“You’re not going to turn a civilian into a commando with a short video, but at the same time you can at least put in the back of their mind the possible options,” Davis said. “I particularly like the idea that they had in there the idea of fighting. When it comes down to it, and it’s about survival, you better consider fighting.”
WASHINGTON | A Maryland man who impersonates Batman, arriving at hospitals in his own custom Batmobile to delight children, says he’s had two gigs cancelled after the shooting in Colorado. Children’s hospitals in St. Louis and Chicago canceled visits by Lenny B. Robinson out of concern that the Dark Knight’s presence would trigger scary thoughts […]
“It’s time to close the loophole that’s allowing killers — deranged, insane — and even terrorists to buy ammunition online,” said U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey.
Pastor Herb Shaffer, who is also McQuinn’s uncle, said his nephew had been a gift to his family since he was born, and that his actions in Colorado were just one example of his selflessness
The two were strangers but forever will be linked in death as two of the 12 people killed during the July 20 Aurora massacre. Both will be buried Saturday, McQuinn in his western Ohio hometown of Springfield and Ghawi in her hometown of San Antonio.
AURORA | The economy is still at the forefront of state and Congressional candidates’ minds, but some say they plan to take a more visible stance on gun issues in their campaigns after the July 20 theater shootings. Joe Miklosi, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 6 which covers all of Aurora, said his stance on […]
WASHINGTON | The House has adopted a resolution honoring the Colorado theater shooting victims and the first responders in Aurora. Adopted by voice vote on Thursday, the resolution recognizes individuals in the theater who selflessly sought to aid and protect others. The resolution offered condolences to the families, friends and loved ones of the 12 […]
Perlmutter has consistently supported the reinstatement of the assault weapons ban and is also a proponent of background checks and prohibiting people with mental illnesses from accessing firearms.
Colorado has approved background checks for 2,887 people who wanted to purchase a firearm — 25 percent more than the average Friday to Sunday period in 2012 and 43 percent more than the same interval the week prior.