Last year, photographer Jim Young visited murder scenes and memorials in Chicago and documented what he saw with an instant camera. Last year, there were 650 murders in the area with 90 percent of them involving guns. Enough. “Though most of the [memorials] are gone,” Young says, “their photographs will be forever, and IRead More
New Jersey State Senator Jeff Van Drew wants to run for Congress as a Democrat; he visited 17-year-old Emily McGrath’s school, Egg Harbor Township High, where McGrath questioned him about whether he’d taken money from the NRA; Van Drew said he hadn’t, and he was lying.
Emily McGrath, 17, and Donna Challender of TuckertonRead More
Detectives Marcus Taylor and Daniel Hersl of Baltimore’s elite, seven-member Gun Trace Task Force are on trial for years of robbery, home invasions, drug dealing, gun dealing, and worse — their defense is that they were not the primary participants in these activities, not that the crimes did not take place.
The officersRead More
An 81-year-old gentleman from Tennessee was showing off his gun in a Tennessee church during a “gun-violence at houses of worship” chat, when he accidentally shot himself and his wife. A woman in the church kitchen heard the gunshot and called the police thinking they were under attack, causing local schools nearby to go intoRead More
Though Puerto Rican law prohibits ownership and bearing of most long-guns and especially semiautomatic weapons, the streets of the stricken US colony now throng with mercenaries in tactical gear bearing such arms, their faces masked. They wear no insignia or nametags and won’t say who they work for, apart from vague statements in brokenRead More
More than 1 million people have been non-fatally shot in the USA since 2000: all of them would have uninsurable pre-existing conditions in the eyes of insurers if Trumpcare passes.
These people would be forced to use emergency rooms for routine care, and default on their bills, raising costs for everyone else.