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Female Youtube HQ shooter identified

The woman who shot three people at YouTube HQ in Northern California has been identified as Nasim Najafi Aghdam. The woman, who took her own life after the shooting, was found at the scene having appeared to have killed herself with a handgun according to San Bruno Police Chief, Ed Barberini.

Florida Cities Challenge State Preemption on Gun Control

This past Monday, ten south Florida cities joined together to challenge a state law. The lawsuit (included below) against Gov. Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi among other state officials, was filed in Leon Circuit Court roughly six weeks after the Parkland shooting.

YouTube Bans Gun Videos in Latest Policy Update

Google-owned YouTube recently updated its policies on firearm-related content making many gun-related videos a thing of the past. YouTube’s recent update will no longer allow gun or gun accessory manufacturers to post on their site. Earlier today, Spike’s Tactical, a Florida-based gun manufacturer…

Breaking News: Maryland High School on Lockdown after Shooting Inside

Breaking news this morning coming out of Maryland - a reported school shooting at Great Mills High School. The event has been contained,...

Cops take the first batch of guns under new laws following the Parkland massacre

Rick Scott signed the bill a week ago, and now the police have taken the guns of a 56-year-old man in South Florida. He was taken to the...

Florida Cities Challenge State Preemption on Gun Control

This past Monday, ten south Florida cities joined together to challenge a state law. The lawsuit (included below) against Gov. Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi among other state officials, was filed in Leon Circuit Court roughly six weeks after the Parkland shooting.

CHAPTER 2018-3 Committee Substitute for Senate Bill No. 7026

Interested in seeing the whole bill inspired by the Parkland event and the survivors? Here’s the whole 60-page pdf. Go take a look and be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below. Better yet, be sure to pop in to the chat room to make your voice heard now!

A Look At School Safety Since Sandy Hook

In case of emergencies, lockdowns and fire drills are now commonly practiced in traditional brick and mortar schools. A lockdown is a precautionary measure in response to a threat directly to the school or in the surrounding community. This measure of school safety is when students stop all their activities…

Has the media made mass shootings worse?

After every mass shooting, there is an explosion of media coverage of the event… But is there a possibility that the media coverage is making mass shootings worse? Before you utterly dismiss this idea – think about the latest mass school shooting in Florida…

Why Are Women Mass Shooters So Rare?

While watching the coverage of the shooting at Youtube headquarters as it unfolded earlier this week, I became very curious about something I noticed that was drastically different with this shooting. What I found was pretty interesting;

The Gun Reform Discussion Post March 24th

NIOF.ORG attended the local March for Our Lives event in Orlando, FL to get a little perspective about the growing gun reform movement. I was surprised, to say the least, at the sheer size of the local event which estimated its attendance north of 25,000 people – let alone what I saw around the rest of the country.

Just Another Day At The Office

We had an unusual day at the office today… a search helicopter, cops holding a perimeter, and a manhunt for an armed robber, but I’ll get to that in a bit.  To give you a lay of the land here…

Single Action vs Double Action… What’s It All Mean?

Single or Double Action… Semi-Automatic or Fully-Automatic… what’s it all mean? When it comes to jargon – regardless of the industry – it’s easy to get confused. Let’s take a look at some of the more common terms and break them down…

What Is GLOCK Safe Action & Why’s It So Popular?

The GLOCK’s polymer-framed, lightweight design, reliability, ease of use and safeties are why roughly 65% of the police in the U.S. already carry a GLOCK as their side arm. But what is the GLOCK “Safe Action” anyway…

What Is GLOCK Safe Action & Why’s It So Popular?

The GLOCK’s polymer-framed, lightweight design, reliability, ease of use and safeties are why roughly 65% of the police in the U.S. already carry a GLOCK as their side arm. But what is the GLOCK “Safe Action” anyway…

Clear Backpack Concealment Test

Sean with National Institute of Firearms walks us through a recent test of the concealment abilities of a clear backpack like those issued to the Parkland students after the mass shooting back in February. In this video: Clear Backpack Concealment Test…

March For Our Lives Orlando Event

We attended the March For Our Lives event in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, March 24th. We heard your voices loud and clear and are excited to help amplify the call for change!
Come join us to chat online – we need everyone to hear what you have to say! https://niof.org/chat

March For Our Lives Orlando – We Need Your Help!

We’re attending the upcoming March For Our Lives Event in Orlando, Florida, but we need your help!
What questions would you like to see us ask attendees at the event? Leave a comment below!

Cats and Guns

Whether you agree or disagree with this video and it’s summary of the gun debate, you have to admit it is quite entertaining. It is also promoting the march coming up on March 24th all across the nation. Come see us at the event in Orlando, FL covering the march and interviewing participants.

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