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2015 Year in Review: What We Can Learn From Prejudice in an Era of Globalization

Jeff Singh | Posted 12.29.2016 | Politics
Jeff Singh

The world is becoming more and more globalized with multiple cultures crossing paths like never before. That trend is not going anywhere, it is on the rise. How we relate with each other and how we raise each other in this globalized world is the question

Early Intervention: One Way to Prevent Mass Violence?

Ariel Zwang | Posted 12.09.2016 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

Many things need to change in our society before killings like those in Colorado and California end. We absolutely need decisive action on gun violence, for a start. But we also know that we can help reduce the daily bloodshed in our society by intervening sooner and supporting victims more fully.

Republicans Insist Planned Parenthood Committee Isn't Targeting Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ever since a gunman on a shooting rampage killed three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic late last month, Republicans on the select ...

Get a Grip, Americans!

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 12.06.2016 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Difficult as it is at a time like this, we need to take a step back from our fears and stand up for our American way of life, our values and our liberties.

Terror, Guns, and Political Paralysis: How to Escape the Tribal Trap

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 12.05.2016 | Politics
Clay Farris Naff

We do not know who will next be taken in by toxic ideology and turn into a terrorist. You cannot spot a terrorist by religion, gender, income, or marital status. For once, the right and most advantageous responses coincide. Treat each person with a skeptical, rebuttable presumption of innocence.

A Terrorist, But Not a Christian Terrorist

John A. Tures | Posted 12.02.2016 | Religion
John A. Tures

A recent popular online column referred to Robert Lewis Dear's killing and wounding of several people at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic as "Christian Terrorism." I agree that it is terrorism, but it is not "Christian Terrorism." Dear's actions just aren't Christian at all.

Abortion Providers Are Too Scared To Even Talk About Security

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a gunman opened fire at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs last week, killing three people, I wondered what new steps clinic...

The Relationship Between Political And Public Debates And Violence In Our Communities

Rep. Diana DeGette | Posted 12.02.2015 | Denver
Rep. Diana DeGette

The connection between the words used by both public officials and the alleged shooter is chilling, and it demands that we examine the vitriol used in debates about women's reproductive health, particularly coming from anti-choice activists.

Democrats Push To Fold Planned Parenthood Panel After Shooting

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the days since the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs, Democrats and Republicans have taken different tacks in addressin...

Christian Terrorism

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.30.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When the perpetrator of terrorism is mainly motivated by his or her own religious views -- say, about abortion -- then it is by definition Christian terrorism. All the killings of abortion clinic doctors and other employees are nothing short of Christian terrorism.

The Most Upsetting Thing About the Planned Parenthood Shooting

Michelle Tang | Posted 11.29.2016 | Politics
Michelle Tang

This man was set off by the irresponsible creation of fear and anger for no better reason than to advance one person or group's specific ideology.

After Colorado Shooting, Renewed Questions On Gun Violence

the New York Times | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics

The governor of Colorado, where a gunman killed three people and wounded nine others in a rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic last week, called the...

Planned Parenthood Shooting Appears To Have Been Politically Motivated

AP/HuffPost | Chloe Angyal | Posted 11.28.2015 | Politics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- The man who police say staged a deadly shooting attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic that offers abortion services sa...

A Grieving Colorado Officer Is Comforted By A Furry Friend

The Huffington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 11.29.2015 | Politics

Huffington Post reporter Ryan Grenoble captured this heartbreaking photo of a crying University of Colorado police officer being comforted by a mascot...

Colorado Survivor Recounts Haunting Moment When Gunman Stared Him In The Eye

The Huffington Post | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 01.16.2017 | Crime

A visibly shaken witness to Friday’s mass shooting at Colorado Springs’ Planned Parenthood clinic described the moment he saw the gunman, identifi...

Right to Life

Monica Bauer | Posted 11.28.2016 | Politics
Monica Bauer

The shooter had help. He had help from an entire movement that has carelessly labeled abortion as "murder" and "baby-killing." Killing abortion providers flows logically from the moment you call abortion "murder" and this labeling has to stop. Now.

2016 Democrats React To Planned Parenthood Shooting

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.28.2015 | Politics

Democratic presidential hopefuls reacted to the shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood on Friday by reinforcing their support of the nonprofit orga...

CNN Invites Right-Wing Rep To Slam Planned Parenthood During Active Shooting

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 11.28.2015 | Media

With a gunman still holed up inside a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado on Friday, CNN invited Rep. Adam Kizinger (R.-Ill.) to blast the women's...

Colorado Springs Shooting Rampage Leaves 4 Dead, Including Gunman

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 10.31.2015 | Crime

Police in Colorado killed a gunman who began firing at people in downtown Colorado Springs on Saturday morning. Three of the shooter's victims have di...

Shooting Victim Sent Heartbreaking Text To Her Mom Just Before Attack

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.21.2015 | OWN

In June of 2012, 24-year-old Jessica Ghawi experienced the unthinkable. The aspiring Colorado sports broadcaster was visiting a mall in Toronto when a...

Did the James Holmes Jurors Get It Right?

Kevin Sali | Posted 08.10.2016 | Crime
Kevin Sali

The law in this area requires decisions that are uniquely individualized -- not only as to the defendant, his offense, and his victims, but also as to each individual juror making the ultimate life-or-death decision.

Colorado Shooting Victim's Girlfriend And Mother 'Hold Each Other Up'

OWN | Posted 02.20.2015 | OWN

College sweethearts Amanda Lindgren and Alex Teves were just beginning their lives together when their love story was cut tragically short. In July 20...

It's Time for Us to Stand Strong

Tom Mauser | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Tom Mauser

Just minutes from Columbine, on the day before the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, a gunman walked into his high school. What immediately went through my mind was, "Not again."

High School Shooter 'Targeted A Specific Teacher': Sheriff

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A student was left in critical condition after a shooting at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. on Friday. A 15-year-old girl was taken to a...

When Guns Do Kill People

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

America's love affair with guns has now reached a zenith (or a nadir, depending on how you look at it), wherein no amount of carnage seems to be able to change our basic fondness for owning guns.