Mass Shootings

Want To Know Why The US Is Doing Nothing About Gun Violence? Follow The Money (Video)

Want To Know Why The US Is Doing Nothing About Gun Violence? Follow The Money (Video)

The United States of America made history again last weekend. With two more months left in the year, we experienced our 308 mass shooting. On Sunday, a gunman walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland, Texas and opened fire, killing 26 parishioners in the worst mass shooting in Texas’ history. If you get the feeling […]

NRA Lobbyist Tries To Peddle Alternative Facts On Fox–And Fails (VIDEO/TWEET)

NRA Lobbyist Tries To Peddle Alternative Facts On Fox–And Fails (VIDEO/TWEET)

Whenever a mass shooting happens, there are a lot of things that are as certain as death and taxes are in normal times. Sadly, one of those things is the National Rifle Association going on the defensive–and trying to insist with a straight face that we don’t need to close the loopholes in our gun […]

WATCH: Sarah Huckabee Sanders ‘Cries’ On Live TV

WATCH: Sarah Huckabee Sanders ‘Cries’ On Live TV

We are having a “disagreement” in my house. Crocodile tears or no? My house-guest and longtime BFF Kyle Neven called me to the family room where he’s working to watch White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders “crying” on live TV during this morning’s press conference following Sunday’s Las Vegas shooting. Watch: WATCH: WH Press Sec. […]

Florida Republicans Fought To Allow Guns In Airports Days Before Shooting (VIDEO)

Florida Republicans Fought To Allow Guns In Airports Days Before Shooting (VIDEO)

Gun violence has tragically become just a fact of everyday life in America. In the first week of the new year, there have already been seven mass shootings across the U.S. Yet conservatives who have the gall to call themselves ‘pro-life’ continue to rally against any sort of sensible gun law reform. The most recent mass […]

Inventor Of ‘America’s Rifle’ Never Intended It For Civilians (WITH VIDEO)

Inventor Of ‘America’s Rifle’ Never Intended It For Civilians (WITH VIDEO)

Most of the mass shootings in recent years have a common thread–the gunman used a version of the AR-15 assault rifle. Omar Mateen, for instance, used an AR-15 copy manufactured by Sig Sauer. Now, the family of the gun’s inventor has made a shocking declaration–he never intended for it to fall into the hands of […]

The NRA’s ‘Good Guy With A Gun’ Myth Puts Us All In Danger And Here’s Why (VIDEO)

The NRA’s ‘Good Guy With A Gun’ Myth Puts Us All In Danger And Here’s Why (VIDEO)

As the Orlando mass-shooting has raised the issue of gun control with America’s gun-loving culture once again, The Nation interviewed real experts who have demolished the myth that if only more “good guys” carried guns, we’d all be safer. On Monday, Donald Trump complained on CNN that if only there had been guns in the […]

50 Confirmed Dead And 53 Wounded – Worst Mass Shooting In US History

50 Confirmed Dead And 53 Wounded – Worst Mass Shooting In US History

Fifty people were shot and killed inside Pulse, a gay nightclub located in Orlando, Florida, according to CNN, and at least another 53 people were injured. It is officially the deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United States. Orlando Police Chief John Mina has noted that the attack was “organized and well prepared.” Orlando […]

San Bernardino Police Officer: ‘I’ll Take A Bullet Before You Do’ (VIDEO)

San Bernardino Police Officer: ‘I’ll Take A Bullet Before You Do’ (VIDEO)

The San Bernardino, Calif. police officer who stated these 7 simple words, “I’ll take a bullet before you do,” is being hailed as a hero from Wednesday’s mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center (IRC). The IRC’s customer service coordinator, Gaby Flores, had the courage to take a close to 3-minute video of the police evacuating her and […]

Jeb Bush Blows Off Oregon Massacre With ‘Stuff Happens’

Jeb Bush Blows Off Oregon Massacre With ‘Stuff Happens’

If Jeb Bush was hoping to rescue his increasingly flagging presidential chances, he flubbed badly at a campaign event in Greenville, South Carolina. Less than 24 hours after the massacre of nine students at an Oregon community college, Jeb said he didn’t think legislation is an appropriate response to tragedies like this. Why? As he […]

Community College In Oregon Shooting — Obama: ‘My Response Ends Up Being Routine’

Community College In Oregon Shooting — Obama: ‘My Response Ends Up Being Routine’

A community college in Oregon remains in shock after a lone gunman kills 10 and wounds seven others. In a scene that is becoming routine in America, a mass shooting leaves a small Oregon community devastated. Once again a lone gunman grabs a gun and shoots and kills innocent people. Mass shootings are an epidemic in America, […]

Mass Shooting Insurance: Why Lafayette Signals The Deep Changes That Are Coming

Mass Shooting Insurance: Why Lafayette Signals The Deep Changes That Are Coming

Sadly, there has been another mass shooting, this time?in Lafayette, Louisiana. Multiple lives have been lost, and multiple people have been injured. I haven’t even gotten the images from last week’s mass shooting out of my mind. Or the month before that. Like the increasing storms from global warming, the increasing intolerance in America is […]

If I Could Tell My Younger Self About Charleston Before It Happened

If I Could Tell My Younger Self About Charleston Before It Happened

In 1999, I heard about a school shooting in Colorado. Over a dozen had been killed, almost two dozen others were wounded, and the shooters, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, killed themselves following the carnage they incited. The coverage transmitted before my eyes for days. I was unsure about what to think or how to […]

One Nation Under The Gun, Divisible, With Mourning And Pain For All

One Nation Under The Gun, Divisible, With Mourning And Pain For All

Before I went to bed last night, the news broke: Someone had opened fire at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, and several people had been shot. I shook my head, turned off the TV, and went to bed. How sad it is that in this nation we have become so overwhelmed with news of […]

Aurora Shooting Victims Weren’t Assaulted Because They Were In ‘Gun-Free Zone’

Aurora Shooting Victims Weren’t Assaulted Because They Were In ‘Gun-Free Zone’

It’s almost an article of faith among gun-control opponents that James Holmes went on his rampage in an Aurora theater because it was the only one close to his apartment that didn’t allow patrons to carry guns on the premises. Indeed, gun control opponents have almost reflexively shared an article by Fox News’ John Lott […]