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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...

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...

I Want to Believe This World Is Not Evil

John Buffalo Mailer | Posted 09.28.2012 | Home
John Buffalo Mailer

In times of national fear and existential questions, we need to open up our hearts and minds and really start listening to each other about the world we want to live in, and how to make that world our reality.

'Dark Knight Rises' Stumbles At Box Office After Big Opening Numbers

Posted 07.28.2012 | Entertainment

Despite the Aurora, Colorado shooting at last Friday's midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises," the summer blockbuster had a solid opening with $1...

Alice Hines

Aurora Mall Had A Troubled History Of Racism | Alice Hines | Posted 07.28.2012 | Business

Until last week, the Town Center at Aurora seemed like a typical mall. But the 37-year-old shopping center had problems even before July 20, when a...

Catholic Priest Suggests Holmes Possessed By Satan

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 07.28.2012 | Religion

(RNS) A Catholic priest has suggested that Satan may have driven accused killer James Holmes to open fire at a Colorado cinema, continuing the religio...

Body Of Chicago-Area Victim Of Colorado Shooting Returned Home

Posted 07.27.2012 | Chicago

The body of a 27-year-old Chicago-area U.S. Navy sailor who was one of the 12 people killed during the Colorado theater shooting was returned to Illin...

Report: Maryland Police Arrest Man In Possible Mass Shooting Plot (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 07.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Police in Maryland foiled what may have been a shooting plot on the scale of last week's massacre at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, ac...

One Week After Colorado Shooting, US Government Still Failing to Safeguard America

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

while President Barack Obama has mentioned that assault weapons belong in the hands of US soldiers and not on the streets of America, he has left it to Congress to move forward on an assault weapons ban. That's too bad because Congress isn't remotely close to doing anything.

Gabriel Iglesias Talks Benefit Show For Shooting Victim Caleb Medley

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.27.2012 | Denver

Gabriel Iglesias, nationally-known stand-up comic, was so moved by the tragedy of the Aurora shooting that he has announced a benefit show for Caleb M...

Arthur Delaney

Was The Aurora Shooter Collecting Unemployment Insurance? | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.27.2012 | Crime

Had the suspected gunman who allegedly killed 12 people in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater been collecting unemployment insurance? A wire story dis...

Colorado Companies Exemplify Leadership in Times of Crisis

Gerald McSwiggan | Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver
Gerald McSwiggan

Like many people, I was shocked and saddened to hear about the shooting tragedy that happened last week in Colorado. But as often happens when tragedy strikes, the community, including the business community, came together in Aurora to help those affected by this terrible crime.

Bloomberg: How To Break NRA's Grip On Politicians

Bloomberg | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

It has been a week since the massacre in Aurora, Colorado. The two major U.S. presidential candidates spent the past week avoiding the subject of whet...

Courage Isn't Going to the Movies

Richey Piiparinen | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment
Richey Piiparinen

Let's temper the faux bravery related to eating popcorn. The horror of Aurora--while committed by an individual -- was surely also precipitated by problems with deep societal roots.

Sam Stein

A Game Of Hot Potato Over Gun Laws For Obama, Romney And Congress | Sam Stein | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders are in broad agreement that something needs to be done about gun violence in the wake o...