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Louisiana Shooting

Don't Let Background Check Failure Be the Lesson of Lafayette

Mike Weisser | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

We have a problem in this country called gun violence and we're not going to solve it by 'fixing' a registration system that hasn't changed in more than 20 years; it's not going to be solved by putting the discussion off for another day; and it's certainly not going to be solved by asking every law-abiding citizen to walk around with a gun.

Another Week, Another Mass Shooting

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.25.2015 | Crime
Lev Raphael

Every time there's a mass shooting like the one in the Louisiana movie theater, we see opinion pieces engaged in soul-searching -- but repeated efforts at gun control have failed miserably for decades and they'll keep failing no matter how much anguish we suffer.

Louisiana State Rep. Calls For Stricter Gun Control Laws After Theater Shooting

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics

Louisiana state Rep. Terry Landry Sr. (D) called for more gun control at a press conference Friday after the shooting at a Lafayette, Louisiana m...

Bourbon Street Shooting Injures 9

AP | Posted 06.29.2014 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Police say nine people have been injured during a shooting on celebrated Bourbon Street. Police spokesman Frank Ro...

Two Dead In Car; Two Children Unharmed

AP | Posted 08.18.2012 | Crime

AVONDALE, La. -- Authorities in greater New Orleans say two young children have been recovered unharmed from a car where a male driver and female pass...