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News Outlets Go To Court For Aurora Shooting Documents

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 10.09.2012 | Media

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys for the suspect in the Colorado movie theater shootings said Thursday their client is mentally ill and that they ...

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?

Self-Preservation or Principles: A UK Perspective on the U.S. Gun Debate

David Miles | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
David Miles

One obvious question raised by the student campaigns to carry concealed weapons is whether the death tolls in any of these massacres would have been lower if the teachers, tutors or moviegoers had been able to shoot back?

What Should Be Done With Theater Site?

Posted 07.31.2012 | Denver

While makeshift memorials and candle outcroppings in Aurora continue to grow by the hour, the community is faced with the question: what to do with th...

Support For Gun Control Unchanged After Aurora Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

Public opinion on gun control remains virtually unchanged in the wake of the Aurora shooting, according to a Pew poll released Monday afternoon. Th...

Be A Hero

Rabbi Rami Shapiro | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Rami Shapiro

"In a place where there are no heroes -- be a hero!" This 2,000-year-old challenge by Hillel the Elder, whom many consider to have been Jesus' rabbi, is a staple of Jewish learning. But how does one do this?

Sam Stein

A Week After The Colorado Massacre, The Gun Show Goes On | Sam Stein | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

CHANTILLY, Va. -- At the back end of a 100,000 square foot showroom, past the rows of guns, holsters, knives, swords, tasers, war books and political ...

James Holmes Saw Psychiatrist Who Specializes In Schizophrenia: What Is It?

Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living

James Holmes, the 24-year-old former graduate student at the University of Colorado who is facing 24 counts of murder and more than 100 counts of atte...

Mother Of Youngest Victim Will Be Paralyzed

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 09.29.2012 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- The Colorado woman who lost her 6-year-old daughter in the Aurora theater shooting and suffered a miscarriage is expected to be p...

David Lohr

Read The Criminal Complaint Filed Againts Aurora Shooting Suspect | David Lohr | Posted 07.30.2012 | Crime

Formal charges were filed Monday against James Holmes, the man suspected in the fatal shooting of 12 moviegoers during a recent screening of "The Dark...

David Lohr

Suspected Colorado Shooter Formally Charged | David Lohr | Posted 07.30.2012 | Crime

Prosecutors filed formal charges on Monday against James Holmes, the lone suspect in the fatal shooting of 12 moviegoers during a screening of "The Da...

America Doesn't Need Gun Control

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Mark Goulston, M.D.

America doesn't need gun control; Americans' need to be less "trigger happy" when triggered by unhappiness or upset I don't know about you, but as I ...

Man Arrested For Bringing A Gun Into Theater

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Denver

Thornton Police arrested a 48-year-old man after he alarmed movie goers and theater staff for openly carrying a gun into the theater complex. Jam...

Assault Weapons Ban: It's Common Sense

Larry Hirsch | Posted 09.28.2012 | Crime
Larry Hirsch

With all of the important issues dominating the political debate, the economy, health care, International Affairs to name a few it had slipped my mind...

Aurora Shooting Suspect Was Facing Eviction, Neighbors Say

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2012 | Crime

By Chris Francescani AURORA, Colo., July 29 (Reuters) - Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes was likely facing eviction from the Aur...