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Christie Blasts Politicians For 'Scoring Political Points' Over Aurora Shooting

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said he does not think the discussion in the days following the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Co. should be on ...

'Dark Knight' Audience Flees After Fight In Theater

Posted 07.23.2012 | Crime

Moviegoers panicked and fled a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" when a fight broke out inside a theater in Pennsylvania on Sunday. Just two day...

13-Year-Old Hero Tries To Save Colorado Shooting Youngest Victim

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.23.2012 | Teen

Kaylan, a 13-year-old girl who was eager to see "The Dark Knight Rises" on opening night at the Aurora, Colo., Century 16 theater, did not know that t...

David Lohr

Suspected Colorado Shooter Appears In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.23.2012 | Crime

The man accused of killing 12 moviegoers and wounding 58 more in Aurora, Colo., last week made his first appearance in court Monday morning. James...

The Darkest Valley: God, Guns And The Church

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 09.22.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Gun violence is contrary to the will of God, and thus we are called to do what we can to change the reality of our circumstances so that moviegoers and school children no longer have to be afraid of living in a violent world.

The Colorado Massacre

Tio Hardiman | Posted 09.22.2012 | Chicago
Tio Hardiman

There should be a big push across the U.S. to introduce curriculum in schools to help educate people about violence, the same way we have effective campaigns to educate people about safe sex and the dangers of smoking cigarettes.

Talking to Your Child About the Dark Knight Shooting in Colorado

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 09.22.2012 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

Parents may worry about how to have a conversation with their child about this tragic event. I recommend that you frame it in such a way that you're n...

Men and Mass Shootings

Andrew Smiler | Posted 09.22.2012 | Crime
Andrew Smiler

Federal statistics tell us about 90 percent of homicides are committed by men. And about 75 percent of homicide victims are men. I want to be clear: most men are not killers, even though most killers are men. Killers are a very small percentage of the population.

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Rep. Says Colorado Shooting Remarks Were 'Taken Out Of Context'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said Saturday that his controversial comments about the Aurora, Colo., shootings were "grossly taken out of...

Deadmau5 Blast Playboy Model For Insensitive Colorado Shooting Joke

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment

Jokes about the Colorado shooting are not only "too soon," they are the furthest thing from "humor," according to Canadian producer Deadmau5 -- formal...

PHOTO: Obama Hugs Aurora Shooting Hero Who Kept Friend Alive

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

When President Barack Obama spoke on Sunday after meeting with victims of the Aurora shooting and their families at the University of Colorado Hospita...

GOP Pundit's Surprising Words On Gun Control

Posted 09.22.2012 | Media

The movie theater massacre in Aurora, CO has spurred another debate about gun control in America. Predictably, Democrats have called for tightening re...

'Random' Acts of Violence Are Not So Random

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 09.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

In mental health, we need to be wary of short-term, reactive "fixes" stimulated by agonizing events that may have emotional appeal but are no substitute for an ongoing resolve to apply proven means of systematically improving care and accountability.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Tells Moving Story Of Colorado Shooting Survivors

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

After meeting with family members of victims of the shooting in Aurora, Colo., President Barack Obama on Sunday told the moving story of two young wom...

Sam Stein

Obama To Address Gun Control Within Confines Of 'Existing Law'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House has so far declined to weigh in on possible legislative responses to the mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., this Friday. ...

Shadows

Russell Foltz-Smith | Posted 09.21.2012 | Crime
Russell Foltz-Smith

After 19 years these shadows still follow me. And I wasn't even there. But in an infinite number of imagined memories I was there. I process my own mortality all the time, constantly. My own death over and over. How does Bobby feel? How do the families of my former coworkers process this?

Violence Begets Violence: Making Sense of the Dark Knight Massacre

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
John W. Whitehead

Yet even with the 24-hour coverage, we have more questions than answers, and speculation is rife. And the biggest question of all looms large: Who or what is to blame?

Obama Visits Aurora Shooting Victims, Families

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

AURORA, Colo. -- Despair all around him, President Barack Obama on Sunday offered hugs, tears and the nation's sympathy to survivors of the Colorado s...

Russell Pearce Stirs Social Media Controversy

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

Former Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce (R) weighed in on the horrific Colorado shootings on Saturday, focusing less on the suspected shooter, Jam...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Dark Knight Rises

Dan Persons | Posted 07.22.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Homicidal maniac in a well-crafted movie: great entertainment. Homicidal maniac in an actual movie theater... Cinefantastique Online's Steve Biodrowsk...

The Fantasy of Absolute Safety

Ira Chernus | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Ira Chernus

The root of the problem is our dedication to the fantasy of absolute safety and security. The sooner we recognize that as our national fantasy and stop arming ourselves to the teeth in pursuit of it, the safer we all will be.

McCain Makes Dubious Claim On Controversial Issue

Raw Story | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) says there is no proof that gun control leads to less gun violence, but he is willing to “look at everything” following a ...

Denver Shootings Highlight Brady Campaign's Call for Stricter Gun Laws

Larry Bodine | Posted 07.22.2012 | Crime
Larry Bodine

Nearly half of all Americans -- 47 percent -- now own firearms. And the killer who gunned down moviegoers in Denver obtained all his weapons legally. Reasonable minds question if it's a good idea to introduce hundreds of millions of firearms into the general public.

WATCH: Dem Congresswoman Blasts Colleagues On Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) blasted the political arena on Sunday for its inaction on gun control. “A lot of politicians know it’s the righ...

Westboro Baptist Church Threatens To 'Super Picket' Aurora Prayer Vigil

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.23.2012 | Religion

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church appear to be on their way to protest a prayer vigil for victims of the Aurora massacre, according to tweets fro...