Alabama school suspends 1st-grader for making finger gun while playing cops and robbers, says outraged parent

An outraged parent and gun rights groups are speaking out against an Alabama elementary school that suspended a first-grader, reportedly for making a finger gun.

Jerrod Belcher, whose six-year-old son J.B. attends Bagley Elementary School in Jefferson County, Alabama, says the school over-reacted to a game of "cops and robbers." A notice of suspension shared with Fox News Digital states that Belcher's son committed a "Class III" infraction on September 1 by "using his fingers to shoot at another student."

Bill Gates: Every Person on Earth Should ‘Prove Their Identity’ with ‘Digital ID’


Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is calling on nations around the world to adopt his “global solution” for “digital ID” to ensure that every single person on Earth “proves their identity.”

In a post on Twitter/X, Gates lamented that there are “850 million people” still left in the world who “lack ID that proves their identity.”

According to Gates, the Modular Open-Source Identification Platform (MOSIP) is a “global solution” for rolling out digital IDs for the entire human race.

Gates describes MOSIP as an “inclusive approach” to a “global digital ID system” that serves as “a formidable solution” for “dismantling the barriers” for people millions of people around the world who don’t have suitable identification.

Apple exec allegedly offered Bay Area cop iPads for gun permits

The head of global security at Apple, Thomas Moyer, is facing a bribery charge for allegedly offering over $50,000 worth of iPads to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office in exchange for concealed carry weapon permits for Apple’s executive security team. This charge was reinstated by a tribunal of judges in California’s 6th District Court of Appeal, after a lower court had initially dismissed it.

France Passes Controversial Bill Granting Police Remote Surveillance Powers

France has recently passed a bill that grants police the authority to remotely activate the cameras, microphones, and GPS of suspects' phones as a means of surveillance. The legislation extends to other devices such as laptops, cars, and connected devices, allowing remote recording of sound and images for individuals suspected of various offenses, including terrorism, delinquency, and organized crime.

Government Agencies Purchase Vast Amounts of Personal Data from Commercial Brokers

Government agencies, including the FBI, Department of Defense, and National Security Agency, have been buying extensive quantities of personal information belonging to U.S. citizens from commercial data brokers, as revealed in a recently declassified report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The report exposes the scale and invasiveness of the consumer data market, which enables widespread surveillance. The data acquired includes not only individuals' locations and connections but also their beliefs and predictions about future actions.

Gunman's AR-15 Jams During Shooting Incident at Turnberry Towers, Las Vegas

A shooting incident at the Turnberry Towers condominium complex near the Las Vegas Strip was halted when a security officer shot the gunman after his AR-15 rifle jammed, according to court documents obtained by the 8 News Now Investigators. Andrew Warrender, 32, entered the building with the rifle, pointed it at several people, and fired a shot before the malfunction occurred. The security officer, who was armed, responded by shooting the gunman. Warrender was taken to the hospital and is now facing charges including attempted murder.

Investigation Reveals Massive Ammo Theft at Cabela's Christiana Store

Cabela's, the popular sporting goods and outdoor store, is currently under investigation for lax shoplifting prevention after approximately half a million rounds of ammunition were stolen from its Christiana Mall location in Delaware, according to a statement released by the Delaware Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday.

Homeowner Shoots Burglar in Self-Defense: Las Vegas Incident

A homeowner in a Las Vegas gated community took action to defend his home when confronted by a group of burglars. The incident occurred on February 7, when the homeowner, alerted by his dogs and home security cameras, witnessed four individuals attempting to break into his residence. The homeowner armed himself and fired shots at the burglars as they gained entry to his home. One suspect was struck by a bullet.

Maryland's Highest Court Restricts Testimony Linking Guns to Bullets in Landmark Decision

Maryland's highest court has ruled that firearms experts are no longer allowed to testify that a specific gun fired a specific bullet. The decision imposes limits on the practice of firearm "tool mark" analysis, which suggests that unique marks are left on ammunition by the components of guns. Previously, firearms examiners could testify if they believed a recovered gun fired bullets or casings found at a crime scene. However, the court found the scientific methodology unreliable, allowing examiners only to testify about patterns and markings consistent or inconsistent with bullets fired from a known firearm.

Biden mocks Second Amendment supporters, says you 'need an F-16' to take on government

President Biden took another swipe at Second Amendment supporters Tuesday evening, reminding them that they would "need an F-16" to challenge the U.S. government.

Biden's remarks at a fundraising event in a private residence in California came as he discussed gun violence in America and stressed the notion that Americans do not need AR-15s.


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