All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Navy Yard’

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 opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard. “There weren’t enough good guys with guns,” LaPierre said during an …

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White House Firecracker Thrower Arrested After Navy Yard Shootings

The White House was the scene of an incident that incited unnecessary fear on Monday after a man threw firecrackers over the fence just hours after 12 people were shot and killed at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. Authorities arrested Alexander Sahagian and charged him with throwing projectiles after he sent officials scrambling to lock down the area. Police …

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Navy Yard Shooting; Can We Stop Future Shootings?

Authorities have identified the perpetrator responsible for the Navy Yard shooting as Aaron Alexis, a man who enlisted in the Navy in 2007 yet was let go from the Navy Reserve in 2011 after being arrested in Texas. While Aaron Alexis was able to enter the naval compound with active forms of identification, his previous arrest in Texas showed dubious …

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