Topics :: gun violence

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SF Pride Sued Over Shooting

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Jun 7, 2014
A man who was shot at last year’s San Francisco Pride celebration is suing organizers, claiming they were negligent because they failed to provide adequate security.

Newtown Residents Want Adam Lanza House Torn Down

By Dave Collins | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Some Newtown residents are calling for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter’s home to be torn down and replaced with a park or nature preserve, according to a new community survey.

High Court Bolsters Domestic Violence Gun Law

Friday Mar 28, 2014
People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic violence charge, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Go Ahead Sinners, Make My Day: FRC VP Says Jesus is Packing Heat

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin feels the scriptures need a Rambo-style reboot. The Executive VP of the anti-gay Family Research Council told a group of pro-family legislators Tuesday that Jesus is coming back with a gun.

Jurors: Zimmerman Not Guilty of 2nd Degree Murder

By Mike Schneider and Kyle Hightower | Saturday Jul 13, 2013
Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

John Kerry Condemns Global Anti-Gay Violence

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 5, 2013
In a new statement by the White House, Secretary of State John Kerry applauded the progress of gay rights movement but also condemn global anti-gay violence, urging to Americans to promote human rights for all people.

Gays with Guns: A Growing Subculture?

By Shaun Knittel | Saturday May 25, 2013
With the recent string of anti-gay attacks in New York City, it may come to no surprise to some that LGBT groups supporting the right to bear arms are beginning to gain some momentum within the community.

IHOP Shooting Suspect Rejects Plea Deal

By John Riley | Sunday Jun 10, 2012
A woman accused of shooting a gay man inside a Columbia Heights IHOP Restaurant in March rejected a plea deal this morning, sending her case to a grand jury, who will determine whether the charge of one count of aggravated assault while armed may proceed

Two Atlanta Gay Pride Attendees Shot in the Head ’Execution Style’

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 7, 2010
Two men who had attended the recent Gay Black Pride celebration in Atlanta, Georgia were found dead in an apartment in that city, having each been shot in the head "execution style," according to online reports.

Where the Rhetoric Leads

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Aug 10, 2009
The trappings of power and privilege are supposedly slipping from their traditional place, in the hands of white America. Whether that’s actually true remains to be seen... but in the meantime, those same hands that perceive a loss of power are reaching for guns.
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