Italian Police Seize Air-to-Air Missile, Dozens of Firearms in Raids on Neo-Nazis

The Italian General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) seized an arsenal of weaponry ranging from bolt-action rifles and automatic weapons to a “combat-ready” air-to-air missile from a neo-Nazi group in a series of raids supported by police in Milan, Varese, Forli and Novara, the BBC reported on Monday. In a statement to the BBC, […]

Incendiary N.R.A. Videos Find New Critics: N.R.A. Leaders – The New York Times

ImageWayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association’s chief executive, speaking at the organization’s annual meeting last year. There is growing discomfort among leaders at the N.R.A. over the videos its streaming service produces.CreditCreditJustin Sullivan/Getty Images The flash point was Thomas the Tank Engine. Last September, the National Rifle Association’s famously combative spokeswoman, Dana Loesch, provoked widespread […]

Thousand Oaks shooting: Multiple fatalities at Borderline Bar including deputy – The Washington Post

BREAKING: Authorities identified the attacker in the shooting as Ian David Long, 28. A gunman opened fire inside a crowded country-music bar late Wednesday in Southern California, killing a dozen people, a toll that included a sheriff’s deputy who had rushed inside to confront the shooter, police said. The gunman was later found dead inside. […]

President Trump, Pennsylvania politicians react to shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue – Elevating the news in Pittsburgh

Gov. Tom Wolf, center, walks with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald Elected officials from Pittsburgh and around Pennsylvania are reacting to a shooting at a Squirrel Hill synagogue that has left multiple people dead and several injured. “This is an incredibly sad day for all of us,” Gov. Tom Wolf told reporters gathered near Tree of […]

‘I don’t know what else to do’: Grieving Capital Gazette journalists cover the massacre of their own newsroom – Baltimore Sun

An armored truck rumbled outside the Capital Gazette newspaper office in Annapolis. Police with assault rifles walked the street. Yellow crime tape cordoned off the newsroom where the journalists were fatally shot. And across the street, their colleagues — two reporters, one photographer — were working to report the story of the day, the massacre […]

Indiana School Shooting Says Everything About Our Gun Sickness

On Friday morning, a student at an Indiana middle school opened fire inside a classroom, sending two people—one teenager and one adult—to a local hospital with gunshot wounds. According to local police, the shooter is in custody. The attack, which occurred in the Indianapolis exurb of Noblesville, comes just a week after the mass shooting […]

Florida supermarket suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protest – Chicago Tribune

Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in “die ins” at two Publix supermarkets Friday to protest the chain’s support for a gubernatorial candidate aligned with the National Rifle Association, as the company announced a suspension of political contributions. The students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shouted “USA, not NRA!” and caused brief […]