Tag: Mass Shooting

Black Hebrew Israelites Identified As Jersey City Shooting Suspects As Mayor Blames ‘Anti-Semitism’

Source: KENA BETANCUR / Getty The suspected shooters in the deadly Jersey City shootout on Tuesday have been identified, according to reports. David Anderson and Francine Graham reportedly launched a “targeted” attack on a Jewish market that left at least six people dead, NBC New York reported Wednesday morning. MORE: Jersey City Shootout Is Captured […]

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Hampton Roads High school students express themselves at ‘Hope and Healing’ exhibition

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va- On the walls of a quaint art gallery at Virginia Wesleyan University, you’ll find yourself transported into the minds of our youth. “School shootings are addressed race is addressed, issues of family, ethnic identify, issues of happiness, sex trafficking and the environment,” said John Rudel, Curator. The exhibition is called “Healing and […]

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Everything We Know About the Santa Clarita School Shooting Suspect

The suspected 16-year-old gunman who killed two teenagers and wounded three others early Thursday morning at his high school in Santa Clarita, California — before using the final bullet to shoot himself in the head— remains in “grave condition,” local authorities said Thursday. And while the suspected shooter, reportedly named Nathaniel Berhow, is being treated […]

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Everything To Know About The Halloween Mass Shooting In Orinda, California

Last night, on Halloween, there was reportedly a horrific shooting that has left at least four people dead and several others injured. The suspect is reportedly still at large. See Also: Everything To Know About Bryon Allen’s $20 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Comcast The shooting allegedly took place at a Halloween party in Orinda, […]

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2 people killed, 10 injured in Greenville, Texas shooting

Two people were killed and at least 10 others injured in a shooting in Greenville, Texas, Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks said. The sheriff said authorities are currently looking for the shooter. Texas A&M University-Commerce confirmed the shooting early Sunday morning but said it did not occur on their campus. “Our thoughts and prayers are […]

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Homecoming ceremony for soon-to-be memorial honors slain ODU graduates of Virginia Beach mass shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Homecoming Weekend for Old Dominion University just started on Friday. And while many will flood to the school to celebrate, a group of people in Virginia Beach gathered to honor five Monarchs who will not be coming home. A ceremony for the soon-to-be Virginia Beach Monarch Memorial honored the graduates of […]

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Video of President Executing Media in Mock Church Shooting Shown at Trump Resort

At a gathering hosted by a pro-Trump group—at a resort owned by Donald Trump, featuring some of Trump’s most famous spinoff racists, sponsored by a company the Trump administration paid hundreds of millions to detain migrants—someone apparently thought it would be hilarious to show a video of Donald Trump murdering members of media outlets in […]

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Good Riddance: Colt Pulls the Plug on Producing AR-15s in the Consumer Market

Photo: iStock The day many of us thought we’d never live to see has finally arrived. In recent years, while mass shootings have dominated both headlines and cemeteries, calls for gun reform have escalated to deafening levels. As frustration and fears mount, and as organizations like the NRA have kept a stranglehold on maintaining the […]

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Targeting Those with Mental Illness Will Not Prevent Mass Shootings

I’ll wager that most readers will find Tyler’s feelings and beliefs frightening and disturbing. Yet there is a very good chance that, examined clinically, Tyler would not be diagnosed with a mental illness. It’s also obvious that Tyler is not a model of mental health. On the contrary, he is what many psychiatrists would call […]

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El Paso Police Accuse Mass Shooting Hero of Fraud: ‘What He Said is Not Truthful’

Chris Grant (L) is interviewed by CNN’s Chris Cuomo.Screenshot: CNN On Monday, Chris Grant was supposed to be honored at the White House for his courageous actions during the recent mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart that claimed 22 lives. “Chris grabbed—listen to this—soda bottles and anything else in front of him,” Trump […]

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San Francisco Officials Accuse NRA of ‘Inciting Gun Owners to Acts of Violence,’ Label It a Domestic Terrorist Organization

Photo: iStock Despite my best efforts, I have yet to succeed in having Sallie Mae recognized as a domestic terrorist organization. But apparently, the NRA, another institution worthy of that title, has been properly categorized as such by officials in San Francisco, Calif. From the Hill: San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution […]

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Emotional Brain-Training: What We Need When Stress Levels Get Too High

Associate Professor Laurel Mellin of the University of California, San Francisco, addressed that question in the wake of the shootings at El Paso and Dayton that left so many people feeling unusually fearful. Based on research from neuroscience, Dr. Mellin believes that different brain circuits, more toxic ones, are activated under conditions of high stress […]

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Latest Mass Shooting, in Odessa, Texas, Got Beto O’Rourke ‘F—ked Up’

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said the latest mass shooting is “f—-ed up” during a campaign stop in Fairfax Station, Virginia on Saturday.Photo: John Locher (AP) With the increasing occurrences of mass shootings, America is turning into the killing fields, literally. The latest on Saturday in Odessa, Texas—left 21 injured and five dead when some […]

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The Charleston Shooter Should Never Have Been Able to Get a Gun. Now, Victims’ Families Can Sue the Government Over It.

Despite a prior drug offense, the Charleston church shooter was able to buy a gun a few months before the massacre because of a flaw in the background-check system. And now the families of his victims will be able to sue the federal government over it. A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the nine […]

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‘It’s Time for Bold Action’: Cory Booker Joins Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Black Lives Matter for Gun Violence Roundtable

Photo: Donald Traill (Invision/AP) Violence is as American as apple pie, and as we wake up every morning fearful to learn about another mass shooting, or the latest hashtagged black man gunned down by trigger-happy police, what’s become abundantly clear is that gun reform in America is long overdue. To that end, on Aug. 22, […]

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Dave Chappelle, Kanye West Surprise Mass Shooting Survivors With Star-Studded Block Party, Benefit Concerts: ‘We’re Still Standing’

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) On Sunday, Dave Chappelle and Kanye West descended upon Dayton, Ohio, to deliver a pair of free benefit concerts in honor of those affected by the recent mass shooting on Aug. 4. First up was Kanye’s mythical Sunday Service, which according to Rolling Stone and USA Today boasted contributions from […]

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Leaked Memo Reveals GOP Strategy for Mass Shootings: Minimize White Supremacy, Blame Left

Image: iStock In an attempt to control the narrative around mass shootings in the United States, a leaked memo reveals the GOP’s strategy in doing so: Point the finger at the left and minimize the role of white supremacy at all costs. The Tampa Bay Times has the scoop: Congressional Republicans recently circulated talking points […]

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Tucker Carlson’s Ad Sales Are Tanking Thanks to His Appalling Racism

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) The pushback against Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s blatant on-air racism is continuing to affect the company’s bottom line as companies pull more ads from Carlson’s show. Carlson took a little vacation this week after launching into a wildly deceptive rant on Tuesday in which he claimed that the dangers […]

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After the Latest Pair of Mass Shootings, Betty White Has Become a Meme and White People Aren’t Happy About It

Photo: Jesse Grant (Getty Images for NATAS) Betty White is a national treasure. The comedian and actress has been doing the damn thing since what feels like the dawn of time, and even at 97 years of age she still makes it a point to bless us all with her trademark spunk and sass. Advertisement […]

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8Chan, Breeding Ground for White Supremacist Shooters Goes Dark; Founder Says Pull the Plug Permanently

Photo: iStock In a move that is deeply decent and sensical, a technology company has announced that it will no longer be complicit in white supremacist hatred by pulling the plug on services for 8chan, a website that has become the stomping grounds for mass murderers. The Washington Post reports that an announcement from CloudFlare […]

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An Army Soldier Is Being Called a Hero for Saving Children During the El Paso Shooting. He Just Wants to Forget What Happened

Screenshot: BBC An army private is being heralded as a hero for his role in saving kids caught in the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, this weekend. Still, his recollection of the shooting highlights the deep trauma gun and police violence have left on this country. In interviews with multiple […]

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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘Objectively True Information’ About Mass Shootings Is Worthless

This weekend, Twitter flooded with reactions to the two mass shootings El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. There was outrage at Congress’s inaction on gun control, and the white supremacist rhetoric espoused by right-wing politicians, right-wing media, and one of the shooters. Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson had a different take: people die all the […]

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