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REPORT: San Francisco Officials Designate the NRA a ‘Domestic Terror Organization’

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.04.19

City officials in San Francisco took their war against the National Rifle Association to the next level this week; labeling the NRA a “domestic terror organization” in the wake of a series of deadly mass shootings.

The resolution -passed Tuesday evening- blames the 2nd Amendment advocacy organization for the “plague of gun violence” in the country.

“The City and County of San Francisco should encourage all other jurisdictions, including other cities, states, and the federal government, to adopt similar positions,” states the city ordinance. “San Francisco should take every reasonable step to limit those entities who do business with the City and County of San Francisco from doing business with this domestic terrorist organization.”

The NRA released a statement shortly after the Board of Supervisors passed the resolution.

“This ludicrous stunt by the Board of Supervisors is an effort to distract from the real problems facing San Francisco, such as rampant homelessness, drug abuse and skyrocketing petty crime, to name a few,” writes the NRA. “The NRA will continue working to protect the constitutional rights of all freedom-loving Americans.”

The development comes hours after Walmart -one of the nation’s largest retailers- discontinued the sale of handgun ammunition across the country.

“Walmart is set to end sales of handguns in Alaska and will discontinue the sale of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition in stores nationwide, the super chain’s president and CEO announced Tuesday afternoon,” reports Fox News. “The store said it will gear its focus toward long barrel deer rifles and shotguns, supply much of the ammunition they require and provide hunting and sporting accessories and apparel.”

“We have a long heritage as a company of serving responsible hunters and sportsmen and women, and we’re going to continue doing so,” McMillon said.

Walmart is also asking customers who live in “open carry states” to refrain from bringing guns into their stores without permission from local law enforcement and managers.

“We encourage our nation’s leaders to move forward and strengthen background checks and to remove weapons from those who have been determined to pose an imminent danger,” the statement said.

Read the full report at Fox News.

DEATH TOLL RISES: El Paso Shooting Fatalities Now 22 After Two Victims Die at Hospital

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.05.19

The number of Americans murdered at a mass shooting in Walmart Saturday now stands at 22 after two additional victims died at an El Paso hospital Monday morning.

“Two more victims of Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso died on Monday morning, raising the number of fatalities in the massacre to 22, officials said,” reports Fox News. “The mass shooting — one of the deadliest in modern U.S. history — unfolded at a Walmart around 11 a.m. Saturday, as 21-year-old suspect Patrick Crusius, allegedly opened fire in the store, initially killing at least 20 and injuring another 26.”

Crusius was charged with capital murder and the FBI is handling the case as an act of “Domestic Terrorism.” If convicted, the government could use the death penalty.

“The loss of life is so great, we certainly have never seen this in our community. We are a very safe community,” said El Paso District Attorney Jaime Esparza. “We pride ourselves on the fact that we’re so safe, and certainly this community is rocked, shocked and saddened by what has happened here yesterday.”

President Trump addressed the American people from the White House Monday morning after a weekend of deadly gun violence; offering condolences to the victims and their families and calling for stricter background checks and red flag laws across the United States.

“We cannot let those killed in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, die in vain. Likewise for those so seriously wounded. We can never forget them, and those many who came before them. Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks, perhaps marrying this legislation with desperately needed immigration reform. We must have something good, if not GREAT, come out of these two tragic events!” posted the President on social media.

“I’ve been in close consultation with Attorney General Barr. We are conducting a methodical investigation… With a view towards bringing federal hate crime charges and federal firearm charges which carry the penalty of death,” said the US District Attorney. “We’re also treating this as a domestic terrorism case.”

“We’re going to do what we do to terrorists in this country, which is to deliver swift and certain justice,” added the Attorney.

DEVELOPING: Walmart to Discontinue Sale of Handgun Ammunition Nationwide

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.03.19

Nationwide retailer Walmart confirmed Tuesday their plans to discontinue the sale of handgun ammunition at stores across the country; saying they plan to focus on “hunting rifles” and other “sporting accessories.”

“Walmart is set to end sales of handguns in Alaska and will discontinue the sale of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition in stores nationwide, the super chain’s president and CEO announced Tuesday afternoon,” reports Fox News. “The store said it will gear its focus toward long barrel deer rifles and shotguns, supply much of the ammunition they require and provide hunting and sporting accessories and apparel.”

“We have a long heritage as a company of serving responsible hunters and sportsmen and women, and we’re going to continue doing so,” McMillon said.

Walmart is also asking customers who live in “open carry states” to refrain from bringing guns into their stores without permission from local law enforcement and managers.

“We encourage our nation’s leaders to move forward and strengthen background checks and to remove weapons from those who have been determined to pose an imminent danger,” the statement said.

The announcement comes weeks after a lone gunman opened fire inside an El Paso Walmart store; killing 22 people and injuring dozens more.

Read the full report at Fox News.

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