Tag : gun control
Tom Arnold Gun Violence title : Tom Arnold Wants 'Deadly Gun Religion’ and NRA Confronted After Nephew's Suicide
summary : Producer and actor Tom Arnold is still dealing with the tragedy of his 24-year-old nephew Spencer taking his own life this spring by shooting himself in the head, and Thursday he made an impassioned plea to enact new gun laws that might have prevented his nephew's death. "Some (people) equate guns to religion," he notes. "A gift to Americans directly from God himself. That sounds crazy to me. It should be on the gun test: If you truly believe your metal tool/explosive device is a gift from above, then you should be deemed insane and unfit to legally own a gun."
date : Aug 19, 2016 11:13 AM EDT
Texas Mom Christy Sheats title : Texas Mom Who Fatally Shot Daughters 'Loved God,' Says Neighbor
summary : A Texas mother shot and killed her two daughters at their Katy, Texas, home Friday evening before she was shot dead by a responding police officer, authorities say. The incident occurred on the 45th birthday of the girls' father, but the shooting occurred after a family argument. The couple had been separated but recently reconciled.
date : Jun 28, 2016 12:20 PM EDT
Gun Control title : Gun Control Measures Blocked by Senate Even After Orlando Shooting Massacre
summary : U.S. Senators on Monday rejected four partisan gun control measures offered within the week following the Orlando, Fla., shooting massacre at a gay nightclub. The rejected proposals included plans to keep guns out of the hands of people on terror watch lists.
date : Jun 20, 2016 08:02 PM EDT
Jamie Gilt title : Florida Mom Shot In Back By 4-Year-Old Son While She Was Driving
summary : While driving on State Road 20, a Florida mother was shot in her back by her 4-year-old son with a .45-caliber pistol he found on the floor of her pickup truck, police said Wednesday. The incident occurred in Putnam County, Fla. Officials have not been able to interview the victim due to her medical condition.
date : Mar 09, 2016 03:21 PM EST
San Bernardino, California title : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Niece Alveda King On 'God Isn't Fixing This': 'People Don't Have an Understanding of What Prayer is'
summary : If anyone knows about senseless violence in the face of trying to make the world a better place, it's the King family. Alveda King is the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was a Baptist minister that was gunned down in 1968. In a nutshell, his focus was on equal rights for all and unity within the body of Christ. When Alveda was asked by Fox News about her take on a tabloid mocking various US Congress members who publically stated that their thoughts and prayers were with the families of those impacted by the San Bernardino shooting, she said her first thought was that, "People don't have an understanding of what prayer is."
date : Dec 04, 2015 01:30 PM EST
Colorado Springs police chief Pete Carey title : Colorado Abortion Clinic Shooting May Become Platform for Funding Bill, Gun Bans
summary : The gunman's cry of, "no more body parts!" during the tragic abortion clinic shooting in Colorado Springs, Colorado has brought up multiple issues. Besides that controversial video that allegedly explained the harvesting of body parts and apparent sale for them, there is also the debate of whether or not most Americans want Planned Parenthood defunded, and what it will take for stricter gun ban laws.
date : Dec 02, 2015 08:04 PM EST
Colorado Shooter title : Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting Attack Elicits President Obama's Views of 'Prayers With Clean Conscience'
summary : U.S. President Barack Obama is promoting gun control and validated prayers in the aftermath of the mass shooting at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Friday.
date : Nov 28, 2015 03:40 PM EST
New Orleans Shooter title : Suspected Shooter of Hero Tulane Med Student Arrested; Watch The Cold-Blooded Incident Caught on Camera
summary : The shooter of a Tulane medical student was arrested on Monday night. The student was shot in the stomach after trying to help a seemingly kidnapped woman.The gunman has multiple charges including first degree attempted murder.
date : Nov 24, 2015 01:35 AM EST
Duck Dynasty's Jase Robertson title : Duck Dynasty’s Jase Robertson Doesn’t Believe Gun Free Zones Is The Answer To Mass Shootings
summary : It's almost an annual tradition: a mass shooting takes place on campus or in a public venue. Then politicians and various stakeholders dive into an emotionally-charged debate about gun control. Duck Dynasty star Jase Robertson's views are more or less predictable: he still doesn't believe in gun free zones - but feels more compassionate towards those who feels differently than he does, People reports.
date : Oct 13, 2015 11:51 PM EDT
President Obama title : President Obama Wants to Expand Gun Restrictions to Those On Social Security Disability
summary : In an effort to impose tighter restrictions on firearm purchases, the Obama administration is pushing to impose background checks on some types of Social Security recipients. The move is mostly aimed at people who lack the mental capacity to manage their own affairs.
date : Jul 22, 2015 03:14 PM EDT
Walmart title : Idaho Toddler Grabs Gun from Mother’s Purse in Wal-Mart, Fatally Shoots Her by Accident
summary : A two-year-old boy managed to find a gun in his mother’s purse at an Idaho Wal-Mart, accidentally shooting her in the head on Tuesday.
date : Dec 31, 2014 10:53 PM EST