Republican Senator Jeff Flake helped defeat amendment that called for an expansion of the federal background-check system for gun sales.Senator John McCain supported the amendment, as did two women who reportedly ended up being escorted out of the Senate -- Patricia Maisch, who grabbed a gun magazin ... More >>
John Leonardo, Arizona U.S. Attorney, released a letter to the public today that expresses support for banning certain kinds of guns and requiring background checks for all sales of firearms.
Leonardo begins his letter by explaining that the "political climate for a constructive discussion about gu ... More >>
It's dang encouraging to learn that the National Rifle Association's top propagandist Wayne LaPierre is practically on the same page as Maricopa, Arizona neo-Nazi Harry Hughes regarding what the nation should do in response to the massacre of the innocents in Newtown, Connecticut.
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According to the court of public opinion, last week's shooting at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school isn't viewed as an "isolated act," unlike the shootings carried out by Jared Loughner and James Holmes.Although the public's just about split on the issue, a Pew Research Center survey shows m ... More >>
It's official: Jared Lee Loughner will die in prison.Loughner, who turned 24 in September, was the lone shooter in last year's Tucson shooting that killed six people and injured 13, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
The Tucson city council voted unanimously last night to support the federal Fix Gun Checks Act of 2012 after hearing testimony from the survivors of the January 2011 Tucson shootings.
"Based on the testimony from them, based on what's happened in the last couple of weeks in Milwaukee and Aurora, a ... More >>
New York Times
"We're not always who you think we are," Vargas writes of illegal immigrants. "Some pick your strawberries...[others] write news articles you might read."
An illegal immigrant on the Washington Post reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Virginia ... More >>
www.last2pics.comYee-hawFor a state that recently became only the second state in the entire country to pass a law that names an official state gun, it shouldn't come as much of a shock that Arizona scored a whopping zero points on this year's Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence annual scoreca ... More >>
Seung Hui Cho slipped through a loophole in Virginia law when he bought his gun. Lawmakers in that state fixed the problem
The deadly mass shooting in Tucson on Saturday was by no means the first to raise questions about how mentally ill people bought firearms.
In some cases, state or federa ... More >>
Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson, which left six people dead and 14 others injured -- including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords -- is just the latest in at least 30 documented rampage shootings in American history.Listed below are 10 of the deadliest:
from KPHO Channel 5
Thomas Coletto, aka, "Vito Lombardi" in 2007
I've discovered the true identity of the neo-Nazi who posed for a pic with Sheriff Joe Arpaio on May 2, which he then posted on Stormfront.org. His name is Thomas Vito Coletto, birth date 8/23/1989. And he has a record. Specific ... More >>