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Colorado's Message of Hope

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

When tragedies like this hit the news cycle, it is often the horror that is most glaring. Sometimes it takes longer for the quieter triumphs of the human spirit to be seen.

A Thank You Note to the Rescuers in Aurora

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Olivia Rosewood

That there are humans who have devoted themselves to keeping the peace, who respond so quickly and effectively to the call for help, restores my faith in human beings altogether.

It's the Guns - But We All Know, It's Not Really the Guns

Michael Moore | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Michael Moore

We are an easily frightened people and it is easy to manipulate us with fear. What are we so afraid of that we need to have 300 million guns in our homes? Who do we think is going to hurt us? Maybe we would take better care of each other.

Aurora Proves How Far Off-Course We Have Strayed on the Second Amendment

John M. Burns | Posted 09.23.2012 | Crime
John M. Burns

As time goes on and we stray further and further from the language of the Second Amendment, this farce will be proven wrong time and time again.

Post-Colorado, Polling Shows No Reason to Give Up on Tougher Gun Laws

Margie Omero | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Margie Omero

In the days ahead, we should not look at the polling coverage and simply throw up our hands. On the contrary, there are many ways to improve our current gun laws without infringing on the rights of law-abiding citizens.

Stand Up to the Merchants of Death

Allan Brawley | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Allan Brawley

Enough already with the Second Amendment baloney. Enough already with the Constitutional right to bear arms. It's bogus. The individual who bought fou...

Evangelical Mouthpiece Blames 'Liberals' Way' For Aurora Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion

Pundits across the political spectrum have been quick to use the weekend's tragic mass shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater as a means of pushi...

Colorado Gun Sales Spike After Aurora Theater Shooting

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.24.2012 | Denver

Less than one week after the mass shooting which left 12 dead at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., the Denver Post reports background checks for peopl...

Bloomberg Walks Back Controversial Comment

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has apparently pulled back from his statement Monday that police officers across the nation should threaten to go "...

Disassociation Nation

Steven Weber | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Steven Weber

We have become so disassociated from reality that we are to the point where even though men, women and children are mowed down in schools, movie theaters and streets by nut jobs with assault weapons, we rush to defend the right to own these absolutely inessential weapons.

The Enemy Within

Warren Adler | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home
Warren Adler

History seems one perpetual war between the good and evil that lurks within the human psyche. At times, when we observe Aurora and the bloody events occurring all over the planet, it often seems like evil is winning.

Mike Hogan

PHOTOS: Stars Come Out For NC-17 'Killer Joe' Screening

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York

This is arguably not the best time to be releasing a new film titled “Killer Joe.” Thankfully, this gleefully twisted NC-17 trailer-park thril...

A Minute Of Silence For The Sacredness Of Life

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 09.23.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

The murderers, terrorists and evildoers of this world will only find strength and encouragement when the global community refuses to honor the memory of those who lives were taken and stand for justice and peace.

WATCH: Bloomberg Says Police Should Strike Until Government Acts On Gun Control

Posted 07.24.2012 | New York

Speaking as a guest on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on Monday evening, Mayor Bloomberg stepped up his call for stricter gun laws by suggesting police ...

WATCH: O'Reilly Mocks Bill Moyers

Posted 07.24.2012 | Media

Bill O'Reilly laid into PBS' Bill Moyers on his Monday night Fox News show for what he called "demagoguing the mass murder in Colorado" by being the "...

WATCH: Stewart Rips ABC Anchor Over Tea Party Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 09.23.2012 | Comedy

In light of Friday's shooting in Aurora, Colorado, you'd think that the news media circuit would be having a field day with gun control talk. But most...

Are Mass Shootings Becoming More Frequent--and More Deadly?

Dr. Adam Lankford | Posted 09.22.2012 | Crime
Dr. Adam Lankford

Mass shootings are increasingly common and increasingly deadly. And there's no clear end in sight.

Unsafe for Humans

Susan C. Scrimshaw | Posted 09.22.2012 | College
Susan C. Scrimshaw

It could have been me, my husband, my daughter, her husband, my step-son and step-daughter, my granddaughter, not yet four years old. Any one of us could be the victim, or the grieving relative or friend, right now, today.

13-Year-Old Hero Tries To Save Colorado Shooting Youngest Victim

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.23.2012 | Teen

Kaylan, a 13-year-old girl who was eager to see "The Dark Knight Rises" on opening night at the Aurora, Colo., Century 16 theater, did not know that t...

Westboro Baptist Church Has Gone Too Far Again

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 09.22.2012 | Teen
Noah Fitzgerel

This time, Westboro Baptist Church will be in Aurora, Colorado, protesting the funerals of the 12 innocent Americans killed last week by gunman James Holmes.

PHOTO: Remember The Aurora Shooting Victims With This Memorial Thong

Posted 07.23.2012 | Style

The tragic shootings in Aurora, Colo., on July 20 have already been memorialized in several ways: charitable funds, a visit from President Obama and o...

Aurora Is Just 17 Miles From Columbine. In Dave Cullen's Book, It's Not As Simple As 'Crazy.'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 09.22.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Dave Cullen urges us not to draw conclusions too quickly about James Holmes, accused of killing a dozen people and wounding more than fifty in a Colorado movie theater -- just 17 miles from Columbine. It seems like a good time to revisit Cullen's book about Columbine....

PHOTOS: Victims Recount The Terror, Give Thanks

Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime

"Thank you God for the gift of life! i promise it will not go to waste" Zack Golditch, a high school football star who took a bullet in the neck an...

'I'm Scared By What Happened In Aurora. I Don't Feel Safe'

Tatiana Lanteigne | Posted 09.19.2012 | Teen
Tatiana Lanteigne

I'm scared by what happened in Aurora. I don't feel safe. I've been to Aurora, and it's not much different from where I live.

Campaigns Interrupted

Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

President Barack Obama cancelled campaign events in Florida and issued a proclamation for flags across the nation to be lowered to half staff "as a ma...