ODESSA, Texas (KWTX) Police in Midland report a gunman was shot and killed at the Cinergy movie theater in Odessa following several shootings in the area that left five people dead and an additional 21 wounded.
“It has been confirmed that the active shooter was shot and killed at the Cinergy in Odessa,” Midland police said on Facebook, “There is no active shooter at this time. All agencies are investigating reports of possible suspects.” Continue reading “Active shooter killed in Odessa; at least 5 victims dead”
Two former detectives with the New York City Police Department avoided jail time this week after being accused of kidnapping and raping an 18-year-old Brooklyn woman in a police van in 2017.
Former Brooklyn South narcotics detectives Eddie Martins, 39, and Richard Hall, 34, received five years’ probation on Thursday after cutting a plea deal in March. The officers, who were originally charged with rape, sexual assault and kidnapping, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree bribe receiving and nine counts of official misconduct. Continue reading “No Jail Time For Former NYPD Detectives Accused Of Raping Teen In Police Van”
The Vaccine Reaction
On Aug. 23, 2019, New York State Supreme Court Judge Denise Hartman issued an Opinion upholding a law passed by the New York State Legislature and signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on June 13, 2019 repealing the legal right of parents to obtain a religious exemption vaccination for their children to attend school and daycare programs.1 2 3 Continue reading “Judge Denies Injunction of NY Law Repealing Religious Vaccine Exemption”
Survivors of a 2015 mass shooting at a South Carolina church can sue the U.S. government over its alleged negligence in allowing Dylann Roof to buy the gun he used to kill nine African-Americans, a federal appeals court said on Friday.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the government was not immune from liability under either the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) or the Brady Act to prevent handgun violence. Continue reading “Charleston mass shooting victims can sue U.S. over gun purchase: court”
Breitbart – by AWR Hawkins
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) suggests the odds of passing gun control when the Senate reconvenes in September are better than ever.
Toomey is specifically referencing the gun control bill he and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) first pushed after the December 14, 2012, Sandy Hook Elementary School attack; a bill which they have now revived as part of their push for universal background checks. Continue reading “Sen. Pat Toomey: Odds of Passing Gun Control Better Than Ever”
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A Nevada college student was arrested on campus after police found a rifle and 2,000 rounds of ammunition in his vehicle.
Shayn Striegel, a 27-year-old student at the College of Southern Nevada, was arrested and charged Wednesday evening after officers discovered the weapon while acting on a tip, the school said in a statement. Continue reading “Nevada college student arrested on campus with rifle, 2,000 rounds of ammunition”
Campus Reform – by Seth Segal
There are 195 countries in the world, and over half of them are poorer than Harvard University.
The Ivy League institution’s 2018 endowment was $38.3 billion, according to Stacker. This amount exceeds the wealth of any of more than half of the 195 countries around the world. To arrive at this determination, Campus Reform compared the endowment numbers listed by Stacker with the “total wealth” of each of the world’s countries, according to Credit Suisse’s 2018 Global Wealth Report. Continue reading “Harvard is wealthier than more than HALF of the world’s countries”
American Mirror – by Victor Skinner
A Pennsylvania man was fined $100, plus court costs, for waving a finger gun at his neighbor, who reportedly felt “extremely threatened” by the ordeal.
The incident occurred last June when 64-year-old Manor Township resident Stephen Kirchner was walking in his neighborhood with a female neighbor and a homeowner who had a simmering dispute with the woman flipped him two middle fingers, he told police. Continue reading “PA man convicted of firing ‘finger gun’ at neighbor”
A few years ago, TV celebrity Rachel Maddow was at Rockefeller University to hand out a prize that’s given each year to a prominent female scientist. As Maddow entered the auditorium, someone overheard her say, “What is up with the dude wall?”
She was referring to a wall covered with portraits of scientists from the university who have won either a Nobel Prize or the Lasker Award, a major medical prize. Continue reading “Academic Science Rethinks All-Too-White ‘Dude Walls’ Of Honor”
Investment Watch – by DCG
Do tell, good mayor, how will you guarantee that criminals will insure THEIR guns?
I thought California passed more than a dozen stricter gun control laws this year to “raise the bar” on their gun control laws? Apparently that wasn’t enough. It’s never enough. Continue reading “San Jose mayor asks firearm owners to insure their guns”
Free Thought Project – by Matt Agorist
Honolulu, HI — For years, the Free Thought Project has been reporting on case after case of police officers caught raping, molesting, and abusing their victims. All too often, these officers are let off with little to no punishment. Many of these officers were caught sexually abusing children only to be let loose in society after flexing their blue privilege. In the instance below, that is exactly what happened as a Honolulu cop will avoid any time behind bars despite multiple child sexual assault charges. Continue reading “How Does This Keep Happening? Cop Guilty of Raping 5yo Girl Gets NO JAIL”