Tag: Shootings

Stevie Wonder Boycotts Florida Concerts After Zimmerman Verdict

Grammy-winning performer Stevie Wonder announced during a Sunday concert in Quebec that he will no longer perform in Florida after George Zimmerman’s acquittal on Friday. Wonder vowed to continue his boycott until the β€˜Stand Your Ground’ law in the state is repealed. “I decided today that until the β€˜Stand Your Ground’ law is abolished in…

Another Multiple Shooting! 3 Dead, Several Hurt In Las Vegas Strip Shooting

Another Multiple Shooting! 3 Dead, Several Hurt In Las Vegas Strip Shooting Police say three people are dead and at least three are wounded after a ‘rolling gun battle’ and multi-vehicle crash at a busy intersection on the Las Vegas Strip. Sgt. John Sheahan says five vehicles were involved in the crash, including a taxi…

Poll: 67 Percent Of Republicans Think Video Games Are Bigger Threat Than Guns

As Republican leaders insist that the debate over gun violence in America should also address the role of violent entertainment, the latest findings from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling released Thursday showed that the vast majority of GOP voters nationwide believe video games are a bigger threat than guns. Given the choice between the two, 67…

Sandy Hook Kids Face 1st Classes Since Shooting

Classes resumed Thursday for the students of Sandy Hook Elementary School for the first time since last month’s massacre in Newtown, where a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators. With their original school still being treated as a crime scene, the more than 400 students are attending classes at a refurbished school in the…