columbus, Georgia, on Thursday. Greene, […]

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NRATV host says ‘ShotSpotter’ not enough to slow Chicago violence

01/27/2017

[embedded content] NRATV host Grant Stinchfield said Friday that the Chicago Police Department’s expansion of new technology would not be enough to solve Chicago’s violence problem, calling for more aggressive police action and prosecution of gun criminals. Stinchfield said tools such as “ShotSpotter,” which alerts police of gun fire in the few high-crime neighborhoods where the […]

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Concealed carry reciprocity bill comes under fire in South Carolina

01/27/2017

Sparks flew Thursday over South Carolina concealed carry reciprocity bill. (Photo: Facebook) A Democratic lawmaker took shots at a bill this week that would make it legal for out-of-staters with concealed carry permits to carry concealed weapons in South Carolina. At a South Carolina Judiciary subcommittee hearing Thursday, Rep. James Smith criticized House Bill 3240, arguing the bill would ultimately make […]

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Gun maker doubles down on offer to arm Trump’s border guards (VIDEO)

01/27/2017

[embedded content] Frank DeSomma, president and CEO of Patriot Ordnance Factory, a rifle manufacturer based in Phoenix, Arizona, recently doubled down on a controversial offer he made at the NRA Annual Meetings in May 2016 to then-presidential nominee Donald Trump. DeSomma offered one free rifle for every guard tower along the wall that Trump proposed […]

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Gun rights activists cause stir at University of Cincinnati

01/27/2017

Gun activists openly carried this week at the University of Cincinnati. (Photo: UC) Gun activists caused a stir this week at the University of Cincinnati by openly carrying firearms on the campus, wracking students’ nerves and inciting curiosity. Jeff Smith, 58, was the main activist drawing attention throughout the week. Openly carrying three handguns, he […]

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3 members of ‘Thug Relations’ gang sentenced to life in prison

01/27/2017

From left: Eric Pridgen, Herbert Pridgen and Maurice McLain (Photo: WAVY) Three men were sentenced to life in prison Thursday for numerous gang-related convictions, including multiple murders in Virginia. The men, two of whom are brothers, were convicted by a federal jury on charges related to organized criminal activity, including four racketeering murders, Hobbs Act robbery […]

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Montana AG strikes Missoula’s expanded background check ordinance

01/27/2017

The opinion by Montana’s Attorney General came more than a year after he said Missoula’s local law “likely violates our constitutional right to keep and bear arms.” (Photo: KTVQ.com) Montana Attorney General Tim Fox issued an opinion on Thursday that the city’s controversial universal background check requirement on gun transfers is prohibited by state law. […]

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U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian vessels

01/10/2017

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer fired three warning shots at four Iranian fast-attack vessels near the Strait of Hormuz after they closed in at high speed and disregarded repeated requests to slow down, U.S. officials said on Monday. The incident, which occurred on Sunday and was first reported by Reuters, […]