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Firefighter Cradles 4-Month-Old Girl After Car Accident

A Tennessee firefighter who responded to a car accident on Saturday involving a pregnant woman and her three children went above and beyond his call of duty to comfort a four-month-old girl at the scene.

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Obama Signs NRA-Backed Bill Expanding Military-to-Civilian Gun Sales

On November 25, President Obama signed the NRA-backed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) containing provisions to protect lead ammo, expand military-to-civilian gun sales, and give local commanders the ability to allow base personnel to be armed.

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Mississippi ISIS Recruit Praised Chattanooga Terrorist ‘Brother’

The latest would-be ISIS recruits are a couple from Mississippi, 19-year-old Jaelyn Delshaun Young and 21-year-old Muhammad Oda Daklalla. According to an unsealed criminal complaint reported by ABC News, “The FBI says the couple planned for months to travel to Turkey in order to slip into Syria and join ISIS.”

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Obama Refuses to Diagnose an Ailing Islam

In the aftermath of the July 16th Chattanooga murders claiming the lives of five U.S. servicemen and the FBI’s findings concerning the killer’s motivation, we desperately need a correct diagnosis to be made as to cause. Unfortunately, both the media and our government refuse to give it.

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Muslims Banned from New York Gun Store

On July 30, John Swartz, owner of JJ’s Sporting Goods in Saint Johnsville, New York, announced his store would no longer sell guns to Muslims, based on the difficulty of discerning who is radical and who is non-radical.

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CAIR Suing Gun Shop Owner For Banning Muslims In Wake Of Chattanooga

Florida’s chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is suing Florida Gun Supply owner Andrew Hallinan for banning Muslims from his business in the wake of Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez’s alleged July 16 attack on two separate military centers in Chattanooga.


In Lieu of Guns, Recruiting Office Stacks Sandbags for Self-Defense

On July 24, personnel from the Manchester, Tennessee, police department and other city employees delivered “approx 300” sandbags to the city’s Army recruitment center that were used to line the bottom third of their front windows to stop potential incoming rounds.


Sheriff Arpaio to Send Posse to Guard Army Reserve Center

Sheriff Arpaio did this last week after an Army Terrorism Liason Officer reported “a noticeable increase in surveillance and the photographing of an [Army Reserve] facility.” Sheriff Arpaio was asked to send marked vehicles and posse volunteers to aid in protection until the “threat level of our soldiers declines.”

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Obama: Guns a Greater Threat Than Terrorism

When Obama spoke to BBC last week he stressed his frustration over not being able to secure more gun control and suggested that the guns outweigh terrorism as a threat to Americans’ safety.


Family Claims Abdulazeez Not Radical, Religious, or a Terrorist

The family of Chattanooga gunman Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez and their legal representation are pushing hard on the idea that he was not radical, a terrorist, or even particularly religious. The narrative they are pushing is that his deadly rampage was born of drug abuse and depression.

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Peyton Manning Establishes Chattanooga Heroes Fund

The University of Tennessee reports that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has established a Chattanooga Heroes Fund to “support the families of those who lost their lives as well as those who were wounded in the tragic shootings on July 16.”