Category: Violence

Gun laws WORK

On April 28, 1996, a crazed gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle killed 35 people and injured 18 more when he went on a shooting spree at a historic and tourist site in Port Arthur, Tasmania in Australia’s worst gun…

Leon’s Mexican restaurant robbed

Leon’s Mexican Restaurant at 507 30 Rd. at I-70 Business Loop was robbed and vandalized sometime between closing last Wednesday night, 12/19, and Thursday morning, 12/20. The criminals broke into the restaurant, took money from the cash register, drank some…

Buy a gun for Father’s Day? Think again.

Sportsmans’ Warehouse ran a big ad in today’s Daily Sentinel touting a big sale on guns and ammo for Father’s Day. This does our area a big disservice. There is a huge intersection between fatal domestic violence killings and guns,…

Ten Reasons Why Trump Will be a Terror Magnet

The possibility exists for a President Donald Trump to be a powerful draw for terrorist attacks against the U.S. There are lots of reasons why this could be the case. 1) Trump has shown the world that he is a coarse, boastful, arrogant, xenophobic…

G.J. Gun Club Protests Continued U.S. Gun Violence

Grand Junction Gun Club members held signs and waved at noon today at 7th Street and Patterson Road to protest the escalating epidemic of gun violence in the U.S. and demand sensible gun regulations, like closing loopholes in the law requiring background checks for gun…

Grand Junction’s Growing Hate Community

As the feds mull hate crime charges against Dylann Roof, the shooter in the June 17 massacre at a historic black South Carolina church, the presence of hatred, bigotry and intolerance is growing more evident in and around Grand Junction every day,…

Why a Fetus is Not a Person

Updated November 5, 2014 Colorado’s Amendment 67 did not pass, to the relief of most of the state. The measure would have declared unborn human beings as a “person” or a “child” in the Colorado Criminal Code. It was yet…