Gun Safety

'This Is a Revolution!' aka Right-Wing Loon Murder-Suicide

'This Is a Revolution!' aka Right-Wing Loon Murder-Suicide
Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact, authorities said. One of the shooters yelled, "This is a revolution!" but a motive remains under investigation, Las Vegas police spokesman Larry Hadfield said.
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Michelle Rindels and Martin Griffith
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Why the Gun Safety Laws Made in Colorado Stayed in Colorado

Why the Gun Safety Laws Made in Colorado Stayed in Colorado
Almost unnoticed, something remarkable happened in Colorado over the last month: The common sense gun safety regulations passed in the wake of the Aurora and Newtown massacres survived despite attempts to overturn them. Once again, Colorado’s legislature has achieved what Congress could not. The gun safety laws made in Colorado have stayed in Colorado.
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GOP Group in OR to Raffle Off AR-15 Rifle for MLK Day

GOP Group in OR to Raffle Off AR-15 Rifle for MLK Day
The Multnomah County Republican Party is pumped that Martin Luther King Day and Abraham Lincoln's birthday are both on the way. To kick off the celebrations they are raffling off an AR-15 assault rifle.
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14-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead After Stepfather Allegedly Mistakes Her for a Burglar

14-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead After Stepfather Allegedly Mistakes Her for a Burglar
29-year-old Daniel Meade, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, shot his 14-year-old step-daughter, Kiana O'Neil, about 6 a.m. as she was crawling though a window in their home. Meade thought the girl was a burglar.
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Best and Worst of 2013: Gun Control

Best and Worst of 2013: Gun Control
The national conversation about guns was very loud to start 2013 after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but little was done on a federal level to prevent another massacre from happening. Some progress, however, was made on the state level.
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40 Percent of Gunshot Injuries in FL Hospitals Are Due to Unintentional Shootings

40 Percent of Gunshot Injuries in FL Hospitals Are Due to Unintentional Shootings
Data collected by the Florida Department of Health has found that four out of every ten people who are rushed to a Florida hospital with a nonfatal gunshot injury were unintentionally shot. In Orange County, Florida that number jumps to more than half of the people treated for nonfatal gunshot injuries.In addition to leaving injuries which can be permanent, these gunshot wounds cost more than $57 million. The average unintentional gunshot patient admitted
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CA Gov Brown Signs Nearly 90 Percent of Bills, Vetoes Gun Safety Measures

CA Gov Brown Signs Nearly 90 Percent of Bills, Vetoes Gun Safety Measures
While the odds have been better for Democratic legislation under Gov. Brown than the previous administration, some Democratic legislators have been a little frustrated with Gov. Brown's vetoes of major legislation. With that being said, the two year session that ended last year ended up with the Governor vetoing about 13 percent of the 1,866 bills that reached his desk.
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Gun Instructor Accidentally Shoots Student. Again.

Gun Instructor Accidentally Shoots Student. Again.
Instructor Terry J. Dunlap Sr. accidentally shot a student at a gun class. Turns out, it's not the first time he's shot someone while teaching in a gun safety class.
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What Gun Safety Gets You: John Morse to Become First-Ever Sitting CO Legislator to Face Recall

What Gun Safety Gets You: John Morse to Become First-Ever Sitting CO Legislator to Face Recall
Behind a powerful push of undisclosed money, the recall of Colorado State Senator John Morse appears to be successful. Of course, that should be expected after the former police chief tried to make his constituency safer with more stringent gun laws.
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Steve Cooper
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LaPierre Says NRA Members: 'Exemplify Everything That's Good and Right About America'

LaPierre Says NRA Members: 'Exemplify Everything That's Good and Right About America'
Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the message from the National Rifle Association is clear: The fight has just begun.
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