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The One Question I Am Asked In Every Country I Visit

Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics
Joanna Zelman

I have been asked about Miley Cyrus a handful of times during my travels abroad. I am often asked if I know someone named "John" who also lives in New York City. But the only question I have been asked on every coast of every country I've visited is: "Why do Americans love guns so much?"

Jason Cherkis

'It Was Just Too Many Shots'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.22.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

Jason Cherkis

D.C. Teen: 'He Started Chasing Us With The Gun'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.19.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

Joseph Erbentraut

'It's All Inspired By Hadiya's Death'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.12.2013 | Chicago

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

Carly Schwartz

'I Saw Owning A Gun As Part Of Growing Up And Becoming A Man'

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 07.03.2013 | San Francisco

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the United States about their experiences with gun violence. This is one in...

'He Got Shot On His Birthday'

The Huffington Post | William Wrigley | Posted 07.01.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'My Mom Turned Around, And This Guy Put A Gun To Her Stomach'

Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one person's st...

'I Got Shot Twice In The Right Leg And Once In The Face'

Posted 06.24.2013 | San Francisco

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'I Don't Like Walking To The Store By Myself'

Posted 06.21.2013 | Detroit

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'75 Percent Of My Friends Are Locked Up Or Dead'

Posted 06.20.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'When You Hear The Gunshots, You Shake A Little Bit'

Posted 06.19.2013 | Chicago

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. These are two teens' st...

'I Know Four People Who Have Been Shot'

The Huffington Post | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.18.2013 | San Francisco

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'He Was Just Mad At The World And He Snapped'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

'I Could Just Be Myself Around Him'

Posted 06.14.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

A Week in the Gun-life of America: Seeing the Voices

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

This past week was dominated by stories involving the issues of gun violence in the everyday life of America. Above the crash of stories that are too painful and too common to fully process, may we find insight to see the world as it is and vision to help repair the brokenness.

I Disagree With the Mantra 'Ignore the Killer'

Stanton Peele | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Psychological, social, policy autopsies are our only ways as a society to get a handle on incidents that otherwise threaten to overwhelm us.