Four People Shot At Kansas City Gun Store Catering To Female Gun Owners

TPM LiveWire Four people were shot Friday at a gun store near Kansas City, Mo. that caters to female gun owners, The Kansas City Star reported. The incident occurred during an attempted robbery at She’s A Pistol, a store which also offers self-defense and gun safety classes, police told the Star. Three of the robbers… More Four People Shot At Kansas City Gun Store Catering To Female Gun Owners

9 signs America’s gun obsession is getting worse

Salon The recent news has been filled with anything but acceptable behavior by gun nuts. A Montana man sets a trap for burglars and  executes a teenage intruder. A Virginia man strapping on a holster shoots himself in the penis. So-called open-carry  activists keep walking into Texas malls and restaurant  chains with assault rifles. And federal airport screeners say 2014 will set a record for… More 9 signs America’s gun obsession is getting worse

Priest killed, another one injured in attack at Catholic church in Phoenix

CNN A shooting at a Catholic church in Phoenix left one priest dead and another one in critical condition, authorities said early Thursday. A 911 call came in about 9 p.m. Wednesday local time from the Mother of Mercy Mission Catholic Church, said Sgt. Steve Martos of the Phoenix Police Department. One of the victims… More Priest killed, another one injured in attack at Catholic church in Phoenix

Once Again, a Black Person Is Shot and Killed While Looking for Help

There’s no rationale for this sort of behavior… Gawker Less than two months after Charlotte police shot and killed an unarmed man who was trying to find help after having a car accident, a woman is dead in Michigan under similar circumstances, shot in the head while reportedly searching for assistance late Friday night. Renisha McBride, a… More Once Again, a Black Person Is Shot and Killed While Looking for Help

Guns in the home proving deadly for kids

USA Today While efforts at gun control are still being fought, children’s advocates are urging parents and communities to take their own steps to protect kids. He didn’t know the gun was loaded. The 14-year-old Massachusetts boy had recently found his mother’s handgun, which she kept hidden under her mattress for protection. “Promise me you’ll… More Guns in the home proving deadly for kids

Two-year-old gets shot and killed and, yawn, it’s just another day in America

More on the shooting of a two-year old child by her five-year old brother from Piperni… Mario Piperni America’s gun culture takes another life. Authorities in southern Kentucky say a 2-year-old girl has been accidentally shot and killed by her 5-year-old brother, who was playing with a .22-caliber rifle he received as a gift. …the boy received the… More Two-year-old gets shot and killed and, yawn, it’s just another day in America

5-Year-Old Boy Killed Sister With Gun Made For Kids

The sad part about this is that it won’t phase gun advocates one iota… Think Progress On Wednesday, a five-year-old Kentucky boy accidentally shot and killed his two-year-old sister with a gun he’d been given as a birthday present. The weapon, a small rifle, wasmanufactured specifically for children’s use. The boy’s weapon was a “My First Rifle” .22-caliber… More 5-Year-Old Boy Killed Sister With Gun Made For Kids

5 dead after shooting in Seattle’s Federal Way suburb, police say

Our elected lawmakers are scared to death of the NRA, so sadly, this sort of thing will be happening ad infinitum… MSNBC News Five people were killed in a shooting at an apartment complex near Seattle late on Sunday, including a suspect who was shot by officers, police said. Officers were called to a shooting in… More 5 dead after shooting in Seattle’s Federal Way suburb, police say