WAR ON THE POLICE: Gun Related Deaths for U.S. Police Officers Rose by 56% in 2014 … Krauthammer: “If There’s A Pattern Here, It’s The War on Police.”

The liberal MSM and race hustlers would like you to believe that cops target black men … the truth is that there is a “War on Police”.

If you believed President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, NYC Mayor De Blasio, race hustler Al Sharpton and the liberal media, you would think that there is a sudden epidemic of white police officers targeting and killing black men. To listen to these race-baiters, centuries of racism are at the root of this “War on Young Black Men,” with  the recent deaths of Eric Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Brown in Brooklyn, NY. REALLY? Let’s take a look at the facts and we will see that the facts show that there is a war on the police. In 2014, there was a 56% increase in gun-related deaths of police officers in the United States. Many Americans are only aware of the ambush murders of NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Lu; however, there there have been so many more. According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 50 police officers dies in the line of duty in 2014, where 1/3 or 15 officers were shot and killed in ambush style shootings. Sadly, a total of 126 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in 2014, a 24 percent increase from 2013. God bless their souls and thank you for your service.

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Gun related deaths of U.S. law enforcement officers rose by 56 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year, with about one-third of officers killed in an ambush, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund said on Tuesday.

Across the country, 50 officers were killed by guns in 2014 compared to 32 in 2013, according to the website of the non-profit fund, which aims to increase safety for law enforcement officers.

The most deadly states were California, Texas, New York, Florida and Georgia, the group said.

“Fifteen officers were shot and killed in ambush, more than any other circumstance of fatal shootings in 2014,” the website said.

Charles Krauthammer: “If There’s A Pattern Here, It’s The War on Police. I Don’t See A War on Young Black Men”

Real Clear Politics:

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Jason [Riley] is right. The narrative about it’s open season on young black men and police are responsible is preposterous. Let’s take the most egregious case. The one where I think there was a miscarriage of justice with the grand jury in Staten Island in the Garner case. There is not a shred of evidence that race had had anything to do with that event. Even in Ferguson here was a guy who essentially assaulted a police officer, tried to get his gun. There was no evidence that he was acting because of racial motives.

I’ll tell you if there is a narrative here, if there is a pattern, it’s what’s happening on the streets in regard to police. Let me give you just a run down. Same day as the shooting in New York, St. Louis off-duty cop shot at. December 21, Tarpon Springs, Florida, police officer shot at, run over by a car. Killed. Christmas Day, Durham [NC], police officer shot at. December 27th, Flagstaff [AZ], police officer shot and on the street. Yesterday, Dade City, Florida, two officers shot at. Yesterday, L.A., two police officers shot at, on the highway. If there is a pattern here, it’s the war on police. I don’t see a war on young black men.

24 Year Old Police Officer Tyler Stewart Shot & Killed in Flagstaff, AZ While Investigation a Domestic Violence Call … Murdered by Robert W. Smith

FOLKS, THIS IS THE REASON WHY POLICE OFFICERS AT EVEN WHAT YOU CONSIDER ROUTINE STOPS, ACT LIKE IT IS A LIFE OR DEATH SITUATION …

24 year old Flagstaff police officer Tyler Stewart was shot and killed on Saturday as he responded to a domestic violence call in Flagstaff, Arizona. Officer Stewart while responding to an earlier domestic violence call in the 800 block of West Clay Avenue in Flagstaff when he encountered suspect Robert W. Smith of Prescott, AZ. Officer Stewart was ambushed and shot dead by Robert W. Smith. The cop killer then turned the gun on himself and shot himself dead.

Officer Stewart, Rest in Peace. Our hearts and prayers go out to the family, friends and Flagstaff police department.

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Flagstaff police officer Tyler Jacob Stewart, 24, was shot and killed during a confrontation
with a domestic violence suspect Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in Flagstaff, Arizona

Officer Tyler Stewart encountered a suspect at a home in the 800 block of West Clay Avenue during an investigation of an earlier domestic-violence call, spokeswoman Sgt. Margaret Bentzen said. Robert W. Smith of Prescott, fired several shots at Stewart, who was outside his patrol car, police said. Smith then shot himself dead, according to police.

Additional officers were dispatched after Stewart’s emergency button went off and dispatchers could no longer get a verbal reply from him, Bentzen said. He was rushed to Flagstaff Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

“This is an enormous tragedy for our department and the family of our officer,” Flagstaff Police Chief Kevin Treadway said in a statement. “We are a very close-knit organization, and know that all members of the Flagstaff Police Department are grieving at this time. With that being said, all of the men and women of the Flagstaff Police Department extend our prayers and condolences to the family of our Officer Tyler Stewart.”

VIDEO – ABC15 Arizona

Flagstaff officer risked his life for us … routinely.

I could not have said it any better than AZ Central columnist EJ Montini, when it comes to what police officers routinely do in putting themselves into harms way no matter how deadly or not the common person thinks it is.

“Every ‘routine’ call is routine until it’s not,” a police officer told me once. “Which is why you have to assume that every call is not routine. And even then… it might not save you.”

This was decades ago. I was standing in the back parking lot of a convenience store where a Phoenix police officer has been killed after a “routine” confrontation with a shoplifter.

This is what they do for us.

They risk everything each time they pull over a driver for speeding or a broken taillight, not knowing what to expect when they approach the driver’s window. Each time they answer a “routine” call for a shoplifter, an aggressive panhandler, a disorderly drunk, a possible domestic dispute.

Every “routine” call represents their willingness to put their lives on the line.

That’s what they do for us.

AMBER ALERT Issued for 2 Year Old Tristan Blue Missing Since 12/23/14 in Raleigh, NC (Update: Father, Steven Daniel Blue Charged With Boy’s Murder)(Remains Found ID’d as Tristan Blue )

Raleigh, NC toddler missing on Christmas Eve …

An AMBER ALERT has been issued for 2 year old Tristan Blue, who has been missing since Wednesday morning, December 23, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Tristan was last seen Wednesday morning around 7:45 by his father at his home at the Arbor Creek Apartments off of Buck Jones Road in the 5400 block of Portree Place. The Amber Alert was issued for Tristan late Wednesday afternoon after he was reported missing at 1:15 p.m. Police initially said they believed the child may have wandered outside. The ground search for the boy was called off due to darkness, and will resume Thursday morning.

Description:

  • light-complected black male
  • 3 feet tall and weighing about 35 pounds
  • 1-inch-long black hair and a faded scratch on his forehead.
  • Last seen wearing a Batman shirt and black and gray sweatpants. It’s believed he may have had on a pair of yellow and gray sneakers. He also had a blanket with him.

 

Tristan Blue

Click HERE to watch VIDEO via WRAL

Tristan Blue, a 2-year-10-month old male, was last seen at his home around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday by his father at his home at the Arbor Creek Apartments off of Buck Jones Road. Police initially said they believed the child may have wandered outside.

Tristan is described as 3 feet tall and weighing about 35 pounds. He is a light-complected black male with 1-inch-long black hair and a faded scratch on his forehead.

When last seen, he was wearing a Batman shirt and black and gray sweatpants. It’s believed he may have had on a pair of yellow and gray sneakers. He also had a blanket with him.

An Amber Alert was issued for Tristan late Wednesday afternoon after he was reported missing at 1:15 p.m.

UPDATE I: Darkness suspends search for toddler missing from Southwest Raleigh apartment.

UPDATE II: Missing Boys Father, Steven Daniel Blue, Charged with his Murder.

The search for missing Raleigh 2-year-old Tristan Blue has now turned into a homicide investigation after Raleigh police charged Tristan’s father with murder.

Steven Daniel Blue, 31, has been charged with murder and has been transferred to the Wake County Detention Center. He is being held without bond.

Tristan’s mother, Briana Dangerfield, 25, has been charged with misdemeanor child abuse in connection with the case. Dangerfield was also transferred to the Wake County Detention Center and is being held under a $100,000 bond. Neighbors said the news was heartbreaking for the community.

Missing 2-year-old Raleigh boy’s father charged with murder.

Investigators have arrested the parents of a missing 2-year-old boy, charging his father with murder and his mother with misdemeanor child abuse, Raleigh police said Thursday morning.

“Investigative developments overnight by Raleigh Police Department detectives have led the Tristan Blue missing-person case in a new direction,” spokesman Jim Sughrue said in a statement.

Steven Daniel Blue, 31, and Briana Loriel Dangerfield, 25, both of 5416 Portree Place, #1, Raleigh, were taken into custody Thursday morning. Blue was being held in the Wake County jail without bond; Dangerfield was jailed under a $100,000 bond.

UPDATE III: Late Friday, detectives found human remains at Beaver Lake Dam.

Police launched an intensive search for Tristan, who was 2 years and 10 months old. By 6 a.m. Thursday, they charged the child’s father, Steven Daniel Blue, 31, with Tristan’s murder. Dangerfield, 25, was charged with leaving the child at home unattended while she went to work.

Late Friday, detectives found human remains at Beaver Lake Dam in connection with the investigation. Those remains were taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for identification, police said in a news release. The detectives had help from the Apex Underwater Recovery Team.

Police have not said Tristan’s body has been found or what led to Blue’s arrest.

If anyone as seen or has any information regarding the whereabouts of Tristan Blue, please call 911 or the Raleigh Police Department’s tip line at 919-834-4357.

UPDATE IV: Remains found in lake belong to missing Raleigh toddler.

Police said Monday that, although a positive identity isn’t yet available, they have concluded that human remains found late Friday in a lake in northern Wake County belong to a Raleigh 2-year-old who has been missing since last Wednesday.

More tests are needed to confirm that the remains are those of Tristan Blue, but police said the remains, which were found in Beaver Dam Lake, “are consistent with those of a child of Tristan Blue’s age.

Charles Kondek,17 Year Old Veteran of the Tarpon Springs Police Department Shot & Killed in Florida … Rest in Peace

THIRD POLICE OFFICER MURDERED OVER THE WEEKEND …

45 year old Tarpon Springs Police Department officer Charles Kondek was shot and killed early Sunday morning. Officer Kondek was a 17 year veteran of the Tarpon Springs Police Department and previously worked for the NYPD for 5 years before he moved to Florida. A suspect has been arrested and identified as 23 year old Marco Antonio Parilla Jr. The cop-killer was charged with first degree murder.

A police officer in Tarpon Springs, Florida, was shot and killed early Sunday, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

A suspect is in custody.

The fatal shooting occurred in a residential area in the predawn hours, said Cecilia Barreda from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

The slain officer, Charles Kondek, was a 17-year veteran of the Tarpon Springs Police Department.

Kondek, 45, was a New York City police officer for five years before moving to Florida, the sheriff’s office said.

The sheriff’s office identified the suspect as Marco Antonio Parilla Jr., 23.

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Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek, Rest in Peace

Officer Charles Kondek, former NYPD, fatally shot in Florida.

“Our hearts and prayers go out to the Kondek Family and offer our deepest sympathy to them. May Charlie rest in peace and We Will Never Forget him,” the Tarpon Springs Police Department posted on Facebook.

The shooting came hours after Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, allegedly shot and killed New York Police officers Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, before taking his own life Saturday afternoon. Investigators say that just three hours before his rampage, Brinsley posted on Instagram anti-police rhetoric and threatened vengeance for the police-involved death of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

The Tarpon Springs Police Department issued the following statement about the shooting:

With grieving hearts, the Tarpon Springs Police Department is saddened to announce the loss of Officer Charles Kondek. Ofc. Kondek served the City of Tarpon Springs as a sworn law enforcement officer for over 17 years, many of which were on the midnight shift. Originally from New York, he had previously served for over 5 years as a NYPD officer before moving to Florida.

Ofc. Kondek, who was 45 years of age, responded to a call for service shortly after 2:00 am on Dec. 21, 2014. While at the incident location, at 199 Grand Blvd., Ofc. Kondek was killed in the line of duty. TSPD officers and members of the Tarpon Springs Fire Rescue, who were summoned to assist, attended to Ofc. Kondek on-scene. He was transported to Florida Hospital North Pinellas, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Ferguson Protesters Chant “Pigs in a Blanket, Smell Like Bacon” After Two NYC Police Officers Executed … Other Disgusting Reactions to Murder of NYPD Officers

SICK, JUST SICK … WHAT IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE?

After two NYPD officers were shot to death, Ferguson protesters went out and celebrated chanting, “Pigs in a Blanket, Smell Like Bacon.” Honestly, what kind of low life must you be to do this? It is simply amazing that people like this walk among us. And we wonder why there are issues between blacks and the police? There is a special place in hell for people who would celebrate the death of two police officers protecting a community and ambushed and assassinated by a hateful, racist individual.

The vile “pigs in a blanket” reference is from cop killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who posted on Instagram before he went on his murderous rampage the following:

The Post has released photos of the alleged suspect’s Instagram posting prior to the murder.

“I’m Putting Wings on Pigs Today,” he wrote. “They Take 1 Of Ours … Let’s Take 2 of Theirs. #RIPEri(c)Gardner #RIPMikeBrown.”

“Never Had A Hot Gun On Your Waist And Blood On Your Shoe…***** You Ain’t Been Through What I Been Through You Not Like Me And I’m Not Like You. #BrooklynGoHard #ConeyIsland.”

This May Be My Final Post,” he continued. “I’m Putting Pigs In A Blanket.”

Warning – Language

Let’s understand this, we have people protesting a thief and individual who assaulted a store clerk and police officer, claiming he was killed for no reason and these same people cheering the murders of two police officers who were just sitting in their vehicle.

As if these vile individuals could not get ay worse, here’s how some celebrated the Shooting deaths of two New York City Police Officers … ‘NYPD Gets What They Deserve.’ Sadly, more at Twitchy.

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Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani Discusses the Murder of Two NYPD Officers … Calls for ‘Shameful’ De Blasio, Politicians to Stop the Propaganda (VIDEO)

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani appeared on Fox & Friends Weekend this morning to discuss the aftermath of the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers and what Mayor De Blasio should do. Giuliani stated that De Blasio should give a speech to the police department and would explain to them that maybe he was wrong about a few things and maybe he was wrong about putting too much emphasis on police misconduct. Giuliani went on to say, “the politicians with this propaganda, separating the community from the police, are doing something that’s shameful. And they have to stop doing that.”

Rudy Guiliani

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Giuliani Calls for ‘Shameful’ De Blasio, Politicians to Stop the Propaganda:

Giuliani said that de Blasio should admit he was wrong in putting too much emphasis on police conduct, as opposed to violent crime in communities.

“The police are doing the most in these very, very poor communities,” Giuliani said. “The police officers are doing the most to save the children that are at greatest risk.”

“The politicians with this propaganda, separating the community from the police, are doing something that’s shameful. And they have to stop doing that.”

Giuliani asserted that de Blasio let protests get out of control and failed to emphasize the importance of fatherhood, education and seeking opportunities in poor communities.

“If you really want to save black lives … then you start talking about the underlying problems and how we solve it. You don’t blame it on the police,” he said.

“The police are doing the best job of saving black lives.”

PBA President Patrick Lynch Says NYC Mayor de Blasio to Blame Following the Shooting Deaths of Two NYPD Officers in Brooklyn … “That Blood on the Hands Starts at City Hall in the Office of the Mayor.”

THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU ELECT A POLICE HATING, RACE-BATING LIBERAL MAYOR …

Following the assassination-like murder of two NYPD officers, Wenjian Lu and Rafael Ramos, on Saturday, PBA President Patrick Lynch lit into those who have played the race card and those who have fanned the flames of racism with their irresponsible rhetoric following the grand juries decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner. PBA President Patrick Lynch said, “There’s blood on many hands tonight. Those that incited violence on the streets under the guise of protest that tried to tear down what NYPD officers did every day … That blood on the hands starts at City Hall in the office of the mayor.”

PBA President Patrick Lynch

click HERE to watch VIDEO

Police union officials blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio Saturday, saying the blood of two NYPD cops who were shot and killed in Brooklyn is on his hands.

“There’s blood on many hands tonight. Those that incited violence on the streets under the guise of protest that tried to tear down what NYPD officers did every day. We tried to warn it must not go on, it cannot be tolerated,” Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said. “That blood on the hands starts at City Hall in the office of the mayor.”

“Those who allowed this to happen will be held accountable,” he added.

Response from Mayor’s office:

The mayor’s office later issued a statement responding to the PBA, saying, “It’s unfortunate that in a time of great tragedy, some would resort to irresponsible, overheated rhetoric that angers and divides people. Mayor de Blasio understands this is the time when we must come together to support the families and friends of those brave officers New York City lost tonight – and the entire NYPD community.”

REALLY DE BLASIO, YOU SOB. It is time to come together? YOU CAUSED THIS ENVIRONMENT TO TAKE PLACE. De Blasio went out of his way to not support the police in the wake of the Eric Garner grand jury decision not to indict. De Blasio went out of his way to tell New Yorkers that he warned his son of the police. You are to blame Mayor and you can’t walk back from it.

NYPD Officers Turn Their Back on NYC Mayor De Blasio As He Enters Police Press Conference (VIDEO)

NYPD turn their backs on Mayor De Blasio in disgust … 

WOW, now this is a statement of protest.  Following the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers, Wenjian Lu and Rafael Ramos, WPIX posted a VIDEO from the police press conference Saturday night. In an amazing show of disgust and outrage toward NYC Mayor Bill  De Blasio, the NYPD officers turned their backs to Mayor Bill de Blasio as he walked down the hallway.

NYPD cops furious with Bill de Blasio turn their backs on the mayor as he enters hospital where officers died

The police unions have been ticked off by the support de Blasio has shown the legions protesting a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict a cop in Eric Garner’s July 17 chokehold death.

New York Daily News:

Believing City Hall has betrayed them, cops demonstrated their anger Saturday by turning their backs on Mayor de Blasio as he entered a Brooklyn hospital to pay his respects to two murdered officers.

A startling video shows a hallway at Woodhull Hospital filled with officers silently facing away from de Blasio as he walks a blue gantlet.

The demonstration, captured by WPIX11 News, included the presidents of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association and the Sergeants Benevolent Association.

“Mayor de Blasio, the blood of these two officers is clearly on your hands,” Ed Mullins, president of the sergeants association, said in a statement to his union members Saturday night.

Two New York City Cops Shot ‘Execution Style’ in Revenge Attack for Eric Garner (VIDEO) (Deceased Police Officers: Wenjian Lu and Rafael Ramos) (Update: Gunman ID’d as Ismaaiyl Brinsley)

THERE IS BLOOD ON MANY INDIVIDUALS HANDS …

Two NYC police officers were assassinated Saturday afternoon as they sat in their police car in Brooklyn, NY. Without any warning, a gunman shot dead officers Wenjian Lu and Rafael Ramos as they sat in their vehicle. They were targeted and killed because they wore a police uniform. What the hell has happened to this country? Then again, it is not like race baiters and ignorantly liberal politicians have not incited these actions. The two officers were working overtime as part of an anti-terrorism drill in Bedford-Stuyvesant just before 3 p.m. when they were shot  dead at point-blank range. The gunman then fled into the subway, pursued by police where he  fatally shot himself like the coward he was.

Pics from crime scene.

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NYPD officers Wenjian Lu and Rafael Ramos, God bless their souls, rest in peace.

Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner — in what investigators believe was a crazed gunman’s ­assassination-style mission to avenge Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

“No warning, no provocation — they were quite simply assassinated, targeted for their uniform,” Police Commissioner William Bratton said.

Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were working overtime as part of an anti-terrorism drill in Bedford-Stuyvesant just before 3 p.m. when they were shot point-blank in the head by lone gunman Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, who had addresses in Georgia, Maryland and Brooklyn.

Moments after killing the two officers, Brinsley, too, was dead, having turned his gun on himself on a nearby subway platform as cops closed in.

UPDATE I: 2 NYPD police officers ‘assassinated’; shooter dead.

That’s where they were slain, ambush-style — Saturday afternoon as they sat in their patrol car, New York Police Commissioner William Bratton said at an evening news conference.

The gunman approached the passenger side of the patrol car and took a shooting stance, witnesses told police. He opened fire several times, striking both officers in the head, Bratton said.

They were “shot and killed with no warning, no provocation,” Bratton told reporters. “They were quite simply, assassinated.”

 New York Police Commissioner William Bratton

UPDATE II: Gunman Identified as Ismaaiyl Brinsley.

Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley

Cop Killer – Ismaaiyl Brinsley

Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were working overtime as part of an anti-terrorism drill in Bedford-Stuyvesant just before 3 p.m. when they were shot point-blank in the head by lone gunman Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, who had addresses in Georgia, Maryland and Brooklyn.

Moments after killing the two officers, Brinsley, too, was dead, having turned his gun on himself on a nearby subway platform as cops closed in.

Brinsley was already a fugitive, suspected of putting a bullet in his ex-girlfriend’s abdomen at her residence in Baltimore at 5:45 a.m. Saturday, Bratton said.

The murder of these two police officers were targeted because of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

By early Saturday afternoon — just three hours before shooting Liu and Ramos — vile anti-police threats were posted to Brinsley’s Instagram page. The threats referenced the ­recent police-involved killings of Garner and Brown.

“I’m Putting Wings on Pigs Today,” a person believed to be the gunman wrote. “They Take 1 Of Ours .?.?. Let’s Take 2 of Theirs,” the post continued, ending with, “This May Be My Final Post.”

The Instagram page included an image of a silver automatic handgun with a wooden handle.

UPDATE III: VIDEO Following the shooting as police and paramedics scamble to save police officers.

Warning: Video contains graphic language and content

Newtown, CT Victims’ Families Sue Bushmaster, Manufacturer of AR-15, Gun Used by Adam Lanza in 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School Attack

The Sandy Hook Elementary School murders were unspeakable, however, this lawsuit is misguided and Unconstitutional …

The murders of 27 individuals, 20 of whom were children, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012 was a crime so heinous that it was hard to fathom how anyone could be so insane and filled with hate. However, 20 year old gunman Adam Lanza committed this act of violence as he barged into a defenseless elementary school and  took part in the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. Now the families of nine people killed in the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre are suing Bushmaster, a privately held company based in Windham, Maine that manufacture the AR-15. This was the gun that Lanza used in the mass murders.

The 40 page lawsuit, filed in Connecticut Superior Court in Bridgeport, names Bushmaster, the weapons distributor and the retailer, Riverview in East Windor, that sold the gun used in the shooting as defendants. The plaintiffs seeks unspecified monetary damages.

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The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose.

While the AR-15 assault weapon used in the attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School was legally sold in Connecticut, the lawsuit contends that the weapon should not have been available to 20-year-old gunman Adam Lanza. The AR-15 is manufactured by Bushmaster, a privately held company based in Windham, Maine.

Lanza shot dead 20 first-graders and six educators in the Dec. 14, 2012, attack, which stands as one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. The massacre sparked a fresh debate on gun rights, which are protected by the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

“This is a weapon that is designed for military use, for killing as many people as efficiently as possible,” Michael Koskoff, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, said in a phone interview. “It’s negligent for any seller to sell a weapon like that to the general public.”

As tragic as the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre was and as much we hope that the families affected by this tragedy can move forward from this devastating act of violence at the hands of Adam Lanza, I am sorry but this law suit is misguided. The gun was legally bought by Adam Lanza’s mother, who was also murdered by this sick kid. The guns were legally registered to Nancy Lanza. Adam Lanza was refused the purchase of a firearm as he did not pass back ground checks. If anyone was negligent, one might say it was the mother who shared her gun enthusiasm with her mentally deranged son and did not properly lock them away from this killer. Millions of Americans own AR-15′s and use them for person and civilian use. The notion that plaintiff attorneys say that this weapon is only for military use is incorrect. The AR-15 is not an assault weapon, however, the liberal MSM would like you to think so. What Adam Lanza did was an heinous an act possible … but suing a gun manufacturer that is protected by the Second Amendment and followed all the laws is wrong.

Sandy Hook Families File Wrongful-Death Suit Against Gun Manufacturer:

The lawsuit, hand-delivered to a Connecticut state marshal on Saturday, names as defendants Bushmaster Firearms International LLC, which is owned by Remington Outdoor Co.; Camfour, a company that distributes Bushmaster products; and Riverview Gun Sales, a East Windsor, Conn., gun shop that sold the rifle to Ms. Lanza.

It claims the gunmaker, the firearms distributor, and the store that sold firearm are liable for producing and selling a weapon unfit for civilian use, reports WSJ’s Joseph De Avila.

Remington declined to comment. Camfour and Riverview Gun Sales didn’t return requests for comment.

George Kollitides, the chief executive of Remington Outdoor, told the Washington Times in June 2013 that Mr. Lanza alone, and not the rifle, was to blame for the killings.

“It’s very easy to blame an inanimate object,” he said. “Any kind of instrument in the wrong hands can be put to evil use. This comes down to intent — criminal behavior, accountability and responsibility.”

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