A fisherman off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida thinks he has a pretty nice catch. As he reels in a four-foot shark, his catch is stolen by an even bigger fish. A massive grouper pulls the shark
A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
Tuesday night's discussion at Loft Cinema on protecting the
community started with Living for 32, a documentary by a Virginia Tech
Since the January 8th, 2011 tragedy in Tucson, a few new
city laws here aim to make some changes even in the face of state and federal
Those new laws are:
- Background checks for sales on city property
- Owner notifies police of missing/stolen firearm within 48
- Police can test someone with a gun for alcohol
As for the film and discussion, Colin Goddard recounts his
recovery after being shot at Virginia Tech, how easy buying semiautomatic
weapons is, and how the shooter, despite mental illness, legally bought
guns. Goddard's flight was delayed by weather so he wasn't at the
screening. But January 8th survivor Pam Simon and others recounted how that
tragedy has affected many lives in the aftermath and the need to seek reform.
Congressman Ron Barber has said background checks is where
Congress should focus. The effort has support and opposition.
"We're not interested in restricting their rights.
We're really just interested right now in making sure that people who shouldn't
have guns can't get them by simply walking over to somebody who's willing to
sell one. And that's where we are today," said Maddy Urken, with Tucson Community Against Gun Violence.
"(Jared) Loughner had a background check. He passed it
with flying colors. Background checks are totally ineffective at keeping the
wrong people from getting guns, because either they're going to past about
background check because they've never been adjudicated or they're going to get
it through other means," said Charles Heller, communications director for