Home Intruder Dead Wrong for Targeting Wheelchair-Bound Veteran

If 22-year-old Andre Smith thought he had found an easy target in 69-year-old Eddie Frank Smith, he was dead wrong.

(pun intended)

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed Friday the disabled Vietnam veteran shot and killed the home intruder after he broke into his home in Jasper County.

Investigators said Eddie Frank Smith, a Vietnam veteran who is confined to a wheelchair, heard the rear door breaking, and went to investigate the noise. They said Andre Smith (who has no known relationship to veteran) had forced his way into the home through a rear door.

Homeowner on Detroit's west side shoots intruder

DETROIT (WXYZ) - It was a harrowing encounter on Detroit’s west side, when a homeowner shot the intruder who was holding him and his wife at gun point.

It happened before 6:00 Monday night at a home off Beaverland Rd. near Eaton.

Detroit police said two men ordered the homeowner and his wife into their house and then into the basement.

Daniel McNamara is the homeowner. He told his incredible story only to 7 Action News.

On Stinging Judicial Rebuke of DOJ Misconduct

 Notable quotes from CFIF (www.cfif.org)
"In one of the most devastating critiques I have ever read of the misbehavior of lawyers at the U.S. Justice Department, a federal judge has issued an order imposing sanctions in U.S. v. Texas, the immigration lawsuit filed by 26 states that is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Andrew Hanen of the Southern District of Texas, which is the federal trial court where the lawsuit was originally filed, released a 28-page opinion on May 19 that takes the Justice Department and its lawyers to task for violating multiple ethics and court rules by intentionally misleading and lying to the court. ...

Venezuela bans private gun ownership

Venezuela has brought a new gun law into effect which bans the commercial sale of firearms and ammunition.

Until now, anyone with a gun permit could buy arms from a private company.

Under the new law, only the army, police and certain groups like security companies will be able to buy arms from the state-owned weapons manufacturer and importer.

Taunton, MA: When seconds count, the police are only minutes away. Twenty minutes.

Help didn't arrive at Taunton home for 20 minutes

TAUNTON, Mass. —New questions have been raised about the response time to a frantic 911 call during a fatal stabbing rampage in Taunton last week.

First responders failed to respond for nearly 20 minutes after a woman called 911 reporting that she and her mother had been stabbed inside their home.

Last Friday, someone called 911 to report a crash on Myricks Street. That crash then set off a chain of 911 calls that became incresingly alarming.

Colorado movie theater owners not responsible for James Holmes’ ‘Dark Knight’ massacre

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The owner of a Colorado movie theater could not have prevented a 2012 shooting that killed 12 people, a jury decided Thursday after victims argued that lax security allowed for the attack.

The six jurors concluded that Cinemark was not liable for the rampage, siding with the nation’s third-largest theater chain in a civil case closely watched by the country’s major theater companies.

They deliberated for about three hours.

London, and Cape Cod. Stabbers attracted to gun-free zones

In these two stories, the facts are remarkably similar. Both take place in so-called gun-free zones, which seem to attract crazy people with knives.

First, in Cape Cod Mass.

Plymouth County Deputy James Creed said in a statement posted on the department’s Facebook page that the May 10 events in which two people were killed and five injured were “in every way a senseless tragedy.”

Fewer Guns Don't Mean Less Crime: Harvard Law

When itemizing Second Amendment intellectual redoubts, Harvard Law School rarely comes to mind.

Across America, record numbers of everyday Americans possess firearms, a record number of states have relaxed their firearm restrictions and public support of the individual right to keep and bear arms remains at historical highs. Insulated urban and academic centers like Harvard, however, remain stubbornly resistant to the realities accepted and even embraced by most Americans.

Home Invasion Suspect Shot By Woman After He Climbed Through Her Baby’s Window

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA — An intruder armed with a gun, zip ties, and a walkie talkie broke in through the window of a family’s home in broad daylight. The mother returned home to hear the crash of a window coming from the vicinity of the infant’s room and rushed to respond. Once she encountered the man, now identified as William Barnes, 38, he allegedly opened fire upon her. She used her own handgun to return fire, striking him multiple times. The infant was reportedly not hurt during the exchange and the suspect is in custody after being transported to the hospital.

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