Sheriff on Louisiana gun store shooting: 'I don't know why'
Bullet holes are seen on a vehicle at the scene of a multiple fatality shooting at the Jefferson Gun Outlet in Metairie, La. A person went into a gun store and shooting range in a New Orleans suburb and fatally shot two people Saturday, causing customers and staff to open fire on the shooter, said a sheriff. Lopinto said Williams had walked into the store with a loaded weapon and was told that was against store rules. It shows Williams at the door of the store, firing in. At another point it shows Williams inside taking aim at one of those killed, Veronica Billiot, 59, of Belle Chasse, also a customer.
Anti-vaxxers may be exploiting widespread religious exemptions
But new research suggests anti-vaxxers may be exploiting religious belief exemptions that are permitted in 45 states and the District of Columbia. But new research suggests that anti-vaxxers may be finding a workaround: exploiting religious belief exemptions that are permitted in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Parents were more likely to claim religious exemptions for vaccines in states that didn't permit personal belief exemptions, according to the research. When personal belief exemptions were allowed, 1 in every 200 students entered kindergarten each year with a religious vaccine exemption. "Yet the rise of religious exemptions in an increasingly secular society also questions whether the religious exemption category can still serve its intended purpose."