Tag: gun violence

Armed Citizen Kills Alleged Shooter at Oklahoma City Restaurant

Police: Armed Citizen Kills Gunman at Oklahoma City Restaurant

An armed citizen shot and killed a gunman after he allegedly opened fire in an Oklahoma City restaurant Thursday night. CNN reports that the shooter entered Louie’s Grill & Bar and began shooting. He then walked out of the restaurant and was shot dead by an armed citizen.

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Lefty Twitter Mocks Prayer after 26 Killed in Texas Church

Texans faced the greatest mass murder in the state’s history on Sunday as an atheist gunman killed 26 people in a church. Liberal social media users wasted little time to mock prayer, Christians, and Republicans in response.

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Dem Rep Lewis: Gun Violence ‘Daily Epidemic’

In this week’s Democratic address, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) decried gun violence, calling it a “daily epidemic.” Transcript as follows: Hello. I’m Congressman John Lewis, and I represent the 5th District of Georgia. On Monday, our nation woke up to

Gun shop owner Jeff Binkley displays a Glock 9mm pistol at Sarge's Sidearms on September 29, 2016 in Benson, Arizona.

NOLA Murder Rate Remains Steady Despite New Gun Control Laws

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Though new gun control measures were designed to curtail murder and gun violence in New Orleans, the murder rate has remained almost unchanged from last year, before the measures were put into place.

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6 Shot in New Orleans after City Expands Gun-Free Zones

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Six individuals were shot, leaving one dead in New Orleans, Louisiana outside of a convenience store after the City recently expanded “gun-free zones” to now include public parks and recreation facilities.

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Don Cheadle Tells Trump: ‘Die In a Grease Fire’

Actor Don Cheadle unloaded on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in a day-long Twitter tirade on Saturday, calling him a “POS” and suggesting that people of his “ilk” are responsible for conditions in violence-plagued cities like Chicago.

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell points towards Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., as he endorses her candidacy in Philadelphia, Penn., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Ed Rendell to Democrats: Time to Be ‘Single-Issue’ Gun Control Voters

“If we’re going to make progress, the message we have to take is that we’re going to be single-issue voters. I don’t care about e-mails or anything else, (but) we need to vote for Hillary Clinton because she is someone who is going to make progress on gun control,” Ed Rendell says.

Members of the Chicago Police Department put up tape and clear the scene of a fatal shooting in the 700 block of North Ridgeway Avenue Sunday, June 26, 2016, in the East Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago. A 55-year-old man who was shot later died at Mount Sinai Hospital and …

A Bloody Fourth Around Chicago with 37 Shot and 6 Dead in Gang Warfare

As the nation took to backyard BBQs and paused to celebrate the birth of our nation, the incessant gang warfare in and around the Chicago area continued without a hitch with 37 shootings and six deaths over the three-day weekend. The tragic toll included the death of a 39-year-father and his two young girls in a nearby Chicago suburb.