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Some Are Too Quick to Criticize the Disabled

David Vognar | Posted 09.25.2012 | Media
David Vognar

That both the liberal Ebert and the conservative Brooks muddle the facts shows that media's image of those with mental disabilities is just about the same, regardless of political affiliation. Clearly we are a long way from treating the disabled as equal citizens.

The 10 Bumper-Sticker Gun Debates That Convince Nobody

Russ Belville | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Russ Belville

It's time that we had a real conversation on gun violence in America that goes deeper than the following dumb bumper-sticker arguments that blog comments sections seem to always devolve into.

'True Heroes Come With Badges, Not With Capes'

Posted 07.26.2012 | Denver

Aurora Police, first responders, FBI agents and firemen gathered at the victims' memorial site across from the Century 16 movie theater Wednesday nigh...

Nugent Unloads On Feinstein, Bill O'Reilly

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

Outspoken rocker Ted Nugent weighed in Wednesday on last week's mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., giving some colorful comments on both Twitter and radi...

The Right to Bear Arms: the Right to Cause Harm?

Avika Dua | Posted 09.25.2012 | Teen
Avika Dua

As a student studying the Constitution who attended a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises myself last Friday, I wanted to look into the role of registered guns in massacres.

Aurora and the Ratings

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.25.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I do not ordinarily write about the ratings until the end of the month, but Friday's massacre has been reflected in last week's ratings (Saturday and Sunday will be reflected in this week's) and they deserve some comment.

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell's Brutal Take Down Of O'Reilly

Posted 07.26.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell tore into Bill O'Reilly on his MSNBC show Wednesday for taking what he described as conflicting positions on gun control. Follo...

WATCH: How To Handle Your Feelings About The Colorado Shootings

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

It can be very difficult to deal with the feelings that come up around tragedies. In this vlog, I will guide you to access your inner power in powerless situations.

Obama: Assault Weapon Clampdown 'Shouldn't Be Controversial'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

In one of his most direct statements on gun control since his election, President Barack Obama Wednesday called for a "common sense" approach to assau...

Obama's Latest Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign on Wednesday afternoon announced that it had received the endorsement of the advocacy group National Association of Police Organiza...

Aurora and Penn State

Neil McCarthy | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

The two tragedies seemed completely disconnected. Different crimes. Different places. Different victims. But they actually have one thing in common. Denial. By us.

Learning All the Wrong Lessons From Aurora

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Faithful Democrats are criticizing Obama because he has not used the latest massacre to push for gun control. Even after more than three years of proving the success of running the long game (see DADT, gay marriage, Iraq), Democrats insist on being both impatient and impractical.

Helicopter Parenting in the Wake of Aurora Shootings

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 09.24.2012 | Parents
Joanne Bamberger

I know our 12-year-old is going to ask for assurance that something like that can never happen to her and would never happen where we live. And I know there will be nightmares and much more anxiety to come for her when neither I nor her dad can make her that promise.

Another ABC News Report On Aurora Shooting Disputed

Posted 07.25.2012 | Media

Another ABC News report on the tragic Aurora shooting has been disputed, TVSpy reported on Wednesday. ABC News and New York Daily News reported on...

Never Speak His Name

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Peter J. Ognibene

As individuals, we can comfort those who survive and mourn those who are lost. As a nation, however, we can put into practice what I first suggested in the wake of the atrocity in Tucson: Do not speak his name.

Stop Calling the Aurora Shooter 'Evil'

Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 07.22.2013 | Media
Peter Finocchiaro

By treating the shooter as simply an evil man -- and evil, of course, is irreducible, irrational, operates not on reason but perversions of morality -- we also reduce the actual shooting to a force of nature, beyond our capacity to understand.

Holmes Sent Notebook To Psychiatrist Before Attack

Posted 07.26.2012 | Crime

The man accused of killing a dozen people at a midnight screening of the 'The Dark Knight Rises' sent a journal detailing the rampage to a University ...

Jailers: Batman Shooting Suspect Is A Spitter

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.26.2012 | Crime

Since being thrown behind bars as the suspect in the Aurora movie theater shooting, James Holmes has often spit at his jailers, ABC News reports. ...

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.

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Rages Against GOP Congressman

Posted 07.25.2012 | Media

Bill O'Reilly raged against Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) on his Fox News show Tuesday, after the GOP congressman disagreed with the Fox News host on gun...

Suspected Shooter Had 30+ Grenades In Apartment

Posted 07.24.2012 | Denver

Residents who live in the same apartment complex as suspected shooter James Holmes were still not allowed to return home as they expected on Tuesday s...

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.

The First Aurora Shooting Lawsuit Targets Three Entities

Posted 07.25.2012 | Denver

The shooting tragedy at Aurora's Century 16 movie theater has just attracted its first lawsuit, according to a TMZ report. The website reports tha...

Freedom and Fatuity: Why Are Guns Okay But Gays Aren't?

David Callahan | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
David Callahan

James Holmes turned himself into a one-man army with the click of a mouse. That's the latest on the Aurora shooter, with authorities reporting that Ho...

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...