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Houston Police Chief Blames Republicans Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn for ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ Allowing for Officer Shooting Death

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo addressed the press outside of the medical examiner’s office Monday, suggesting Sgt. Christopher Brewster would not have been killed in the line of duty Saturday if not for the “boyfriend loophole” — a gap in gun legislation that allows domestic violence offenders whose victims are…

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Teenage Girl Charged with Felony for Pointing A Finger Gun

A 13-year-old girl at Westridge Middle School in Overland Park, Kan., imitated a gun with her fingers and pointed it at four students last month—now, she’s being charged with a felony. The girls’ classmate asked her which classmates she would kill if she could, and that’s when she made the…

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Family of De’Von Bailey, 19-Year-Old Black Man Shot by Colorado Springs Police, Rallies for Justice

Protestors rallied outside of the Colorado Springs police headquarters Aug. 13 to protest the police shooting of 19-year-old De’Von Bailey. His family is calling for justice through an independent investigation of the incident. A white police officer shot the teen responding to a report of a robbery Aug. 3. Officers…