Tag Archive for gun control

Change starts with Sheriff Hanlin

The shooting at Umpqua Community College was Oregon’s deadliest shooting in history. Nine people were killed. Many more injured. The gunman’s death was declared a suicide. As with every mass shooting in the U.S., which come at an astonishingly alarming rate (Shooting in Oregon: So far in 2015, we’ve had 274 days and 294 mass…

Rick Perry: “Demons” did it

Demons. The last refuge of a scoundrel. Rick Perry says prayer more effective than gun control | ksdk.com. In a statement responding to President Barack Obama’s executive actions to reduce gun violence, [Texas Governor Rick] Perry says he’s “disgusted” by what he calls the “political left” using the Connecticut school massacre to push for greater…

Irrational thoughts reign: Ideas of the Sandy Hook truthers (Update: People are sickening)

This piece is a rundown of the popular conspiracy theories surrounding the Newtown school shooting. While they are all really implausible, some are bizarre. Meet the Sandy Hook truthers – Salon.com. Yes, there really are Newtown truthers. But in the crazy world of Sandy Hook conspiracy theories, this one may be the worst yet. (Maybe…

Conspiracy professor manufactures outrageous alternative story of Newtown shooting

FAU prof stirs controversy by disputing Newtown massacre A communication professor known for conspiracy theories has stirred controversary [sic] at Florida Atlantic University with claims that last month’s Newtown, Conn., school shootings did not happen as reported – or may not have happened at all. Moreover, James Tracy asserts in radio interviews and on his…