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ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED. 

Gun Crime Archive

IL – GUN CRIME – Illinois State Police acknowledge it wrongly issued a gun license to Aurora shooter

In a detailed statement the agency also suggested that the Aurora Police Department may have failed to do its part to ensure the man no longer owned a weapon. 

NV – GUN CRIME – Las Vegas men face charges in theft of machine guns, firearms, silencers from SHOT Show

Two men made their initial appearances in federal court Wednesday on charges related to the possession of 65 firearms, including machine guns, and silencers, stolen at a Las Vegas gun show last month. 

CA – GUN CRIME – Authorities arrest Customs and Border Protection officer suspected of selling guns without license

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has been charged with selling guns without a license and using his status as a law enforcement officer to buy and then transfer handguns not available to the general public. 

OH – GUN CRIME – High school student held on $100,00 bond after revolver, ammo found at school

A Franklin County judge ordered Worthington Kilbourne High School student Domonic Keaton be held on a $100,000 bond after police said he took a gun to the school twice this week.

DC – Gun Crime – U.S. to push D.C. gun cases into federal court as Washington struggles with 40 percent murder spike

Scores of D.C. defendants will be prosecuted for federal gun crimes rather than local charges in the next year as part of a citywide crackdown on convicted felons caught illegally possessing a firearm officials said. 

DC – GUN CRIME – FBI launches new effort to help combat crime in DC (VIDEO)

The FBI is launching a new initiative to help drive down violent crime in the District, targeting repeat offenders arrested with guns. 

ND – GUN CRIME – North Dakota not in the grips of fear of crime

North Dakotans probably worry more about the polar vortex or being in debt than they do about someone breaking into their house or getting robbed in the streets. 

FL – GUN CRIME – UCF student arrested, had fully automatic AR-15 in vehicle at campus dorm, police say (VIDEO)

An engineering student at UCF was arrested after police discovered he was keeping a fully-automatic AR-15 in his car at an on-campus dorm, authorities said. 

NV – GUN CRIME – The Latest: Survivor says Vegas gunman ‘just a sick person’

Las Vegas shooting survivor Kimberly King says she wasn’t surprised that an FBI report released Tuesday found no motive for the gunman because it’s felt for a long time like there will be no answers. 

NAT’L – GUN CRIME – New gun crime numbers are bad news for the gun control lobby

Earlier this month, the Department of Justice published updated numbers on how guns used and found at the scenes of state and federal crimes were obtained, and the American people will be shocked to know that criminals still don’t like to follow gun laws. 

MD – GUN CRIME – Know this, Baltimore: There Will Be Guns And Drugs

After a lifetime of trying to combat the violence problem in Baltimore, why is it that seemingly no progress has been made? 

CA – GUN CRIME – Well, Duh: DOJ Confirms Most Guns Used In Crimes Are From the Black Market

It seems like the more gun control advocates try to limit the Second Amendment with studies, the more it blows back in their face. A study conducted by the Violence Prevention Research Program and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that California’s strict gun control laws had absolutely zero impact. 

TX – GUN CRIME – Texas Woman Aimed Gun At Boyfriend For Snapchat Photo — And Pulled The Trigger, Cops Say (VIDEO)

A Texas woman faces felony charges after posing for a Snapchat photo that ended with her boyfriend dead, according to police.

CA – GUN CRIME – Gunman who killed Davis Officer Natalie Corona was ordered to surrender AR-15 rifle.

California Department of Justice records show he agreed to surrender a black .223-caliber Bushmaster AR-15 rifle in November. 

CA – GUN CRIME – Davis police officer was ambushed — shooter emptied gun even after she collapsed, officials say

Natalie Corona was ambushed. The gunman rode up on a bicycle, inexplicably opened fire, and when Corona collapsed, unloaded his semiautomatic pistol on the young rookie police officer. 

UT – Gun Crime – After Utah slaying, lawmaker wants to expand liability when borrowed guns kill or injure (VIDEO)

Following the death of a University of Utah student, a newly elected state lawmaker wants to make it easier to sue people who loan out guns that are then used in a crime. 

Int’l – Gun Crime – Man gets seven-year sentence for smuggling 25 guns into Canada

The lawyer for Thanh Viet Pham said he was forced to commit the crime by drug dealers who also ‘told him to shoot at cops if necessary.’ 

Nat’l – Gun Control – Obama Pushes Gun Control for ‘Trayvon’ and ‘Those Congregants in Thousand Oaks

BREITBART.COM December 14, 2018 – Barack Obama pushed gun control for “Trayvon” and “those congregants in Thousand Oaks,” among others, during a December 13 acceptance speech for the Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award. 

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BREAKING :
ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED.