All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘guns’

Man Accidentally Shoots Friend During Bigfoot Hunt

Three people in Rogers County, Oklahoma were arrested after a Bigfoot hunt went wrong. After one of the men involved in the hunt, Omar Pineda, heard a noise and got scared, he accidentally shot his friend with a .9 mm handgun. The injured man is expected to survive, but Pineda and two others were arrested and charged with various offenses. …

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Trayvon Martin’s Mom Wants Revisions to ‘SYG’ Laws

Should someone without a weapon be shot in self-defense if another person considers the person’s behavior to be suspicious? Trayvon Martin’s mother (Sybrina Fulton) and the mother of Jordan Russell Davis (Lucia Holman McBath) both lost their sons (each were aged just 17-years-old) because other individuals found their teenage boys to be considered threats. The “stand your ground” laws influenced …

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Teen With Pellet Gun Shot By Police 7 Times

A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed by police on Tuesday afternoon after they spotted him carrying a pellet gun that looked like an AK-47 rifle. The two deputies didn’t realize the gun was fake and shot the teen seven times in about 10 seconds because they feared for their lives. The teen, identified as Andy Lopez Cruz, was an …

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Nevada Shooter: Parents Could Face Charges

Tragedy struck Sparks, Nevada on Monday morning when a student opened fire at a middle school. A 12-year-old student at Sparks Middle School shot and killed a teacher and wounded two classmates before turning the gun on himself. The boy’s parents may face charges, if it is determined that the gun used in the shooting came from their home. A …

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NC Middle School Terrifies Kids with a Masked Gunman

Imagine that you send your kid to school one day, only to hear that a masked man wielding a gun showed up. You’d assume the worst, right? After all, stories where people take guns into schools never end well. While such a situation happened at a Wayne County, NC school on Friday, no one was harmed–the mask was real, but …

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Gabby Giffords is Booed at Gun Show in New York

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 was on Sunday. Giffords attended her first gun show in New York after being shot in January 2011. While the …

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Gang Members Arrested; Feds Seize Cash, Drugs and Weapons

There are 263 less gang members on the street today. Federal agents arrested many violent offenders and seized cash, weapons and drugs. ÔÇťAmong those charged are 158 members and associates of MS-13, with 105 others allegedly belonging to other gangs. Authorities arrested 84 non-gang members wanted on criminal charges and 14 people on immigration violations as part of the same …

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That 3D Printed Rifle Can Now Fire More Rounds

Late last month, a YouTube channel belonging to ThreeD Ukelele uploaded a video with footage of what appeared to be the very first 3D printed rifle. It was able to fire one shot before breaking. Now the creator is back with a new and improved rifle that fires multiple rounds without breaking. In a video uploaded over the weekend, ThreeD …

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Slingshots Are No Laughing Matter, and This is Proof

When you woke up this morning, I bet that the first thought that went through your head (other than “damnit, it’s Monday”) was that you’re curious as to how a world-record slingshot stacks up against a bunch of different types of handguns? Am I right? Good. Today’s your lucky day. “The momentum achievable by this record slingshot is — in …

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Mathematicians Bring Numbers to the Gun Debate

The elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last December put gun control back in the American political spotlight. Since that time, passionate people on both sides of the gun debate have been arguing the merits of stricter gun laws. Now, two mathematicians have brought cold, hard math to bear on the debate. “It’s time to bring a scientific framework to …

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Here’s The World’s First Fully 3D Printed Rifle

Defense Distributed made a lot of lawmakers very nervous – and Second Amendment defenders very happy – earlier this year when it revealed The Liberator. The single shot handgun was the first gun to be made entirely by a 3D printer. Now another designer has kicked it up a notch. Say hello to The Grizzly – the world’s first fully …

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Felon Posts Gun Pics to Facebook, Gets Arrested

If you’re a felon that’s prohibited from owning or operating firearms, there are basically three ways in which you can avoid going to jail. First you could simply stop playing with guns. But if you have to play with guns, you could avoid posting photos of said good time on Facebook. Ok, if you have to post them on Facebook …

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