Mass Shooting

Ex-Jehovah’s Witness Kills 7 in Church Shooting

A gunman in Germany stormed and fired bullets inside a building used by the Jehovah’s Witnesses in Hamburg on the evening of March 9th, killing seven people and injuring many others before taking his own life.

Iranian Regime Tries to Link Massacre at Religious Shrine to Protestors

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, and Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi blamed the nationwide protest for the death of 15 Shia Muslims during an attack on a mosque during worship hours.

The attack happened on the evening of October 26. According to state-run media, the attacker open-fired on worshipers at the Shah Cheragh Shrine in Shiraz. More than 40 victims were injured, while 15 were confirmed dead.

Uprising in Iran: At Least 83 Killed & Over 1,200 Arrested

Sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini at the hands of the “morality police” on September 16, and despite an internet shutdown, widespread protests continue throughout Iran.

Tehran legislator Mahmoud Nabavian calls the protests “riots” and says women that take off the mandatory headscarves are out to “prostitute themselves.” State media have made similar statements, calling the protesters “hypocrites, rioters, thugs, and seditionists.”

2 Dead & Over 20 Injured In Islamist Shooting at Norwegian Gay Bar

A lone gunman killed two people and injured 21 in a shooting at a gay nightclub in central Oslo, Norway. The Norwegian authorities suspect this may be an act of Islamist terrorism. The police have arrested the gunman and started an investigation, searching for others who may be involved in the attack.

In the Wake of Mass School-Shootings, Politicians Blame Atheism

On Tuesday, May 31, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) released an article condemning politicians who blamed the Texas school shooting "on atheism, irreligiosity or lack of faith."

The FFRF "is condemning a recent barrage of troubling comments by politicians callously blaming the Texas school shooting on atheism, irreligiosity, or lack of faith," the article said.