Doomsday prepper has spent $45K amassing supplies for nuclear disaster

A Missouri doomsday prepper estimates she has spent a whopping $45,000 fortifying her home — citing the war in Ukraine and surging inflation as the latest indications of an imminent apocalypse that has escalated her efforts.

Rowan MacKenzie, 38, has spent over a decade amassing ample food and survival supplies in anticipation of nuclear disaster or any other kind of societal collapse.

MacKenzie’s social media posts documenting her latest projects and tips for other preppers have garnered her a massive following of over 81,000 on TikTok.

San Antonio cop James Brennand fired after shooting burger-eating teen Erik Cantu in McDonald’s parking lot

A Texas police officer who shot and wounded a teenager who had been sitting in his car eating a hamburger has been fired, police said.

San Antonio Officer James Brennand was fired after shooting Erik Cantu, 17, on Oct. 2 in a fast food restaurant parking lot, police training commander Alyssa Campos said in a video statement released Wednesday.

Brennand had responded to an unrelated disturbance at the fast-food restaurant when he saw the Cantu inside the car, which had evaded him a day earlier, Campos said.

Fla. cop pawned agency-issued AR-15, stole partner’s credit card

HIALEAH GARDENS, Fla. — Four times over the past two months a rookie police officer who dabbled in martial arts pawned several high-powered weapons issued to him by the law enforcement agency for just over $1,200, police said Thursday.

The guns pawned by Leonardo Carbo, 30, included an Armalite AR-15 rifle and were service weapons provided to him by the Hialeah Gardens Police Department.

4 Reasons Gun Control Can’t Solve America’s Violence Problem

The gun-control paradigm—the idea that the solution to American violence is more laws restricting guns—is unhelpful.

Gun control doesn’t work. Indeed, any statistical connection between gun policy and violence is tenuous. But even if gun control was effective, it would still be flawed.

Detroit Police Shot a Woman's Dog and Allegedly Dumped It in Garbage Can

A Detroit woman is demanding answers and an apology after police shot her dog and allegedly dumped it in a neighbor's garbage can—the latest in a string of dog shootings by Detroit police that have outraged owners and led to many costly lawsuit settlements.

BREAKING: Americans under felony indictment have a right to buy guns, judge rules

Sept 20 (Reuters) - A federal law prohibiting people under felony indictment from buying firearms is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Texas has concluded, citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that significantly expanded gun rights.

U.S. District Judge David Counts, an appointee of Republican former President Donald Trump, reached that conclusion on Monday in dismissing a federal indictment against Jose Gomez Quiroz, who had been charged under the decades-old ban.

Kentucky prosecutor suspended after promising to help a defendant in exchange for nude photos

The Kentucky Supreme Court has suspended an Eastern Kentucky prosecutor who promised to help a defendant in exchange for nude photos.

Ronnie Goldy is the commonwealth’s attorney for Bath, Menifee, Montgomery and Rowan counties. Although the court temporarily suspended him, it said in its Friday order that only the General Assembly can remove Goldy from office through impeachment, the Courier Journal reported.

US border cops harvest info from citizens' phones, build massive database

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US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) "routinely conducts warrantless searches of Americans' devices" every year, in a number of cases downloading texts, photos, call logs, and more into a central database where it's stored for 15 years and searchable by some 2,700 federal employees.

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