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Bought and paid for: Trayvon Martin’s parents lie about the circumstances of his death in Change.org petition attacking “Stand Your Ground” laws

A reader forwarded along this email he got from Change.Org: Last year, our son Trayvon Martin was stalked, chased down and killed by George Zimmerman, and Zimmerman received no punishment whatsoever. That’s in large part because Florida is one of at least 21 states with some form of ‘Stand Your Ground’ law which enables people […]

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PA shooter kills three, wounds two before being taken down

This is Rockne Newell. He’s a 59-year-old bum, and while he’s unable to clean his property either fiscally or physically, he has enough money for multiple firearms and ammunition, and plenty of strength to go on a murderous rampage. A man feuding with officials in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains over conditions at his ramshackle, trash-filled property […]

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If you had a son, would he look like Shaaliver Douse, Mr. President?

Shaaliver Douse was a predator and died as one, bleeding out from a well-earned bullet to the jaw that ripped open his jugular. Douse was shot by a cop as Douse was attempting to murder a man for the second time this year. This is the gun that he used in his second—and final—attempted murder. […]

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Legal gun sales go up, and illegal activity goes down.

I’m sure that the one thing has nothing to do with the other: Amid calls nationwide for stricter gun control laws, Virginia is experiencing a unique trend: the state’s gun-related crime is declining but firearms sales are increasing. Firearms sales rose 16 percent to a record 490,119 guns purchased from licensed gun dealers in 2012, according […]

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“That’s not a plan.” Arkansas school district trains armed faculty and staff to confront active shooters, refuses the “hide and die” mantra of those cowardly districts that won’t protect students

“The plan we’ve been given in the past is ‘Well, lock your doors, turn off your lights and hope for the best,’” Superintendent David Hopkins said. But as deadly incidents continued to happen in schools, he explained, the district decided, “That’s not a plan.” … Home to an annual peach festival, the town isn’t known […]

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