Munich: Background Checks, Gun Bans, Licensing Requirements Fail Again

When David Ali Sonboly shot and killed nine people in Munich on Friday, he proved again the impotency of background checks, gun bans, and a whole list of other “stringent” and “restrictive” gun controls, none of which kept him from getting his hands on the pistol he used to slaughter innocents.

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Israel Eying Law to Remove Social Media Content Inciting Terrorism

Israel’s Justice Ministry is drafting legislation that would enable it to order Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social media to remove online postings it deems to be inciting terrorism. “We are working on draft legislation, similar to what is being done in other countries; one law that would allow for a judicial injunction to order the removal of certain content, such as websites that incite to terrorism,” Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said.

Facebook and Twitter have been blocked since late Saturday and are to remain inaccessible to millions of Algerians until after the last test

French Journalist Infiltrates Jihadist Cell For Six Months

A French journalist infiltrated a cell of would-be jihadists, filming them with a hidden camera as they plotted an attack in the name of the Islamic State group, before they were arrested, he told AFP. The journalist, a Muslim using

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France to Mark Anniversary of Attacks on Defiant Charlie Hebdo

France will on Thursday hold official ceremonies marking a year since a jihadist attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, with the French satirical magazine defiantly reasserting its provocative spirit. President Francois Hollande will address a gathering of anti-terror security

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Geller: Charlie Hebdo’s PTSD

In the wake of the jihad slaughter of cartoonists at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo last January, the remaining employees of the magazine have said a number of outrageous, grotesque, and weak-willed statements. This is, of course, forgivable in light of the horrible jihad slaughter of their editorial staff because of a couple of sophomoric and inane cartoons of the humorless Muhammad.

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