Murder And Manslaughter

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TX - NOVEMBER 06: Law enforcement officials continue their investigation at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs during the early morning hours of November 6, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Yesterday a gunman, Devin Patrick Kelly, killed 26 people at the church and wounded many more when he opened fire during a Sunday service. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas Church Shooting Followed 'Domestic Situation' With Gunman

The gunman accused of committing the deadliest mass shooting in modern Texas history sent threatening texts to his mother-in-law before targeting the church where she sometimes worshiped, authorities...
Police block a road in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on November 5, 2017, after a mass shooting at the the First Baptist Church (rear).A gunman went into the church during Sunday morning services and shot dead some two dozen worshippers, the sheriff said, in the latest mass shooting to shock the US. 'Approximately 25 people' were dead, including the shooter, Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt told NBC News. At least 10 people were wounded. The motive was not immediately known, he added. / AFP PHOTO / SUZANNE CORDEIRO (Photo credit should read SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Half The People Killed In The Texas Shooting Were Children

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas ― Around half the people killed in Sunday's mass shooting were minors, including at least one child under age two. Of the 26 people who lost their lives at the First Baptist...
Ted and Ann Montgomery, employees at the First Baptist Church, are comforted by Texas Governor Greg Abbott (L) following a candlelight vigil held across the street from the church on November 5, 2017.'There are 26 lives that have been lost. We don't know if that number will rise or not, all we know is that's too many, and this will be a long, suffering mourning for those in pain,' Abbott said during a press conference. / AFP PHOTO / SUZANNE CORDEIRO (Photo credit should read SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass Shootings In America Are Becoming More Common -- And More Deadly

Orlando, Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs: three of the worst mass shootings in modern U.S. history all happened in the past 17 months. As Denver journalist Kyle Clark grimly observed on Monday, the 1999...
A pair of cowboy boots is shown in the street outside the concert venue after a mass shooting at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. October 1, 2017. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The Double Standard In How The Media Is Portraying The Las Vegas Shooter

As the nation reels from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, some people have noticed a double standard in how the media has portrayed 64-year-old Stephen Paddock versus other mass sho...
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 02: Hundreds of people gather for a vigil on the Las Vegas strip, for the victims of the Route 91 Harvest country music festival shootings on October 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lone gunman Stephan Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada opened fire on festival attendees leaving at least 59 dead and over 500 injured before killing himself. The investigation is ongoing. (Photo by Denise Truscello/Getty Images)

Suspect's Motive Still Unclear One Day After Mass Shooting At Las Vegas Festival

One day after a gunman carried out a deadly mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas, the suspect's motive still remains unclear to the public. At least 58 people were killed and 527 others woun...
The Republican-led legislature passed a new bill this month aimed at so-called &ldquo;fetal homicide&rdquo; that <a href="http://www.unionleader.com/State-Senate-Roundup:-Fetal-homicide-bill-passes-Senate" target="_blank">would define a fetus as a person after 20 weeks</a>&nbsp;of pregnancy.

New Hampshire Republicans Accidentally Pass Law Allowing Pregnant Women To Kill People

Lawmakers in New Hampshire scrambled to close a legal loophole on Thursday after passing a piece of legislation that, on paper, may have allowed pregnant women to commit murder without any repercussio...