March 5, 2021

US Report: Commission advises Florida to arm teachers

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By Eric Mack From Newsmax The state-commissioned report of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has made a number of school safety recommendations, including arming teachers, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Wednesday. “There needs to be a sense of urgency,” Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, who chaired the commission, told the paper. “And people need to understand that […]

FBI admits it had tied 2 reports on school shooter, but didn’t act

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AP from Newsmax The FBI has detailed to Congress a series of mistakes and missed opportunities to intervene before a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school last month. FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich made the comments in a closed briefing Tuesday with members of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees. In a […]

US: Broward Sheriff Israel defends his ‘Amazing Leadership’

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax A defiant Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Sunday defended his “amazing leadership” of a law enforcement agency that’s come under fire for alleged missteps and lapses surrounding a mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school. In an exhaustive, 30-minute grilling on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Israel declared […]

Trump touts increased background checks, moves to ban ‘bump stocks’ on assault rifles

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to propose rules that would ban bump stocks, saying that “I expect that these critical regulations will be finalized very soon.” “Just a few moments ago, I signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to propose regulations […]

Gov. Rick Scott: FBI Answer ‘Unacceptable’ on Florida Shooting, Wray Should Resign

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Florida’s GOP Gov. Rick Scott on Friday issued a stern call for FBI Director Christopher Wray to resign in the wake of revelations the bureau failed to act on a frightening tip about the suspect in a deadly school rampage. In a statement, Scott called the failure “unacceptable.” “Seventeen innocent […]