Adam Lanza

Town of Newtown asks judge to throw out wrongful death suit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The town of Newtown and its Board of Education asked a judge to throw out the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of two children killed during the Sandy Hook shootings in December 2012.<p>The lawsuit, filed in state Superior Court in January 2015, alleges security …

News

Shooting at Little Rock Nightclub Leaves 28 Injured (Video)

“We do NOT believe this incident was an active shooter or terror related incident,” Little Rock Police says<p>At least 28 people were wounded in a …

Little Rock

New Conspiracy Theory: Children Kidnapped for Mars Slave Colony

Even in this age of free-flying conspiracy theories, this one's a doozy.<p>On Thursday (June 29), a guest on Alex Jones' radio show named Robert David …

Mom of Sandy Hook victim says she forgives shooter, wants others to choose love

This Friday, June 30, would have been the 11th birthday of Jesse Lewis, who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. His mom, Scarlett Lewis, told TODAY Parents that his family plans to celebrate the day at his grave, where they will have cake and write messages to him on balloons that they will …

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Tell the Truth about Terrorism.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) When Congressman Steve Scalise was shot the gun man was not immediately identified. How many Americans saw the breaking story, and …

Racism

Bernie Sanders' Wife Blames Media in Wake of Alexandria Shooting (Video)

Wolf Blitzer’s interview with Jane Sanders took an unexpected turn Thursday as the CNN host and the wife of the former presidential candidate sparred …

Bernie Sanders

UPS Worker Kills 3 Colleagues in San Francisco Before Turning Gun on Himself

A UPS worker opened opened fire at a San Francisco delivery center Wednesday, killing three co-workers before turing the gun on himself, according to …

Steve Scalise

Alex Jones agrees with Newtown families, wants interview pulled

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has said he agrees with the loved ones of Sandy Hook massacre victims and is calling for NBC to pull his interview …

Father's Day

Megyn Kelly Dropped as Host for Sandy Hook Group’s Gala Over Alex Jones Interview

Megyn Kelly’s NBC interview with Infowars’s Alex Jones is not scheduled to air until Sunday, but it’s already caused intense controversy.Jones, whom …

Conservative POV

Megyn Kelly's interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones becomes a headache for NBC News

The social media backlash against Megyn Kelly’s NBC News interview with far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is showing how the transition from cable to broadcast news can be a tricky one.<p>Kelly, who joined NBC after 12 years at Fox News, is the highest-profile cable star to cross over to …

Megyn Kelly

‘Cruel and insensitive’: Sandy Hook hoaxer gets prison time for threatening 6-year-old victim’s father

Print<p>A Florida woman who claimed the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax was sentenced Wednesday to five months in prison for …

Canadian News

'Cruel and insensitive': Sandy Hook hoaxer gets prison time for threatening 6-year-old victim's father

A Florida woman who claimed the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax was sentenced Wednesday to five months in prison for making …

Crime

‘Worst mistake of my life’: Sandy Hook hoaxer jailed for threatening boy victim’s father

A Florida woman who claimed the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax was sentenced Wednesday to five months in prison for making …

Canadian News

Florida woman sent to prison for threatening Sandy Hook parent

A Florida woman who believed the 2012 massacre at a Connecticut elementary school was a hoax was sentenced to five months in federal prison on …

Crime

The Morning After Manchester

Hatred is not blind; hatred sees very well.<p>Nothing about it was unprecedented.<p>It was a mass casualty terrorist attack in Manchester, in the northwest of England. That is not unprecedented. In 1996, the Irish Republican Army set off a truck bomb in Manchester that injured 200 people and did damage …

Liberal POV

First 100 days: Trump team touts number of Obama rules they killed

Though President Trump is unlikely to ding ObamaCare before the 100-day mark this Saturday, he and GOP lawmakers have been able to chip away at Barack Obama's legacy in other ways -- by making unprecedented use of an obscure rule-killing law.<p>Under the Congressional Review Act, Republicans wiped out …

Congressional Review Act

How gun advertising in America has changed since the 1950s

There are many reasons why so many Americans seem to be so uniquely enamored with owning so many firearms.<p>At least one of the causes must be gun …

Guns

Newtown Mom Reflects on Meeting Gunman’s Father: ‘I Wanted to Understand What he Knew’

Like many other people, Alissa Parker wanted answers in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.<p>Mostly, she wanted to know what could …

Crime

Five years after Sandy Hook shooting, how one mother learned to forgive

In the aftermath of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary that took her six-year old daughter Emilie, Alissa Parker thought about the gunman as a monster, when she could bring herself to think of him at all.<p>In a new book, Parker writes about how, five years later, she has come to forgive Adam …

How a Sandy Hook Mom Came to Forgive the Shooter Who Murdered Her Daughter

In Alissa Parker’s new book, <i>An Unseen Angel</i>, she writes about still feeling the presence of her 6-year-old daughter, Emilie, who was killed in the …

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Murder in virtual reality should be illegal

You start by picking up the knife, or reaching for the neck of a broken-off bottle. Then comes the lunge and wrestle, the physical strain as your victim fights back, the desire to overpower him. You feel the density of his body against yours, the warmth of his blood. Now the victim is looking up at …

Virtual Reality

One killed, 15 injured in Ohio nightclub shooting

The gunmen remained at large following the shooting at the Cameo nightclub in Cincinnati that Police Chief Eliot Isaac said was packed with …

Guns

Doctors ask court to reinstate Newtown gun maker lawsuit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A group of doctors who treated mass shooting victims is asking the state Supreme Court to reinstate a lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.<p>Lawyers for the 10 doctors said Tuesday that they planned to file a …

Guns

Why Hasn't Anyone Asked Donald Trump This One Question?

Donald Trump

Sandy Hook Parents File 1st Argument To Supreme Court In Gun Lawsuit Case

Attorneys for families of some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims have filed their first legal brief, seeking to have the state …

Gun Control

Trump reverses Obama's law: Mentally ill people can now buy guns in United States

Data shows that a tiny fraction of gun violence comes from the mentally ill in the United States. Only 4% of violence is attributable to …

Gun Control

Trump Repeals Rule Designed To Block Gun Sales To Certain Mentally Ill People

President Trump signed a measure into law Tuesday that rescinds an Obama-era rule aimed at blocking gun sales to certain mentally ill people.<p>The GOP-majority Senate passed the bill by a 57-43 margin earlier this month, following a House vote to overturn the rule.<p>The Obama administration policy …

Gun Control

Senate votes to undo Obama-era rule that limits gun access

The Senate voted this week to undo an Obama-era rule that conservatives have argued unduly limits the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.<p>In December 2016, former President Barack Obama’s White House issued a rule requiring the Social Security Administration to report anyone needing …

Gun Rights

Senate to allow 75,000 people with mental disorders to buy guns

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental …

Mental Disorders

Congress just voted to let mentally ill people own guns

By Carter Sherman on Feb 15, 2017<p>The Senate voted Wednesday morning to eliminate a regulation aimed to stop people with mental disorders from buying firearms. And since the House of Representatives also voted to roll back the rule two weeks ago, the measure — originally enacted in December under …

Gun Control