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Alabama Granny Holds Car Thief Suspect At Gunpoint Until Cops Arrive

An Alabama grandmother packing a rifle held off a suspected car thief in her front yard until police arrived Monday. Marcia Black, a 75-year-old grandmother of four, said she grabbed her gun when she saw Cameron Powers, a car thief who had been on the run for several hours after crashing a stolen car, walk toward her front porch, according ...

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Eric Swalwell Talked About Gun Control In Front Of The NRA. Here’s How It Went

Democratic California Rep. Eric Swalwell, a 2020 hopeful, reiterated his gun control agenda in front of the National Rifle Association’s headquarters Monday, and the organization hit back by mocking the event’s turnout. Swalwell covered key points of his plan, which include an assault-style gun “buyback” program, where owners are forced to turn in their weapons, keep them in third-party gun ...

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OJ Simpson’s White Bronco Lead Police On A Chase 25 Years Ago Today

Americans watched O.J. Simpson take police on a 90-minute slow speed car chase down the 405 freeway in Los Angeles 25 years ago on June 17, 1994. Al Cowlings, Simpson’s best friend, drove the infamous white Ford Bronco while Simpson cowered in the back seat as the car was followed by several police cars and helicopters, and cheered by onlookers ...

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Officials Looking Into Tainted Booze As Possible Source For Tourism Deaths: Report

Authorities are investigating tainted liquor as a possible source for the series of U.S. tourist deaths, the New York Post is reported. They are looking into seven mysterious deaths that occurred at several Dominican Republic resorts over the past year that have similar circumstances, including the use by victims of the hotel mini-bar in many cases, according to the report. The ...

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Eighth US Tourist Mysteriously Dies In Dominican Republic

An eighth U.S. tourist has died in the Dominican Republic under mysterious circumstances. Leyla Cox, 53, of New Brighton, New York, was found dead in June in her hotel room reportedly of a heart attack, according to her son William Cox, 25, the Staten Island Advance reported. Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic https://t.co/tJN0VEmE3w pic.twitter.com/APwXE0rhDM ...

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Democrats Move To Make Gunmakers Liable For Gun Crimes

Democratic lawmakers  introduced legislation Tuesday to hold gun manufacturers liable for crimes committed with their products. The measure, introduced in both the House and Senate, seeks to repeal legislation passed in 2005 that enacted litigation protections for the gun industry, National Public Radio (NPR) reported. “Responsible actors in the gun industry don’t need this limitation on liability. And the irresponsible ...

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Fox News’s Father Morris Announces He Is Leaving The Priesthood

Father Jonathan Morris, a Catholic priest and 14-year religious commentator on the Fox News Network, said on-air Monday he is leaving the priesthood. Morris announced his decision during Martha McCallum‘s “The Story,” appearing for the first time in a suit and tie rather than his familiar clerical collar. “I believe I am doing what God is asking of me,” Morris ...

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More Teachers In Texas Can Pack Heat Now

More Texas teachers may be able to carry guns into their classroom, according to one of the bills Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Thursday. School districts would be able to determine how many “marshals,” or school employees trained to carry guns on campus, each school needs. They also provide for additional mental health counselors so students who pose ...

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Report: 20 West Point Cadets Involved In Crash

An armored personnel carrier crashed during a training exercise for the West Point Military Academy Thursday, killing at least one person, At least 20 cadets were reported to be inside the vehicle, said to be a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV), which was near the Camp Natural Bridge training site in Orange County, New York when it overturned on Route ...

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Trump: Unarmed Civilians Are ‘Sitting Ducks’

President Trump said Wednesday that unarmed civilians are ‘sitting ducks’ because they obey laws that prevent carrying guns for self-defense. “When somebody has a gun illegally and nobody else has a gun because the laws are that you can’t have a gun, those people are gone,” Trump told Piers Morgan during an interview on ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” that covered ...

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Politicians Are Calling For A Ban On Silencers. Here’s What You Need To Know

Law enforcement officials recovered a silencer from the scene of Friday’s deadly shooting in Virginia Beach. Several politicians have since called for outright bans on private possession of the devices. Here are key facts about suppressors/silencers. Politicians are calling for a ban on silencers after a disgruntled Virginia Beach, Virginia, city employee used one while gunning down 12 co-workers. It ...

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Virginia Gov Northam Recalls Lawmakers To Pass Gun Control After Shooting

Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday he is recalling Virginia lawmakers for a special summer session to reconsider gun control measures. He told reporters the legislation is necessary to prevent shootings like the May 31 Virginia Beach tragedy, where a disgruntled city worker gunned down 12 co-workers before police fatally shot him. “We have failed to act on gun violence,” ...

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Maryland Governor Fills Posts At Gun Permit Review Board Months After Lawmakers Moved To Dissolve It

Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan named several people to a concealed weapons permit appeals board, an entity he saved by veto after lawmakers voted to dissolve it. Hogan nominated five people to the state’s Handgun Permit Review Board (HPRB), an organization the Maryland legislature voted in January to abolish only to have Hogan veto the law May 24, after the ...

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Some Gun Retailers Banned From Using Salesforce Software: Report

Software giant Salesforce will no longer allow retailers who sell some types of firearms to use its software, the Washington Post reports. The policy, updated in April but not revealed until the Post story Thursday, bars retailers who sell certain types of guns and gun parts, including some semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines. Salesforce software helps companies manage sales process ...

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Ackerman McQueen Severs Ties To NRA After Bitter Feud

Ackerman McQueen, a longtime marketing partner of the National Rifle Association, terminated its relationship with the gun-rights behemoth Tuesday after months of public feuding and litigation. “Ackerman McQueen decided it is time to stand up for the truth, and formally provide a Notice to Terminate its almost four-decade long relationship with the National Rifle Association,” the agency said in a ...

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