A weapon seized after a drug-war massacre last week at a Mexican border town was sold in Phoenix in another sign that southbound gunrunning and the firepower of drug cartels have accelerated in the last few months. "There is a war going on on th
PHOENIX — A leading legislative proponent of easing state gun laws carries her firearm into the Senate building — an apparent violation of state law.
Next time you agonize over a gun-fired atrocity celebrated incessantly on Page 1 by a heartless and immoral press, remember, guns save lives, too. Guns protect people. Guns stop crime. Guns are why America is still free. If you think a gun's only
The National Rifle Association is urging the Bush administration to withdraw its support of a bill that would prohibit suspected terrorists from buying firearms. Backed by the Justice Department, the measure would give the attorney general the discr
Janet Tucker, a uniformed flight attendant, was arrested at Dulles International Airport for allegedly carrying a concealed handgun aboard a flight arriving from Atlanta. The Transportation Security Administration, the FBI and other law enforcement a
Brent Tenney says he feels pretty safe when he goes to class at the University of Utah, but he takes no chances. He brings a loaded 9 mm semiautomatic with him every day.
"This didn't have to happen." So said Cho Seung-Hui. (Vin Suprynowicz warned us years ago to watch out for a prescribed drug connection when these mass shootings occur,... he was right again)
Last Jan. 16, a car bomb blew up near an entrance to Mustansiriya University in Baghdad – and then, as rescuers approached, a suicide bomber blew himself up in the crowd. In all, at least 60 Iraqis, mostly female students leaving campus for home, wer
To date, federal records show Cheatham has bought 75 firearms since 2006 and 147 throughout his life. Newell said the man purchased the weapons legally, but he is suspected of breaking the law when he sold them without a license.
Nicholas Winset was terminated and permanently barred from campus following a Wednesday lecture in which he dramatized the massacre to show that Cho Seung-Hui could have been stopped if another student had been carrying a gun.
It has been said that individuals get the government they deserve. The more government control that is demanded, the more deadly force results because government is nothing more than just that, deadly force; and nothing epitomizes this more than the
I happen to be one of those old fashioned guys who think that the framers of the Constitution actually knew what they were doing when they wrote that the “right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” In fact, I’m sure if the co
During the brutal interlude that Seung-Hui Cho spent slaughtering 30 people in a matter of minutes, in a furious fusillade of gunfire. From interviews with eyewitnesses who survived the attack, these are accounts of what happened.
Grappling with the deadliest shooting spree in U.S. history, lawmakers said Sunday they want to eliminate a gap between state and federal laws that can allow someone with a history of mental illness to buy guns.
Prompted by the Virginia Tech massacre, a U.S. Congress reluctant to tackle gun control may pass limited legislation to help keep firearms out of the hands of the mentally ill, lawmakers and aides said.
The massacre at Virginia Tech on April 16, like others before it, is simply further proof that as long as there are guns there will always be a lunatic with a gun. Since guns aren't going to go away - EVER - we have to decide how best to live wit
Gun Rights "Declare Your Independence with Ernest Hancock" April 22nd 2007 MP3 Archive
As the nation debates whether more guns or fewer can prevent tragedies like the Virginia Tech Massacre, a notable anniversary passed last month in a Georgia town that witnessed a dramatic plunge in crime and violence after mandating residents to own
Mass public shootings have become such a part of American life in recent decades that the most dramatic of them can be evoked from the nation's collective memory in a word or two: Luby's. Jonesboro. Columbine. And now, Virginia Tech.
Miss America 1944 has a talent that likely has never appeared on a beauty pagent stage: She fired a handgun to shoot out a vehicle's tires and stop an intruder. Venus Ramey, 82, confronted a man
House Democratic leaders are working with the National Rifle Association to bolster existing laws blocking mentally ill people from buying guns. Talks on the measure are extremely sensitive, given how little time has passed since the shootings on the
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said a concealed handgun carried by a faculty member or student at Virginia Tech might have reduced the toll from Monday's shooting spree by a student.
The following item is absolutely the most ridiculous hypothesis yet about the Virginia Tech massacre. Next to this one, that is. Courtesy of Drudge (displayed above the logo next to Sanjaya) and the New York Times blog:
Crime rate plummeted after law required firearms for residents
The Independent School District of Burleson, Texas, just south of Ft. Worth is the first in the country to adopt a policy of training students to immediately fight back and use their advantage in numbers to take tactical control if a gunman enters th
"I think the recent Virginia disaster — or catastrophe or nightmare or whatever you want to call it — has woken up a lot of people to the need for having guns available to law-abiding citizens," said Rep. Frank Niceley, R-Strawberry Plains.
With the recent events at Virginia Tech, one must remain vigilent in the upcoming calls for more victim disarmanent laws. "Those who fail to remember history, are doomed to repeat it".
A Rochester Institute of Technology student was arrested and suspended from classes after authorities discovered he had two assault rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition a day after the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
Shortly after the shootings were made public, a news story surfaced on the Internet about how the Virginia legislature recently killed a bill that would have allowed university students and employees to carry concealed weapons on campus.
Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) has a simple solution to future shooting massacres such as the one that ripped apart Virginia Tech university Monday: more guns.