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Bloomberg Funds $50 Million To New Gun Control Group

Bloomberg Funds $50 Million To New Gun Control Group

By Alex Williams April 17, 2014

On Wednesday, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he’ll be setting plans in motion to spend $50 million towards tightening gun control. The billionaire philanthropist’s money will fund a campaign group that aims to reduce gun violence across …

Paul Ryan May Be Challenged By Dead Sikh’s Son Paul Ryan May Be Challenged By Dead Sikh’s Son
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In 2012, a white supremacist military veteran loaded up with weapons and attacked the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Five people were killed in the attack, including Satwant Singh Kaleka, the small-business owner who founded the temple. No motive …

Gabby Giffords is Booed at Gun Show in New York Gabby Giffords is Booed at Gun Show in New York
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While a gun show where numerous “Don’t Tread on Me” flags are hanging up doesn’t sound like an environment a woman who was shot and nearly killed would want to be in, that’s exactly where former U.S. representative Gabby Giffords …

Wayne LaPierre, NRA: More Good Guys with Guns Needed Wayne LaPierre, NRA: More Good Guys with Guns Needed

According to Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA), there is something that could have prevented the Navy Yard shooting that killed 12 people: more good guys with guns. The shooting occurred last Monday when former Navy Reservist …

Aaron Alexis, Navy Yard Shooter, Known for Trouble Aaron Alexis, Navy Yard Shooter, Known for Trouble
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The day after the vicious shooting in the Washington Navy Yard left at least 13 dead and more injured, people have one question: Who is Aaron Alexis, the man who was allegedly involved in the shooting? Aaron Alexis, 34, died …

Colorado Recall: Gun Control Debate Fires Up Colorado Recall: Gun Control Debate Fires Up

Reuters reported that two Colorado Democrats are finding themselves on the unfriendly side of a recall election this week. John Morse of Colorado Springs and Angela Giron of Pueblo both face potential recall in the wake of national gun control …

Concealed Carry Bill Confuses Illinois Gun Laws Concealed Carry Bill Confuses Illinois Gun Laws
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Late last year, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an Illinois state ban on carrying concealed weapons. The Illinois state government was given 180 days to end the ban, sending the state legislature into a legislative session …

Mother Shot While Holding Baby, Dies On Scene Mother Shot While Holding Baby, Dies On Scene
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The mother of a two-week old baby was shot and killed with the baby in her arms, Alabama police say. 24-year old Sherri Williams was standing in the doorway of her apartment on Monday afternoon when a stray bullet–likely fired …

Mitch McConnell Posts Gun Control Facebook 'Meme' Mitch McConnell Posts Gun Control Facebook 'Meme'
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As you’ve probably heard by now, gun control legislation that would ban certain types of military-style assault rifles, limit magazine sizes, and enact more far-reaching background checks for buyers failed in the Senate on Wednesday. We already knew what was …

Jim Carrey: eBay Autographs Are Fake Jim Carrey: eBay Autographs Are Fake
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eBay member astrobuzz listed a Jim Carrey autographed 8×10 photo for sale, saying, “So I can afford a gun!” in the listing’s heading. This was in response to the recent Funny or Die viral hit “Cold Dead Hand,” in which …

Yoko Ono Tweets Pic of John Lennon's Bloody Glasses Yoko Ono Tweets Pic of John Lennon's Bloody Glasses

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and in this case a chilling picture is worth at least 14,000 retweets. In an effort to bring attention to gun violence in the U.S., Yoko Ono tweeted a photo …

Stephen King Publishes "Guns" Essay As Kindle Single Stephen King Publishes "Guns" Essay As Kindle Single
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Best-selling author Stephen King has written a personal essay called “Guns,” and has published it exclusively as a Kindle Single in Amazon’s Kindle Store. Amazon made the announcement this morning. King said of the essay, “I think the issue of …

Joe Biden To Talk About Guns On Google+ Thursday Joe Biden To Talk About Guns On Google+ Thursday

Vice President Joe Biden will be stopping by Google+ to participate in a hangout, and discuss gun violence on Thursday at 1:45 PM Eastern. According to Google, Biden will hangout for 30 minutes, and discuss the White House policy recommendations …

Here's Jon Stewart With A Plastic Gun Here's Jon Stewart With A Plastic Gun
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On Tuesday, Jon Stewart pulled out a gun on The Daily Show, as Comedy Central aired a typical Daily Show-style montage of anti gun control advocates saying things. When the montage ended, Stewart had a gun in his hand. A …

Michael Moore Discusses Obama, Gun Control Michael Moore Discusses Obama, Gun Control
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Michael Moore, documentary filmmaker and a lightning rod for controversy, is never one to shy away from expressing his opinion, even when it’s grossly unpopular. His 2002 film “Bowling for Columbine” explored America’s history of gun violence, culminating with a …

Trayvon Martin Case Goes To Grand Jury Trayvon Martin Case Goes To Grand Jury
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The Associated Press is reporting that a central Florida prosecutor has announced a grand jury will convene to look at the evidence surrounding the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. This comes a day after the U.S. Justice department also announced …