During much of America's ongoing conversation about the root causes of gun violence, the makers of guns have typically escaped scrutiny.

“If you want to get something done, stop scaring people.” That’s an important message albeit it came from the absolute worst source imaginable. Republican strategist Karl Rove (pictured) — whose political strategy can best be summed with the words “BOOGY BOOGY BOO!” — showed some damn nerve earlier this week when he told Democrats that […]

When 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 27 people — 20 school children, 6 educators and his mother, Nancy Lanza — in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012, before turning the gun on himself, politicians and gun lobbyists vowed that it was a watershed moment and swore to figuratively hold hands and come to a […]

In the wake of the Newtown, Conn., Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, where 27 people were brutally gunned down, a Florida mother is taking security for her child in to her own hands. Laura Lauria is paying an off-duty deputy to guard her daughter’s elementary school to the tune of $12,000, reports The Daytona Beach News-Journal. […]

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On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden says he will give President Barack Obama a list of recommendations to begin reducing the outrageous epidemic of gun violence plaguing the country.  According to some reports, these ideas include a ban on assault rifles, universal background checks, a ban on high-capacity magazines, and increased research on gun-related injuries/deaths, […]


Officials from Roscoe Nix Elementary School (pictured) in Silver Spring, Md., suspended a student after he made a gun gesture with his hands and pointed it at a classmate, according to the Examiner. SEE ALSO: N.C. Gov. Pardons Wilmington 10 In Civil Rights-Era Crime The incident happened one week after the Sandy Hook shootings. The […]


As horrific details began to emerge about the brutal devastation that Adam Lanza, 20, inflicted upon 20 young children and 6 adults at Sandy Hook Elementary  School in Newtown, Connecticut, one of the most tragic was that the home-grown terrorist carried out his carnage with a semi-automatic rifle and that one of his victims was […]

Dr.  Cornel West, who has long been a vocal critic of the plutocrats and oligarchs controlling the beltway, has never shied away from being politically incorrect, and he didn’t start with the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. RELATED: Adam Lanza’s Possible Motive: Mother Cared More About Sandy Hook Students Than Him Speaking candidly on the […]

There has been little talk of Nancy Lanza. When politicians, clergy and media speak of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, there has been scant mention of the mother who was fatally shot in the head with her own gun by her son, Adam Lanza, before he went on a rampage and gunned down […]

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Exposure to violent video games. A failure to take medication to treat mental illness or a development disorder. Access to assault weapons. And is it time to profile White males? These issues and questions have been raised in the aftermath of one of the worst mass shootings in modern American history. A week ago, 20-year-old […]

Sales for bulletproof backpacks have shot up 500 percent since the Sandy Hook shootings a week ago, according to the New York Daily News. RELATED: Funerals To Be Held For 5 Students, 1 Teacher Thursday In Newtown Massachusetts-based armor company BulletBlocker has seen at least a 300 to 400 percent rise in sales since the […]

Owner and chef of the Austin, Texas, restaurant Thai Noodle House (pictured) Eddie Nimibutr is being bombarded with vitriolic Facebook posts for posting incendiary comments about the 27 victims who were brutally executed in the Sandy Hook School massacre in Newtown, Conn., reports KEYE-TV. RELATED: Should Sandy Hook School Be Destroyed? Upon receiving the news about the elementary school […]