al-Qaeda http://wfpl.org en Liberal Group Uses al-Qaeda Recruitment Video to Blast Mitch McConnell Over Gun Control http://wfpl.org/post/liberal-group-uses-al-qaeda-recruitment-video-blast-mitch-mcconnell-over-gun-control <p>A liberal advocacy group is launching a controversial new ad targeting Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and his opposition to gun control measure that uses an al-Qaeda recruitment video.</p><p><a href="http://www.americansunitedforchange.org/">Americans United for Change </a>is behind the 30-second spot, which features American-born al-Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn explaining how lax U.S. laws do not require background checks to obtain firearms.</p><p>In the recruitment video, <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/even-al-qaeda-thought-americas-gun-background-check-system-w">Gadahn calls on Muslims living in the United State to carry out acts of terror</a> and that guns can easily be obtained at local conventions.</p><p>The narrator goes on to explain McConnell is against background checks as part of a<a href="http://articles.latimes.com/2013/apr/10/nation/la-na-gun-control-20130411"> series of proposed gun control measures</a> in the Senate. He asks: "who does agree with Mitch?"</p><p>Watch:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_jtUC73gfis" frameborder="0" height="360" width="480"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:45:44 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 4951 at http://wfpl.org Liberal Group Uses al-Qaeda Recruitment Video to Blast Mitch McConnell Over Gun Control Iraqi Man Pleads Guilty in Kentucky Terrorism Case http://wfpl.org/post/iraqi-man-pleads-guilty-kentucky-terrorism-case <p>An Iraqi man has pleaded guilty to 10 charges of conspiring to send weapons, money and explosives to al-Qaida in Iraq.</p><p>Today, Mohanad Shareef Hammadi also pleaded guilty to two counts of lying to the federal government about his association with a terrorist organization.</p><p>Hammadi will be sentenced December 5 in Bowling Green, where he was arrested in May 2011 with a co-defendant. That man, Waad Ramadan Alwan, pleaded guilty earlier and will be sentenced October 3.</p><p></p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:30:01 +0000 The Associated Press 1403 at http://wfpl.org