Can they both lose? . . .
The parents of two kids killed in the Sandy Hook massacre are suing conspiracy monger Alex Jones over his claims that the shooting was a hoax, according to new reports.
The families of 6-year-old victims Jesse Lewis and Noah Pozner — two of 26 kids and teachers slain when gunman Adam Lanza opened fire on Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 — both filed suits in Texas on Monday against Jones and his media company InfoWars, each seeking in excess of $1 million, according to the Hartford Courant.
Both suits charge that Jones defamed the parents by calling them “crisis actors” — and that his conspiracy theories over the 2012 shooting led to viewers sending them death threats, the paper reports.
Looking for a place to spend your hard-earned entertainment dollars? See ‘A Quite Place’ and piss off a hoplophobe . . .
Leftists are very angry that the hit horror film, “A Quiet Place,” which depicts a family living in silence, evading an alien force that has consumed most of humanity, allows its characters to carry — and even use — guns.
The New Yorker called “A Quiet Place’s” politics, “regressive,” calling the picture a right-wing “fantasy of survivalism,” where both the father and mother wield firearms in order to protect their growing family. The family, the magazine moans, lacks an “authentic inner expression” but manage to “bring to the fore” the “idealistic elements of gun culture.” …
But — and hopefully this doesn’t spoil the movie — the movies true awfulness shines through in scenes where the family must defend themselves in one-on-one combat with the mysterious extra-terrestrials. Far from being a “progressive” force out to illuminate the human race, the aliens are mostly there to devour anyone who makes the slightest noise (while blind, the aliens have extra-sensitive hearing, which allows them to track their human prey).
Ultimately, the family must confront the aliens, and they do so armed with long-barrel rifles. And those rifles prove incredibly useful.
It’s easy to oppose civilian gun ownership when you can afford to buy all the armed security you need with pocket change . . .
In a proxy statement released Friday ahead of Facebook’s annual shareholder meeting next month, the company disclosed that it paid $8.8 million to cover Zuckerberg’s security and personal travel last year.
The figure rose from $5.8 million in 2016 as Zuckerberg toured across the country last year.
“Because of the high visibility of our company, our compensation & governance committee has authorized an “overall security program” for Mr. Zuckerberg to address safety concerns due to specific threats to his safety arising directly as a result of his position as our founder, Chairman, and CEO,” the company writes in its disclosure.
Be careful when traveling . . .
Pennsylvania will no longer honor Virginia CHPs effective May 16! They also don’t honor non-resident permits, so having a non-resident Florida or Utah permit, for example, won’t work either.
The reason listed is that Virginia’s background check is insufficient.
It’s not about guns, it’s about control . . .
Two weeks before Christmas in 2012, a 22-year-old masked man armed with a stolen assault-style rifle went on a shooting rampage in a crowded shopping mall in Happy Valley, Oregon, just outside Portland, thrusting holiday shoppers into a maelstrom. By the time the bullets stopped flying, three people, including the gunman, had been fatally shot, and a 15-year-old girl was wounded.
Now family members of the deceased victims are pushing for a ballot measure that would make Oregon one of the few states in the nation to mandate that gun owners lock up their firearms. They contend that such a law could have thwarted the afternoon massacre at the Clackamas Town Center mall.
All in all, this could have been a lot worse than it is. And it’s not like kids are going learn any of this in high school . . .
By now, you’ve definitely heard about the Second Amendment. It might be a phrase you caught tossed around during AP history or on the evening news your parents insist on watching at dinner. Maybe you heard about the second amendment during the coverage of recent mass shootings or perhaps you encountered the word when you attended The March For Our Lives rally to support gun control.
Despite where you may have encountered this tricky bit of The Constitution, odds are that there are parts of it that you still don’t truly understand. You may have asked yourself: What does this amendment actually mean? Or: How has it evolved over the course of our nation’s history? Well, get ready to have all of your questions answered.
Here is a timeline all about the history of gun control in America…
And they want us to give up our guns. 😂😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/3v97orABaX
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