Tag: ISIS

GOP Refuses to Deny Guns to Suspected Terrorists, Hate Crime Convicts

One day after a twice-suspected terrorist killed 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday refused to allow any discussion calling for legislation barring suspected terrorists and individuals convicted of hate crimes from buying guns. Ryan’s refusal to even allow discussion on the House…

Georgia Lawmaker: KKK 'not so much a racist thing'

The Ku Klux Klan “made a lot of people straighten up,” Georgia State Rep. Tommy Benton (R-Jefferson) said last week in an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Further, the Klan “was not so much a racist thing but a vigilante thing to keep law and order,” according to Benton. Benton,…

Miss Puerto Rico Fires Off Anti-Muslim Rant

Miss Puerto Rico 2015 has been suspended by the Miss Puerto Rico organization following an anti-Muslim rant last week. Destiny Velez, 20, posted the hateful messages to her Twitter account, which has since been deleted. According to the Washington Times, one of Velez’s tweets read, “If we are all the…

Trump: Ban All Muslims

Donald Trump has spewed out even more anti-Islamic speech, calling for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims.” “Without looking at the various polling data, it is obvious to anybody the hatred is beyond comprehension,” Trump said in a statement Monday. “Where this hatred comes from and why we will…