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Rick Perry said in an interview Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that the shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, earlier this week shows why gun-free zones are "a bad idea" and said he believes people should be able to take their firearms to the movies. "I think that it makes a...
On Thursday July 23, 2015 Mark, Ed, And Sargent Sam Interviewed Jonathon McCroskey the co-founder of "Operation Hero Guard"
Despite his heroic effort to fight off a knife-wielding attacker from a then-16-year-old girl, Target is suing a man who stopped a stabbing in one of their Pittsburgh-area stores. Michael Turner, 50, was at the big box chain's location in East Liberty when he confronted attacker...
The Texas Tribune reports Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate who has drawn fire for his inflammatory comments on illegal immigration, is making a trip to the Texas-Mexico border, a Border Patrol union official said late Tuesday. Trump is visiting Laredo this...
As a response to last week's Chattanooga shooting, Brenham residents are taking up arms to guard their local military recruitment center. They are hoping other cities will join in on the movement. Warning - weapons prohibited; it's the first thing you see when walking up to the...
I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold. Though I hadn’t touched the dashboard, the vents in the Jeep Cherokee started blasting cold air at the maximum setting, chilling the sweat on my back through the in-seat climate control...
Add “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell to the list of Americans who believe the Pentagon should arm recruiters and other service members after the attack in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Navy SEAL veteran took to Facebook on Monday night and ripped the Pentagon’s decisions in the...
Gov. Greg Abbott says he is reluctantly asking Texas Military Forces to arm soldiers at their home bases after Thursday’s attacks at military sites in Tennessee that killed four Marines and one sailor. Abbott said in a release Saturday that he will authorize Adjutant General...
As colleges grapple with the widespread problem of sexual assault, there is a growing consensus that the nation’s schools need to do more to educate young people about sex and relationships before they ever set foot on campus. A little-noticed measure tucked into the Senate’s...