It's something that you hear happening in other parts of our country. It's unnerving and you're glad that you don't live in that state. Then, you hear a news story that there are gun shots in your city, that's a bit more shocking and you're glad it's not in your neighborhood. This time, it WAS in my neighborhood and myself and my neighbors are concerned and left wondering why it happened.
Gun control has always been a major issue of debate in America — right up alongside the more recently heated topics of abortion, same-sex marriage and health care — but the tragic shooting of 71 people during a Colorado theater’s showing of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has given this controversy a brand new spotlight.
So much for the clown being the scariest person at a birthday party.
Police arrested 48-year-old Joseph Hayes on Saturday after the South Memphis, Tennessee man whipped out a gun when his kids didn't get any cake or ice cream at a child's birthday party.