Posts tagged "gun control"

Can We Set Down The Banner Of Gun Rights And Mourn With Paris?

When the news broke on Friday that Paris had been attacked, I was at a friend’s house. I kept reciting the numbers to him: two explosions, 35 dead, hostages taken.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 16, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Cocks Not Glocks: University Of Texas Students Will Protest Campus Carry Law With Dildos

“You’re carrying a gun to class? Yeah well I’m carrying a HUGE DILDO.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 12, 2015 - 9:30 am

Watch: Amy Schumer Crushes As SNL Host

Last night Schumer made her SNL hosting debut and managed to skewer the right things as much as she could: The ‘plastic’ Kardashians, attacks on Planned Parenthood, our out of…

Katrin Higher | October 11, 2015 - 11:00 am

Arizona Campus Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

Another campus shooting has occurred at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, with one victim dead and three injured. The school’s Twitter account reported the shooting early this morning:

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 9, 2015 - 9:00 am

Michigan Woman Opens Fire On Shoplifters At Home Depot, Because That’s Appropriate

Is this supposed to be responsible gun ownership? Because no thank you!

Robyn Pennacchia | October 7, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Ben Carson: Bullet-Ridden Dead People Just Not As Sad As Not Having Guns

Dr. Ben Carson, currently a serious contender for the GOP nomination, has had some things to say about the shooting in Oregon last week. Earlier this morning, he told “Fox…

Robyn Pennacchia | October 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Oregon Shooter Ranted About Lack Of Girlfriend

The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college said in writings he left behind that everyone else was “crazy” and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a…

Newser | October 6, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Dear Conservatives: Why Doesn’t This Little Girl’s Life Matter As Much As The Life Of A Fetus?

Eight-year-old McKayla Dyer was shot this weekend by an 11-year-old boy whose dad left his 12-gauge out.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Donald Trump Is Quite Blasé About The Oregon Shooting

“These things happen!”…

Robyn Pennacchia | October 2, 2015 - 1:42 pm

Delta State University Professor Suspected In Shooting Death Of Colleague And His Own Girlfriend

Police are considering the possibility that a romantic rivalry preceded today’s tragedy.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Open Carry Advocate Stands Ground Against Toddler Sons

Shawn Fuller considered himself a “good guy with a gun.”…

Robyn Pennacchia | August 12, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Amy Schumer Calls For Gun Control After “Trainwreck” Theater Shooting

Last month, John Russell Houser opened fire on a theater full of people watching “Trainwreck.” This month, Amy Schumer is joining forces with her cousin (did you know they were cousins?

Robyn Pennacchia | August 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Lafayette Shooter’s Mental Health Didn’t Stop Him From Buying A Gun

Despite glaring proof that John Russell Houser was indeed mentally ill, it was still a breeze for him to purchase a firearm in the United States. Houser opened fire in…

Katrin Higher | July 26, 2015 - 11:30 am

Gunman, Identified As John Russell Houser, Kills 3, Injures 9, In Latest Mass Shooting

Last night, at the Grand Theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, an older white male, now identified as John Russell Houser, 58, opened fire during a showing of “Trainwreck,” killing two people…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 24, 2015 - 9:14 am

Just Look At This Asshole: Gun-Toting Mom Lies To Other Parents About Owning Guns

Last month’s Indianapolis Monthly featured an article titled “My Gun Story: Suburban Mom” featuring essay from an anonymous “suburban mom” and teacher who decided to purchase a gun after the…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 11, 2015 - 9:02 am

Fox Reporter Seems To Have Slightly Exaggerated Dramatic Home Invasion Story

Washington D.C.-area Fox News investigative reporter Emily Miller made headlines in 2010 with the harrowing story of a home invasion which ended in her confronting a group of 15 scary…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Five-Year-Old Shoots Infant Brother Dead With Gun Left Out By Grandfather

This Monday, 24-year-old mother of four Alexis Wiederholdt called 911 to report that her five-year-old child had shot her nine-month-old son with a paintball gun. Tragically, it turned out to

Robyn Pennacchia | January 20, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: School Shootings, Toxic Masculinity & “Boys Will Be Boys”

Another school shooting. This time it took place at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington state. Fourteen-year-old high school freshman Jaylen Fryberg, pulled a gun out during lunch and began shooting,…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 27, 2014 - 11:00 am

At Least 2 Students Are Dead And 6 Shot In Seattle Area School Shooting

A shooter at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, just outside of Seattle, has killed at least three people, including himself, and shot six, according to Marysville-Pilchuck students who have been tweeting through…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 24, 2014 - 4:19 pm
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