"No graduation ceremony for student in toy gun incident"
Police SWAT team protects school from Burrito
Someone called authorities Thursday after seeing a boy carrying something long and wrapped into Marshall Junior High.
The drama ended two hours later when the suspicious item was identified as a 30-inch burrito filled with steak, guacamole, lettuce, salsa and jalapenos and wrapped inside tin foil and a white T-shirt.
"I didn't know whether to laugh or cry," school Principal Diana Russell said. . . .
Fortunately, the police confiscated the dangerous burrito.
Robbery foiled by a gun
The alleged attempted robbery took place outside the pair's home in the 10000 block of Southwest 40th Street.
The husband and wife fought back against the alleged robber. The wife hit the alleged robber with a sharp object and the husband pulled out a gun and shot the man, who hasn't been identified.The alleged robber then took off.
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Florida as a gun-law trendsetter
Florida law already lets residents defend themselves against attackers if they can prove they could not have escaped. The new law would allow them to use deadly force even if they could have fled and says that prosecutors must automatically presume that would-be victims feared for their lives if attacked.
The overwhelming vote margins and bipartisan support for the Florida gun bill -- it passed unanimously in the state Senate and was approved 94 to 20 in the House, with nearly a dozen Democratic cosponsors -- have alarmed some national advocates of gun control who say a measure that made headlines in Florida slipped beneath their radar.
''I am in absolute shock," Sarah Brady, chair of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, said in an interview. ''If I had known about it, I would have been down there."
Gun Use and One's Love Life
"You had to trust each other to cross under or over and only move when the other person moves, so the trust, when somebody's got a loaded gun at your back ... it made us trust each other quickly," Jolie said in the magazine, on newsstands May 10.
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Useful info on Canadian Firearms regulations
# OF INSURANCE COMPANIES WHO THINK OWING A GUN IS A RISK = ZERO
GOV’T ADMITS WHAT GUN REGISTRY HAS COST & WILL COST = $1.4 BILLION
COST OF ENFORCING THE GUN REGISTRY = GOV’T DOESN’T KNOW