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The Muskogee, Oklahoma, police department has released an extremely graphic body-camera video showing an officer chasing and shooting down a black man suspected of making gun threats. The first-person clip was meant to justify the cop’s actions, but raised controversy. In the video, Muskogee, Oklahoma officer Chansey McMillin is seen arriving to investigate a 911 …

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A Montana police officer pulled over an unarmed man for a traffic stop and shot him. Officer Grant Morrison testified to a jury that he feared for his life because the man was high on methamphetamines and was worried he was reaching for a gun, so he fired. The jury viewed the dash-cam video that showed …

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From planes to protests to presidents – and even the odd pitched battle. Plenty of videos gave us pause for thought in 2014, bringing a new dimension to news stories from around the world. Immediate aftermath of MH17 crash Amateur video surfaced showing the horrific aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, which …

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Jaleel Tariq Abdul-Jabbaar, 46, of Washington state has been arrested for multiple Facebook posts in which he threatened to kill former Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson and other law enforcement officers. According to the criminal complaint filed in a U.S. district court on Monday, December 1st, Abdul-Jabbaar began posting the threatening messages only 5 days after Wilson …

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The FBI ran more than three background checks per second ‒ more than 175,000 total ‒ on Black Friday, thanks to the largest ever number of guns purchased on the biggest retail day in the US. It was the second most reviews ever during a single day. Purchasing guns on Black Friday ‒ the start …

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A bitter war of words between hacker collective Anonymous and the Klu Klux Klan risks spilling over into real violence, with the hate group allegedly threatening to shoot dead activists wearing the Guy Fawkes mask in southern Missouri. Earlier this week, Anonymous sent out a tweet relating an alleged interaction between Frank Ancona, the self-described “Imperial …

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United States Attorney General Eric Holder has gone on the record to oppose a lawsuit filed by Second Amendment advocates who say a federal ban against purchasing handguns out of state violates the US Constitution. On Friday, Holder filed a 60-page motion rejecting a lawsuit filed in July that challenged a ban on how Americans …

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Retired congressman Ron Paul says that recent terrorist attacks and school shootings in North America are guaranteed to give lawmakers the ammunition to pursue new gun control legislation. Paul, the 79-year-old former House of Representatives member who unsuccessfully ran three times for president of the United States, warns in an audio message made available this …

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Exercising the state’s open-carry laws on firearms, Ohio residents brought their guns to a Walmart store to protest the officer-involved fatal shooting of African-American shopper John Crawford. About 40 people rallied on Saturday in front of the Beavercreek Walmart to demonstrate against the death of Crawford, 22, who was shot to death by police inside …

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The Khorasan Group, the Al-Qaeda-linked cell that just landed on the US intelligence radar last month, allegedly has Americans in its ranks fighting in the Middle East whom the FBI cannot prevent from re-entering the country. Last month, the world was introduced to yet another terrorist group – the Khorasan Group – a veteran group …

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A milling machine that allows customers to make the body of an AR-15 rifle has sold out in 36 hours. Despite costing $1,200, there was no shortage of buyers as clients wanted to build part of their own gun – with no serial number – in their own homes. Defense Distributed, owned by gun rights …

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Police departments that have been slammed for increased militarization through the Defense Department’s surplus equipment program now have a new dilemma. Some of them have discovered they cannot give their unused war supplies back to the Pentagon. The DoD’s Excess Property Program ‒ also known as the 1033 Program ‒ furnishes police departments around the …

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The restaurateur responsible for a Cajun eatery in Louisiana hoped law enforcement would take advantage of an unusual discount offered during lunchtime, but says his eatery has since become a hot destination for gun enthusiasts. Bergeron’s Restaurant owner Kevin Cox says the plan was meant as a way of giving thanks to the local police. …

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The Senate has passed a bill authorizing President Barack Obama to begin arming “moderate” rebels in Syria as part of a plan to step up the US military campaign against Islamic State militants. The bill, which easily passed Thursday by a vote of 78-22, is headed to Obama’s desk for his signature. "The House and …

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Just one month after the shooting death of African-American teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer, which brought military-grade vehicles and weapons onto the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, in response to an outbreak of protests and riots, Americans are wakening to the realization that their school districts are also being militarized. Although many Americans …

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If the US fails to attack Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria, the country could face the prospect of “many” terrorist attacks similar to September 11, a top-ranking Democrat says. It comes as the House debates arming Syrian rebels to fight IS. Speaking during a floor debate at the House of Representatives on …

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A Texas gun shop known for its controversial signs has managed to raise eyebrows once again by criticizing President Barack Obama and bringing up the gruesome issue of beheadings to do it. Outside of the Katy, Texas-based Tactical Firearms, the company currently has a sign asking, “Does one of Obama’s family members have to be …

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