Tag Archives: Stops

World War II veteran stops armed robber, The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach, Fla. 08/25/14

89-Year-old Arthur Lewis was working at his store, the Jewelry Exchange, in Palm Beach County, Fla. when a man entered the shop and pretended to need his watch fixed. The man then drew a gun and attempted to rob Lewis. Lewis responded to the threat by grasping the criminal’s firearm and drawing a pistol. After a physical altercation, Lewis shot t…

Chicago violence: The buck stops with you, Rahm Emanuel

Over the July 4 weekend, in Chicago alone, 16 people were shot to death and another 66 were wounded. At a press briefing on July 11, the White House weighed in, stating that Obama would “continue to make the case” that lawmakers should adopt new gun control laws….

Florida Concealed Carry Permit Holder Intervenes, Stops Knife-Wielding Attacker

On July 16 a “good Samaritan” with a concealed carry permit intervened to stop a knife-wielding thief at an Orlando bus stop….

Soldier Stops Parade to Propose

Soldier Stops Parade to ProposeSgt. Stephen Kantorik literally stops a parade route in Wadsworth, Ohio and surprises his girlfriend b…
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Judge Stops Hospital From Killing Jahi McMath, Taking Her Off Life Support

The controversial California case of Jahi McMath, who was diagnosed as “brain dead” due to complications following routine tonsil surgery, has made progress. Yesterday an Alameda County judge ruled that Jahi will — in accordance with her family’s wishes — stay on her ventilator contrary to the wishes of her hospital. The judge has granted…

Armed clerk stops robber, (Madison.com, Madison, Wis. 12/03/13)

A robber entered Megan’s Custom Framing in Madison, Wis. and demanded money from the clerk. At first the clerk handed over some cash, but when the robber was unsatisfied and demanded more, the employee retrieved a gun. Upon seeing that the clerk was armed, the criminal fled the scene….

Right-to-Carry permit holder stops armed robbers, The Reading Eagle, Reading, Pa. 11/05/13

A Right-to-Carry permit holder was leaving an apartment in Reading, Pa. when he noticed that the nearby Krick’s Korner convenience store was being robbed by a pair of armed and masked men. The permit holder went to the store’s entrance and ordered the criminals to halt. The robbers responded by drawing their guns on the permit holder, prompting the armed citizen to fire on the thieves, killing them. Following the shooting, Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams told reporters, “I think that this is an incident where the concerned citizen acted justifiably under the law.” A woman who lives near the store told a local media outlet that Krick’s Korner has been the scene of multiple robberies in recent years. 

House Delays Obamacare, Stops Abortion Funding and HHS Abortion Mandate

Saturday night, the House of Representatives voted 231-192 to provide the funds necessary to fund the federal government while delaying and de-funding the Obamacare law for one year. The measure also includes strong pro-life safeguards.

The House approved amendments to H.J. Res 59, the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2014, which included a repeal of the medical device tax as well as a one year delay in Obamacare.

Armed driver stops carjackers, WECT, Wilmington, N.C.09/05/13

A man was driving his truck with the windows down through Wilmington, N.C. when a pair of robbers approached him while the vehicle was stopped. One of the thieves grabbed the driver’s arm, pointed a gun at him and said, “Give me your truck.” The driver responded by retrieving a pistol and pointing it at the carjackers, causing them to flee. 

Drug Company Stops Distributing Euthanasia Drug for Texas Executions

Time reported in a recent article that the State of Texas is running out of the drug that they use for executions because the company that produces the drug are upset that the drug was being used for ending human lives. The article in Time stated:

Texas is facing a depleted supply after a Danish drug maker announced two years ago that it would no longer supply the drug for use in executions, thanks in part to pressure from multiple groups in Europe that have unexpectedly thrown up obstacles to U.S. states carrying out the death penalty.

The Political Left Pulling Out All the Stops for the UN Treaty

Full-throttled march towards gun control has begun.
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