Marc Jones

84 Flips | 4 Magazines | 16 Likes | @MarcJones18hn | Keep up with Marc Jones on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Marc Jones”

These are the tech gadgets you’ll want to have in an emergency

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i>

Portable

10 Myths About Guns

<i>This week, President Barack Obama announced executive actions related to guns. Here are 10 common myths about firearms.</i><p><b>Myth No. 1:</b> Firearm purchases …

Guns

Want Fewer Murders? Tax Guns and Ammo

A novel approach to curbing gun crimes in Seattle looks to sidestep legal battles with the NRA.<p>With a new national push to combat gun violence, the …

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick claims states where people carry guns have less crime

President Barack Obama may be considering executive action on gun sales in his final year in the White House, but Texas’ lieutenant governor says his …

Concealed Carry

2015 And The Myth Of The War On Cops

2015 saw several high-profile killings of officers around the county, leading police supporters and pundits the nation over to rail against a …

This Was One Of The Safest Years Ever For Police, So Let's Put That 'War On Cops' Thing To Rest

This is not what a "war" looks like.<p>The fatal shooting of two NYPD officers late last December capped a series of events that had put policing into the national spotlight and sparked heated debate about what happens when the public starts viewing law enforcement with a more skeptical eye.<p>Officers …

Law Enforcement

Cannabis Testing Companies Get Green Light From BofA Merrill Lynch

Bank of America analysts are skipping the typical marijuana stocks and instead they are focusing on the cannabis testing companies. The life sciences tools as they call them could be a $50-$100 million market by 2020.<p>The BofA estimate for this market is much smaller than other analyst estimates and …

Work Desks » Gadget Flow

New Discoveries<p>Subscribe Via

A Thai Man Faces Nearly 40 Years in Jail for Insulting the King's Dog

James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James Nachtwey for TIME<p>James …

Loophole That Makes Assault Rifles Legal in California Still Open

Jerry Brown may be ripping into gun laws in Arizona and Nevada in the wake of San Bernardino, but his state is not as good as it sounds.<p><i>Editor’s</i> …

Famous Preacher Slams Obama's Gun-Control Reaction to San Bernardino Terrorist Attack

Christian evangelist Franklin Graham, son of preacher Billy Graham, spoke out on his Facebook page following the tragic events in San Bernadino to …

9 Gun Arguments that Need to Be Disarmed (Part 2)

Part one of this blog series targeted two common utterly erroneous gun arguments, this post will cover three perceptions that are misguided.<p><b>3. "We Need Guns to Protect Us from the Government"</b><p>As the Founding Fathers and Revolutionary soldiers emerged victorious from a revolt against the world's most …

Americans Are Voting On Gun Control With Their Wallets - Bearing Arms - Concealed Carry, gun sales, San Bernardino

Once again, anti-gun Democrats are shrieking for more laws stripping American citizens of their basic human right to armed self-defense, and American …

Growing number of law enforcement officials urging licensed owners to carry guns

A Texas police chief who warns President Barack Obama in a social media video that trying to disarm Americans would "cause a revolution in this country" is the latest law enforcement official to urge citizens to arm themselves in the wake of mass shootings.<p>Randy Kennedy, longtime chief in the small …

'The New York Times' takes aim at gun industry

The 1.3 million circulation newspaper covered its front page with a strongly worded editorial calling for the US to restrict firearms. Appeal follows …

Guns

Gun TV, a channel that lets people order firearms from home, is launching in the US

As insomniacs and impulse shoppers around the world can attest, home television shopping networks can make people covet never-before-contemplated purchases. So it’s worth asking whether a new channel dedicated to showcasing firearms could tempt Americans to buy more guns.<p>Gun TV (GTV Live Shopping) …

Guns

Kissing Bug Disease: Latin America's Silent Killer Makes U.S. Headlines

<i>"El Almohadon De Pluma"</i> (The Feather Pillow), written in 1905, is a classic of Latin American literature. Uruguayan author Horacio Quiroga tells the tale of Alicia, a newlywed who begins mysteriously and rapidly losing weight. Soon she's bedridden with severe anemia. The doctors are perplexed. She …

Public Health

Denver policeman shot multiple times during traffic stop gun battle

DENVER (Reuters) - A Denver police officer was in critical but stable condition after he was shot multiple times during a traffic stop on Tuesday on the city’s northwest side that also left a suspect wounded and put area schools on lockdown, authorities said.<p>Denver Police Chief Robert White told …

Carjacking

ZERO: The Number of Federal Gun Control Measures that are Constitutional.

Marco Rubio’s claim that no recent mass shootings would have been prevented by gun laws

<i>“None of the major shootings that have occurred in this country over the last few months or years that have outraged us, would gun laws have prevented them.”</i><p><b>— Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), interview on CBS’s “This Morning,” Dec. 4, 2015</b><p>A colleague pointed out this statement by Marco Rubio as a …

Irish motorcycle racer eyes comeback despite losing arm in crash

If Irish motorcycle racer Stephen Thompson has his way, he’ll be back competing this summer, just over a year after losing his arm to injuries …

Texas police chief urges citizens to arm themselves | NOLA.com

DALLAS -- A Texas police chief who warns President Barack Obama in a social media video that trying to disarm Americans would "cause a revolution in …

Gun Rights Advocates Staged A Mock Mass Shooting Near A University Campus

Organizers described the event in Texas as "visual performance art," complete with actors playing the parts of victims, shooters, and armed civilians as they acted out a mass shooting.<p>Two gun rights groups staged a mock mass shooting near the University of Texas Austin campus on Saturday to protest …

Talking to Convicted Felons About Gun Control and Mass Shootings

These inmates have first-hand experience with gun activity—legal and otherwise—and most of them are skeptical the government can or will do anything to limit Americans' access to firearms.<p>After last week's horrific mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 and wounded 21, a …

A Message for My “Gun Control Now!” Friends.

To all of my friends who must have g<i>un control now!</i><p>Let me start by reinforcing this: <i>I’m one of you.</i><p>If you had to put me in one camp or another—“guns …

The Complete 2015 Guide To Buying A Motorcycle Helmet

Buying a motorcycle helmet is a very tricky process. Most helmets are impossible to find if you want to try them on, plus everything fits …

The Real Reason We Can’t Have Gun Control

I hate to pick on Carly Fiorina, since she’s dropping in GOP presidential polls, but she’s the most avid purveyor of falsehoods in the 2016 …