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Off-Duty Cop May Face Discipline After Thief Steals Gun From Her Purse

If you are a police officer, one of your primary responsibilities (other than protecting the peace, blah blah) is ensuring that your gun doesn’t get stolen. That said, and I don’t know anything about police work but I do know something about purses, maybe don’t keep your gun somewhere so snatchable? » 7/16/15 4:00pm 7/16/15 4:00pm

Idiot Arrested for Bringing Assault Rifle, Kevlar Vest On Mall Outing

Some people like taking pictures of themselves with their guns. That’s fine, as the world needs all kinds. Most people, though, would understand that trying to take a picture with your guns should be done at home and not in a busy mall on the eve of Independence Day. Army sergeant Bryan Scott Wolfinger didn’t. » 7/03/15 4:00pm 7/03/15 4:00pm

Couple Suing The Waldorf-Astoria Because Wedding Guest's Gun Went Off 

A wedding reception at the Waldorf-Astoria was interrupted and ultimately shut down last weekend when a guest’s gun accidentally discharged during a pre-wedding cocktail hour, injuring 5 people. Incredibly, the ceremony went on without a hitch; the bride didn’t discover what had happened until the hotel told her the… » 6/22/15 12:10pm 6/22/15 12:10pm

Silly Capitol Police Officers Keep Forgetting Their Guns in Bathrooms

Capitol Police officers seem to have a habit of forgetting their guns whenever they take a leak. Several incidents have occurred in the past few months with Glocks being left out in the open by absent-minded security. In January, a Glock and its magazine were found jammed in a toilet seat cover holder at the Capitol… » 5/03/15 3:45pm 5/03/15 3:45pm

Texas Bill Would Prevent Doctors from Asking About Guns in the Home

A bill recently introduced into the Texas State Legislature would make it illegal for doctors to ask their patients if they own guns. Doctors ask about guns to make sure that they're being stored safely and to gauge a patient's domestic violence risks. But the bill sponsor, State Representative Stuart Spitzer, seems… » 3/25/15 6:40pm 3/25/15 6:40pm

Allowing Guns on College Campuses Will Not Save Women From Rape 

Today, the New York Times spotlights a movement at the intersection of two immensely violent American misunderstandings: first, the idea that carrying guns makes your surroundings safer, and second, the idea that the onus is on rape victims—rather than their rapists—to prevent their rapes. » 2/18/15 1:10pm 2/18/15 1:10pm

Report Finds Link Between Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence 

Michael Bloomberg's advocacy group, Everytown for Gun Safety, recently completed an analysis that found a strong connection between mass shootings and domestic violence. Everytown's report looked at mass shootings dating between January 2009 and and July 2014. The group used the FBI's definition of a mass shooting:… » 2/08/15 1:00pm 2/08/15 1:00pm

More Preschool-Aged Children Than Policemen Killed by Guns Each Year

In a Sunday op-ed at the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof writes about the contentious-among-idiots invention of "smart guns"—guns that (for example) fire only if a recognized fingerprint is on the trigger, or if the shooter is wearing a companion wristwatch. Recently, a 17-year-old Boulder resident named Kai Kloepfer… » 1/19/15 4:00pm 1/19/15 4:00pm

Woman On Heroin Smuggles Gun Into Jail Via Vagina, Is Basically Magic

Josephine McAllister of Albuquerque , NM was recently booked on a grab bag of charges (including larceny, obstruction of the law and receiving stolen credit cards). But all of that wasn't enough, so McAllister is also adding "hiding a gun in the privates" to her list of charges. Except her story needs some work. » 1/07/15 6:40pm 1/07/15 6:40pm

High School: 'Tasteful and Stylish' Guns OK In Senior Portraits

The citizens of Broken Bow, Nebraska have spoken and their voices will be heard: Any teen graduating from the town's high school will be allowed to pose with a gun on their shoulder, their lap, or swinging nonchalantly from one arm like a fashion accessory. The only catch? The photo has to be appropriate. » 10/23/14 5:30pm 10/23/14 5:30pm