Like many youtubers, the incomparable, fast-talking, sharpie-doodling mathematician Vi Hart (previously) was stunned by the Orlando shooting of Christina Grimmie, a Youtube singing star who broke out into the mainstream, and who was murdered by a man who attended her public appearance. Read the rest
The NRA has disbursed $3,782,803 since 1998 in campaign contributions to 42 senators and 252 members of Congress. Read the rest
Ladies and gentlemen, the Washington Post's infographic-heavy guide to surviving an active shooter, for all your clip-art needs. Read the rest
Sen Chris Murphy [D-CT] and colleagues are attempting to push an amendment to a spending bill that would require background checks on gun sales and exclusion of terror suspects from sales. Read the rest
On Sunday, June 12, Santa Monica Police arrested James Wesley Howell, 20, of Indiana. His car was found with long rifles, magazine clips, boxes of bullets, a rifle scope, and "chemicals capable of forming an improvised explosive device."
Appreciate the congrats for being right on radical Islamic terrorism, I don't want congrats, I want toughness & vigilance. We must be smart!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 12, 2016
Whatever you are doing, feeling or thinking today, stop: he wants toughness and vigilance.
A college campus shooting at UCLA left two men dead Wednesday morning. The murder-suicide sent thousands of students running for their lives, barricading themselves in classrooms.
The NRA's chief spokesmurderer told Republicans, "Now is the time to unite. If your preferred candidate dropped out of the race, it's time to get over it." Read the rest
Authorities say a uniformed Secret Service officer shot and wounded a man who brandished a gun outside the White House on Friday afternoon. President Obama was and is off site. The White House is now removed from lockdown, and normal activities in the area have resumed.