According to the sheriff of Yuma County, Arizona, the Department of Justice is set to end a program called “Operation Streamline” which prosecutes first-time illegal border crossers, and U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and John McCain are wondering why. Sheriff Leon Wilmot brought the DOJ’s plan to Flake’s attention in a letter last month. In it, …

1

About 50 miles outside Washington D.C. is a nuclear power plant that sits on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. It’s the sort of place the government has warned is vulnerable to a terrorist attack. But an investigation conducted by The Daily Caller found that anybody can enter the property of the Calvert Cliffs …

101

The anti-gun Violence Policy Center (VPC) thinks it has finally come up with a way to get handguns, and maybe some other guns, banned. Compare ‘em to cars! Obviously, some background is in order. VPC was formed, and is still led, by Josh Sugarmann, a former staffer for the National Coalition to Ban Handguns and …

1

The Muslim Council of France (CFCM) in a joint statement with a Christian group denounced the persecution of Middle East Christians by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and said mosques across France would pray for them this week. Although several French Muslim groups have already condemned the atrocities of the Islamic State (IS) …

1

Three of the four Georgia teens charged with the brutal beating that left a 36-year-old Mableton man dead have been convicted of murder. The incident was initially reported as a hit-and-run death back in July when the incident occurred but police soon realized what had actually happened. Police arrested 19-year-old Jekari Oshay Strozier, 18-year-old Antonio Shantwan …

101
10 Year NICS Chart

Last year was an extraordinary one for firearm sales, a year unlike any other in the industry’s history. That’s a fact to be mindful of when comparing estimated sales through the first seven months of 2014 with those of the previous year, notes Steve Sanetti, President and CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the …

1

We said on 9/11 that we’d “never forget.” But when our president has a no-strategy strategy for stopping Islamic extremists, isn’t Washington sidestepping our commitment of remembrance, in addition to its duty to protect our land and liberties? Indeed, Washington mocks those who gave their lives on that day that changed America by the fact …

1

While we talk about democracy and equal rights, we seem increasingly to let both private and government decisions be determined by mob rule. There is nothing democratic about mob rule. It means that some people’s votes are to be overruled by other people’s disruptions, harassments and threats. The latest examples are the mobs in the …

6

On September 8 2014, Panera Bread bakery-cafes joined Chipotle, Jack in the Box, Chili’s, Sonic, and Target in asking law-abiding customers to shop unarmed in its stores. The news originally broke on Twitter, where Everytown for Gun Safety tweeted Panera’s request: “Please don’t bring guns into our cafes.” According to the Huffington Post, Panera released the …

1

The National Rifle Association and its 5 million members are attempting to win over US public opinion in the debate over guns against the efforts of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as midterm elections approach. Bloomberg, the media magnate and former New York City mayor, has unveiled his latest attack on American gun …

1

(KTVI) – The situation in Ferguson will take center stage Tuesday in Washington, D.C.  Senator Claire McCaskill will lead a hearing into the militarization of state and local police departments. You can expect to hear a lot of perspectives from different players involved with the issue including local law enforcement. WATCH LIVE NOW All is …

1

ISIS-Linked Extremists Vow to Assassinate Twitter Employees Adam Weinstein Demonstrating all the alacrity of a scorned online fedora-enthusiast and all the civility of—well, of a murderous jihadi—a social media account connected to allies of the Islamic State has issued calls to kill Twitter employees for trying to stamp out radicals’ accounts on the popular social …

1

The Ohio State University marching band performed a glorious, TV-inspired halftime show. The show includes classic tunes such as the theme songs from Batman, The Simpsons, The Addams Family, I Dream of Jeannie, Game of Thones, MASH, The Lone Ranger and much more. It’s just the best. [via Daily Pics and Flicks]

1

Via Telegraph: A freed French hostage held with David Haines has said one of his kidnappers took a perverse pleasure in torturing Syrian prisoners, and had boasted of how he had raped and killed a young mother before beheading her baby. Nicolas Hénin, a journalist, identified one of his kidnappers as Mehdi Nemmouche, 29, the French …

1

Another woman has come forward with allegations against former “Sons of Guns” star Will Hayden, prompting East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives Monday to add forcible rape to the list of charges the 49-year-old is facing. The victim told detectives she was allegedly raped 22 years ago—when she was 12 years old—while she was staying with …

26

By Alicia Neaves, NewsWest 9  Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter made an appearance on CNN Friday, addressing local preparations for possible terrorist acts. Now another West Texas county, which sits on the border, is weighing in.With alleged ISIS operations taking place in Mexico, NewsWest 9 spoke with the sheriff of the largest county in Texas, which …

1