Amber Guyger fired from Dallas Police Department after killing neighbor in his own home

Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall fired Officer Amber Guyger on Monday, less than three weeks after Guyger shot and killed Botham Jean in his apartment after mistaking it for her own.

Hall had claimed she could not fire Guyger just a few days earlier, alternately citing legal restrictions on her authority and a concern that the administrative process involved in a formal termination would undermine parallel efforts to hold her criminally liable for killing her neighbor.

But late...

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3-D gun advocate jailed after allegedly having sex with a minor

After apparently attempting to flee arrest to Taiwan, Cody Wilson — a well-known 3-D printed gun advocate, and creator of one of white supremacists’ favorite fundraising sites — is finally behind bars.

According to KVUE, Wilson was booked into jail in Texas’s Harris County on Sunday. He was arrested for felony sexual assault, and is accused of paying a teenager for sex. His bond is currently $150,000.

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New emails show NRA’s sway over Florida government officials

The Tampa Bay Times released hundreds of emails between NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer and the Florida Department of Agriculture on Friday, revealing a close relationship between one of the most influential champions for gun rights and the agency tasked with regulating the nearly 2 million Floridians who carry concealed weapons.

Hammer, now 79 years old, has for pushed some of the most dangerous gun laws through the Florida legislature, including big, controversial laws like Stand Your ...

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New emails show NRA’s sway over Florida government officials

The Tampa Bay Times released hundreds of emails between NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer and the Florida Department of Agriculture on Friday, revealing a close relationship between one of the most influential champions for gun rights and the agency tasked with regulating the nearly 2 million Floridians who carry concealed weapons.

Hammer, now 79 years old, has for pushed some of the most dangerous gun laws through the Florida legislature, including big, controversial laws like Stand Your ...

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Alex Jones and InfoWars banned from PayPal

In recent weeks, Infowars — the go-to website for the tinfoil hat brigade — has seen its audience plummet after companies like Apple, Spotify, and Google removed the publication one by one from their platforms.

Before it was removed, more than two million people were subscribed to the network’s YouTube channel, which had amassed billions of views for its conspiratorial videos. Millions more followed the site’s social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter. And as those a...

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Alex Jones and InfoWars banned from PayPal

In recent weeks, Infowars — the go-to website for the tinfoil hat brigade — has seen its audience plummet after companies like Apple, Spotify, and Google removed the publication one by one from their platforms.

Before it was removed, more than two million people were subscribed to the network’s YouTube channel, which had amassed billions of views for its conspiratorial videos. Millions more followed the site’s social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter. And as those a...

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3-D printed gun advocate Cody Wilson arrested in Taiwan

Cody Wilson, the gun enthusiast who has been the center of national debate over 3-D printed guns, was arrested in Taiwan Friday after being charged with sexual assault in Texas, according to Taiwan News.

Wilson, who missed his flight home from Taipei, Taiwan on Wednesday, was wanted by Texas authorities for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. The girl said in an interview last month that she met Wilson on SugarDaddyMeet.com, and the two exchanged nude photographs befor...

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Thoughts and prayers: The NRA is bleeding money

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has lost tens of millions of dollars in membership dues since the 2016 election and is more than $30 million in debt, according to an audit obtained by OpenSecrets.

The gun advocacy group previously alleged financial hardship in a lawsuit filed earlier this year, citing “serious difficulties obtaining corporate insurance” after Lockton dropped the NRA’s gun owner insurance.

The group is also facing a serious decline in re...

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Ugly attack on BLM shows Jeff Sessions is desperate to distract from evidence that they’re right

After months of workshopping in speeches around the country, Attorney General Jeff Sessions seems to have settled on a final version of his newest inflammatory stiff-arm to all criticism of law enforcement.

Black Lives Matter, the ACLU, and other critics of police are the reason that murder rates have ticked upward in a handful of major cities over the past few years, Sessions said Wednesday just north of Chicago.

“If you want more shootings and death, then listen to the ACLU...

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Shooting in Maryland leaves ‘multiple’ dead or injured

“Multiple” people were killed or injured in a shooting at a warehouse in Aberdeen, Maryland, police said Thursday.

Authorities told WBAL-TV lead investigative reporter Jayne Miller the suspected shooter was a woman who had been transported to a nearby hospital. Police said the shooter allegedly used a single weapon, a handgun, to carry out the attack.

Other victims were taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment.

The incident took place at ...

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