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Are Guns Killing Our Freedom Instead of Defending It?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

The real freedom we need is the freedom to be able to walk around without the fear of our fellow citizens shooting us by design or accident.

What Should Be Done With Aurora's Century 16 Theater?

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS AURORA, Colo. -- The Denver suburb of Aurora is asking residents what should be done with the movie theater where 12 people wer...

Matt Ferner

Aurora Shooting Survivor Writes 'Healing' Song In Wake Of Tragedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

Just one month ago, suspected Aurora theater shooter James Holmes allegedly opened fire on movie-goers in Aurora's Century 16 theater watching a midni...

Aurora Theater Shooting: One Month Later

Posted 08.20.2012 | Denver

On July 20, about 20 minutes into a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" suspected shooter James Holmes allegedly opened fire on an unsuspect...

Aurora Victim Responds To Rock Star's Shocking Shooting Comments

Posted 08.17.2012 | Denver

Carli Richards, a survivor of the Aurora movie theater shooting that last month left 12 people dead and 58 injured, has a message for Megadeth frontma...

Suspected Aurora Shooter Officially Evicted From His Apartment

Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes has been officially evicted from his Aurora apartment as of Wednesday, The Denver Post reports. All of hi...

Should This Professor Be Fired For Aurora Shooting Joke?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.16.2012 | College

KINGS POINT, N.Y. -- A professor at the United States Merchant Marine Academy faces dismissal for joking about the Colorado movie theater shootings in...

After Three Shootings, America Needs Zero Tolerance on Guns

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

If we are going to take aim at anything, then let it be at America's unhealthy obsession with guns and at the empty arguments against gun control, not at common sense.

Another 'Batman'-Style Shooting Threat

Posted 08.10.2012 | DC

Another Maryland man has been arrested for threatening a "Batman"-style shooting, like last month's mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colora...

Colorado Man Takes Aurora to the Movies

Patience Salgado | Posted 10.10.2012 | Good News
Patience Salgado

On Saturday, August 11, Jason and his friends will stand in black T-shirts in front of five theaters in the Denver area, hanging out a little goodness to a whole lot of people.

Lawyers: Aurora Suspect May Be Mentally Ill

Reuters | Keith Coffman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug 9 (Reuters) - Accused Colorado gunman James Holmes, charged with murder over a shooting rampage last month at a movie theater...

Fourth-Floor Jump A Leap Of Faith (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.10.2012 | College

In a fire that would claim two lives, Alina Raffa made what she called a "split-second decision" to survive. She jumped from her fourth-floor window a...

CA Guns Under Fire

Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.09.2012 | San Francisco

Following the deadly mass shootings in a Colorado movie theater and Wisconsin Sikh temple, the nationwide conversation over gun control has once again...

Gun Control: It's Time to Challenge the Second Amendment

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

In all the rhetoric that flies around, few people seem to consider the Amendment in full.

Dear Curiosity

Amanda Guinzburg | Posted 10.08.2012 | Home
Amanda Guinzburg

Dear Curiosity: Listen, I understand you just got there but... we kind of need to know now-ish when we can start packing up Earth, so if you could pl...

Why Attention Must Not Be Paid: The Consequences of Obsessive Media Coverage of Criminal Suspects

Jody Lyneé Madeira | Posted 10.08.2012 | Crime
Jody Lyneé Madeira

Right now we are dangerously close to repeating earlier mistakes in granting so much airtime to notorious suspects.

Why Gun Control Isn't Working

Death Race | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Gun advocates have successfully been able to make this a debate about FREEDOM, something that's impossible to argue against. Those of you looking to counter them need to find an equally unassailable position, and "Fuck this! We need to banish guns forever!" isn't it.

Turning Killers Into Superstars? Are We Feeding Crime?

Nicole Glass | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime
Nicole Glass

Just hours after each of the heartbreaking shootings, Holmes and Page were on their way to becoming common household names. While locked behind bars, they become notorious Twitter superstars, dominating news feeds and television debates.

Politicians Hammered by the NRA

Charles Garcia | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Charles Garcia

No politician, including the most powerful man in the free world, wants to pull the trigger on solving the complex issue of gun control.

NRA Made Questionable Appeal After Colorado Shooting

Bloomberg | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Three days after a gunman calling himself the Joker from the Batman series shot dead 12 people in a suburban Denver movie theater, the National Rifle ...

Shocking Sign Comparing Obama To Mass Shooter Comes Down

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

A controversial billboard comparing President Barack Obama with Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes has come down. (See a photo of the billboard b...

Aurora Survivor Calls For Suspect's Death By 'Firing Squad'

Posted 08.01.2012 | Crime

A survivor of the "Dark Knight" massacre has publicly called for the alleged shooter to suffer the death penalty by firing squad. Carli Richards, w...

Victims With Gunshot Head Wounds Recovering

Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

Aurora shooting victim Yousef Gharbi was reportedly the first patient to arrive at the University of Colorado Hospital shortly after the "Dark Knight ...

A Real Conversation About Solutions to Gun Violence in Our Nation

Daniel Gross | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Daniel Gross

We want solutions that will save lives. We are willing to put aside our political differences to find them. We know we are better than this. Now we must hold our elected officials accountable to show that they are too.

On the Origin of American Gun Violence

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 09.30.2012 | Science
Eric Michael Johnson

The hope is that if we can isolate the factor that pushes some people to murder their fellow citizens, perhaps we can alter our social environment and reduce the likelihood that these terrible acts will be repeated in the future. The only problem is, which one could it be?