The family of the shooting instructor killed teaching a 9-year-old girl to shoot an Uzi released a letter directed to the young girl, where they forgave her and empathized with her position. Read more
A teenager convicted of killing three students at an Ohio high school scaled a prison fence with two other inmates last night only to be picked up this morning.
Wednesday the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission came one step closer to repeal the state’s 1957 ban on the use of sound suppressor devices by hunters. Read more
ReaganNational Airport is refusing to rent ad space to a gun industry group that would be used to promote child gun safety in what some term political correctness run amok. Read more
Following an arrest of two Texas open carry advocates earlier this week, a gun control group is using their mug shots in an ongoing campaign to make a large grocery store chain change their gun policy. Read more
A 17-year-old teen won a $50,000 grant from Smart Tech Challenges Foundation — a Silicon Valley group awarding grants to private entities that improve smart gun technology — for developing a biometric sensor that would prevent unauthorized users from firing a gun.
Victoria Norris said she was in a lecture when the first alert went out. A student sitting in the front of the class showed the professor the message and then “everyone started kind of panicking.” Read more
Nearly 2,300 of firearm suicides annually are in youth ages 10-24 and 82 percent of youth who commit suicide using a firearm use a family member’s gun, typically a parent’s. Read more
The small-caliber gun, which was located in the student’s backpack, accidentally fired when the bag was being passed from one student to another, apparently by being dropped from a second floor balcony to the first floor in the school’s cafeteria. Read more
The DOJ opened a civil pattern or practice investigation into allegations of misconduct within the Ferguson Police Department, the federal agency announced Thursday. The investigation will look for systematic violations of the Constitution or federal law by police and was set off after the Aug. 9 officer-involved shooting of a Ferguson, Missouri, man sparked protest there. Read more