Posts Tagged ‘Gun Violence’

November 30th, 2022 - 12:34 pm § in Law and Courts

Let’s crack down on illegal gun possession

People with criminal records, under restraining orders, or subjects of “red flag” laws can’t have guns.¬†They do anyway. Let’s stop pussyfooting around, and insist prosecutors charge these violations and judges give stiff sentences to violators. For example, Jadan Maurice Dav[...]

November 25th, 2022 - 7:24 pm § in Law and Courts

Why do people who shouldn’t have guns still have them?

Drummond Neil Smithson, 31, admits he has anger issues. He’s even told police he’s been “in and out of” psychiatric hospitals. In June 2019 a Tennessee judge issued a protection order against him. It barred him from having guns. He violated it. In September 2019, when police [...]

November 22nd, 2022 - 5:54 pm § in Politics, Republicans, Schools & Colleges

DeSantis-appointed school board fired by Parkland voters

Lori Alhadeff is a locomotive even Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis can’t stop. After her 14-year-old daughter was killed in the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas school massacre, she became a safe-schools and gun-control activist, and was elected to the Broward County School Board in 2018. In August 2022, D[...]

November 3rd, 2022 - 11:21 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Angry Trumper will get prison for shooting at jet skiers with Biden flag

A Florida Trump supporter will go to prison for shooting at jet skiers for flying a Biden flag on Nov. 3, 2020. That was election day, feelings were running high, and Eduardo Acosta, 37, was jet skiing with friends in Biscayne Bay near Miami when he spotted the flag on another jet ski. “Trigge[...]

September 18th, 2022 - 6:58 pm § in Law and Courts

No. No, no, and no.

On December 1, 1997, a 14-year-old boy named Michael Carneal walked into a Paducah, Kentucky, high school with a gun and “and opened fire in the lobby where students had gathered for a prayer circle.” Three girls died. They were Nicole Hadley, 14; Kayce Steger, 15; and Jessica James, 17.[...]

September 12th, 2022 - 12:01 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Deranged QAnon Trumper even shot the dog after shooting his family

A QAnon Trumper driven insane by Trump’s 2020 election defeat shot his wife and daughters, then shot the family dog, too. Igor Lanis, 53, of Walled Lake, Michigan (a Detroit suburb), was killed by police when he shot at them, too. His wife, Tina Lanis, 56, died at the scene from multiple handg[...]

September 2nd, 2022 - 8:55 pm § in Politics

Armed mob demands library ban books it doesn’t have

What the library will do instead is close, because the library director quit and the library lost its insurance coverage. Now there’ll be no books of any kind for anyone to read, no reading programs for kids … no nothing. Watch video below. The gunmen may have ties to the Redoubt Movemen[...]

July 18th, 2022 - 9:53 pm § in News Media

Gun violence in America (video)

This NBC News special report aired on Sunday, July 17, 2022. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

June 20th, 2022 - 11:20 am § in Politics

Are GOPers trying to normalize violence? Sure looks like it …

You expect it from the gutter-crawlers who populate the darker corners of the GOP; but Republican candidates are increasingly adopting violence as a campaign theme — and making it seem okay. The latest: Missouri GOP Senate candidate Eric Greitens (who, himself, is a gutter crawler) in the camp[...]

June 9th, 2022 - 2:28 pm § in Politics

Nearly all House Republicans vote “no” on red-flag gun law

The House passed a bill today with almost no Republican votes “to nationalize red flag laws, which seek to keep guns away from individuals deemed a threat to themselves and others,” The Hill reported on Thursday, June 9, 2022 (read story here). This one seems like a no-brainer; 19 states[...]