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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.

Gun Sales Skyrocket In Colorado In Wake Of Shooting

AP | MIKE BAKER and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Firearms sales are surging in the wake of the Colorado movie massacre as buyers express fears about both personal safety and lawmakers who a...

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 ...

Funerals Begin For Shooting Victims

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 09.24.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A dad who took his teenage children to the new Batman movie and was killed when a gunman opened fire on the theater was mourned Wednesd...

Olympic Rower From Aurora Devastated By Shooting

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 09.24.2012 | Denver

WINDSOR, England — American rower Taylor Ritzel has experienced all sorts of personal anguish on her bumpy road to the London Olympics. Her mot...

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 Dating Profile On

AP | Posted 07.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A profile for a man whose name and appearance matched Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes has been removed from a dating website. Match....

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 Coward's In Jail. Let's Move On To The Victims'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 09.23.2012 | Denver

NEW YORK (AP) — Some relatives of people killed in the Colorado theater shooting are urging television news outlets to resist using alleged killer J...

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...

Pearce Apologizes For Controversial Facebook Comments

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

MESA, Ariz. -- A former Arizona legislator known for sponsoring the state's anti-illegal immigration law is apologizing for comments he made about the...

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...

Nearly $2 Million Donated To Aurora Shooting Victims Fund

AP | Posted 09.23.2012 | Denver

DENVER — The film studio that released the Batman film playing during the Colorado theater shooting is among the donors that have given a total ...

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...

Gun Laws and Drug Laws Aren't Working

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Eliyahu Federman

This isn't about whether gun ownership reduces or increases crime, or whether recreational drug use is benign or harmful. I aim to keep it simpler and more to the point: Are drug and gun laws proven to be effective at preventing access?

Shooting Survivors Released From Hospitals, Others In Critical Condition

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado hospital officials say two more survivors of the mass shooting in an Aurora theater have been released and another is improving. U...

Shooting Victim Gives Birth While Husband Fights For Life

AP | COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 09.23.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- When Katie Medley gave birth to healthy baby boy at University of Colorado Hospital, her husband Caleb, wounded in Colorado's theater shooti...

Our Dark Night of Guns and Money Isn't Over

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Do me a favor: If I'm ever lost to an act of "senseless violence," please ask the platitudinous politicians to point out that one of the best ways we can "love one another" is by making it harder to kill one another.

Disassociation Nation

Steven Weber | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Steven Weber

We have become so disassociated from reality that we are to the point where even though men, women and children are mowed down in schools, movie theaters and streets by nut jobs with assault weapons, we rush to defend the right to own these absolutely inessential weapons.