Dylann Roof

Roof's Sister Appears In Court

posted by Gary Barboza -<p>3 minutes ago<p>(Columbia, SC) -- Dylann Roof's sister won't have to answer to one of the charges against her.<p>Richland County …

Washington State

Drug charge against Dylann Roof's sister dropped, still faces weapons charge

COLUMBIA — Prosecutors dropped a marijuana possession charge Monday against the younger half-sister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof in her …

Charleston

GQ profile of Dylann Roof, "A Most American Terrorist," awarded Pulitzer Prize

Essayist Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for her intimate, searing portrait of Mother Emanuel shooter …

Pulitzer Prize

Review: Bobbie Clearly Through a Glass Darkly

Roundabout Underground hosts Alex Lubischer's drama about an inexplicable act of violence in small-town Nebraska.

Boston Marathon Bombing

From Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination to the Charleston Massacre, the Reactionary Right Has Used Madness as an Excuse for Violence

Fifty years later, we’re still hearing the same sorry excuses for racially motivated violence, and avoiding the hard truths that King asked us to …

James Earl Ray

MSNBC's Glaude Repeats Myth That Police Took Dylan Roof to Burger King

On Friday's <i>MTP Daily</i>, MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude added his name to the list of liberals who have promoted the discredited myth that murderer and …

Donald Trump

CNN's Symone Sanders Wrongly Claims Police Took Dylann Roof to Burger King

On Thursday's <i>At This Hour</i> on CNN, Symone Sanders joined Angela Rye in the list of liberal CNN political commentators who have repeated a discredited …

Burger King

Tennessee church shooter Emanuel Samson pleads not guilty

March 28 (UPI) -- The suspect in a shooting at a church in Antioch, Tenn., pleaded not guilty to all charges through his attorney on …

Charleston Church Shooting

Accused Antioch Church Shooter Pleads Not Guilty

Emanuel Samson, the alleged Burnette Chapel Church of Christ shooter, pleaded not guilty to 43 charges Wednesday.<p>NASHVILLE, TN -- Emanuel Samson, the …

Crime

Larry King Says That 'Poorly Written' Second Amendment Should Be Repealed (Video)

Former CNN personality adds, “and the NRA is the worst”<p>Larry King has fired his own shot in the debate over the Second Amendment, saying that it …

Guns

Mother blames herself in 'alt-right killer' case

Her troubled son had been up for two nights straight, inconsolable over a breakup, when she pulled him into her bed to soothe him. She never meant to …

Crime

This New 'Santorum Says' Advice Column is Gonna Be LIT

Hiya folks. As always, find this post, and many many others, on my really-quite-amusing website: showercapblog.com/…<p>Gosh, it's been almost quiet …

Rick Santorum

Maryland Rallies Against Gun Violence

Thousands marched for gun control and social change in Maryland and Washington, D.C.<p>MARYLAND — As people across the country rallied against gun …

Justice

Parkland Journalism Students Asked George Clooney for an Interview, This Is How He Responded

“You make me proud of my country again,” the Oscar winner says<p>Even veteran entertainment reporters will tell you that getting an interview with …

George Clooney

More than 2,000 call for stronger gun laws at March for Our Lives in Riverfront Park

Thousands of students and parents called for stronger gun control legislation in South Carolina Saturday afternoon at Riverfront Park.<br>The North …

Guns

Thousands rally for school safety, gun control at Columbia’s March For Our Lives

As Megan Carey stood in the crowd gathered at Sumter and Calhoun streets, she had a clear message for those who weren’t there.<p>“These are students’ …

Guns

The double standard on how the media is talking about the Austin bomber

He's "quiet" and "kind."<p>Just one day after 24-year-old Mark Conditt, the bomber responsible for killing two and injuring several others in Austin, …

Liberal View

Following Trump's lead, Sessions urges federal prosecutors to seek death penalty against major drug dealers

Following President Trump's public calls to execute drug pushers, Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions instructed federal prosecutors Wednesday to seek the death penalty against major drug dealers in response to the nation's opioid crisis.<p>Federal executions are extremely rare — only three inmates have been put …

Politics

The Gun Background Check System Is Overburdened and Understaffed, DOJ Budget Request Shows

Experts say the shortage leaves NICS vulnerable to mistakes and workers at risk of burnout.<p>The federal gun background check system is suffering from …

Guns

Texas authorities waffle on 'terrorist' label for Austin bomber

Austin bomber Mark Conditt stoked fear in Texas with a string of deadly explosions in the state’s capital — yet authorities are hesitating to call …

Extremism

The Pittsburgh <i>Post-Gazette</i>’s baffling editorial decision

<b>IN EARLY MARCH,</b> Block Communications—an Ohio-based media company that owns the Toledo <i>Blade</i> and the Pittsburgh <i>Post-Gazette</i>—merged those newspapers’ …

Journalism

Domestic Terrorism: The Threat in Our Backyard

The number one “terrorist” threat faced by Americans comes from within, with all of the lethal attacks in the U.S. since 9/11 carried out by a U.S. …

Terrorism

Police fired at unarmed Black man 20 times because he was holding a cell phone

The two officers fired at 22-year-old Stephan Clark 20 times, claiming they believed he had a gun.<p>A unarmed Black man was shot by two police officers …

Liberal View

Austin bomb saga shows law enforcement's deep new reach

Even as it became apparent that a bombmaker had exploited modern fondness for online shopping to invoke terror, US law enforcement used emerging …

Austin Bombings

Austin Bombing Suspect Kills Himself in Explosion

<i>Wednesday, March 21, 10:24 a.m. EDT</i><p>Early this morning (March 21), the man suspected of creating deadly bombs that injured and killed people in Black …

Race & Ethnicity

Ex-NFL Player Jonathan Martin Charged With Multiple Crimes After Posting Shotgun Photo

Former Miami Dolphins offensive tackle faces up to six years if convicted as charged<p>Former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin has been charged …

Los Angeles County

Gynecologist Dr. Lauren Streicher talks menopause, male fertility

Gynecologist Dr. Lauren Streicher stops by the WGN Morning News to debunk common misconceptions regarding post-menopausal treatments and the …

Loyola Ramblers

We need to call the Austin package bombings what they are: Terrorism

The search for a serial bomber in Austin, Texas ended this morning, March 21st, when the suspect set off a bomb in his car, killing himself as the …

Extremism

Newly Vulnerable NRA Is Dabbling With Reason

It's telling when the lobbying group pretends to support "red flag" laws identifying people who should not have guns.<p>Students and activists are preparing what will almost certainly be the nation’s largest mass demonstration against gun violence -- and the shoddy laws that fuel it -- on March 24. …

Guns

No evidence Charleston shooter Dylann Roof raped, beaten

A fake news item claims Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was sexually and physically assaulted by a prison inmate.<p>The article — with the …

Crime