Sunday, November 29, 2015

Obama Says U.S. Has To ‘Do Something’ About Guns After Colorado Shooting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Barack Obama said on Saturday the United States needs to “do something” to make it harder for criminals to get guns after a shooting in Colorado Springs on Friday left three dead and nine injured.

“We have to do something about the easy accessibility of weapons of war on our streets to people who have no business wielding them. Period,” Obama said in a statement. “Enough is enough.”

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Frances Kerry)

Photo: U.S. President Barack Obama addresses a joint news conference with French President Francois Hollande in the East Room of the White House in Washington November 24, 2015.

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Police Name Suspect In Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood Shooting

By Keith Coffman

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) — Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs as 57-year-old Robert L. Dear, but released no further information about him.

The gunman who stormed the clinic in central Colorado on Friday killed three people, including a police officer, and wounded nine others before surrendering after a standoff at the facility lasting several hours, authorities said.

Police in Colorado Springs identified Dear as the suspect in a Tweet on Saturday. According to jail records he was being held without bail and was scheduled for a preliminary court hearing on Monday.…

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Attacks Against Planned Parenthood Have Long History

Planned Parenthood, a healthcare provider that focuses on reproductive health and includes abortion among its services, was again targeted in an armed attack Friday in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The group has been under political assault in recent months after edited videos were released making it seem that the organization was selling fetal tissue for a profit.……

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