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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...

Colorado Shooting Survivor Forgives Alleged Gunman

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Good News

DENVER -- A survivor of the deadly shootings at a Colorado movie theater says he has forgiven the alleged gunman. Denver Rescue Mission employee Pier...

Romney Issues Inaccurate Claim On Aurora Shooting Suspect

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

LONDON -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday said many of the weapons obtained by the shooting suspect in Colorado were obtain...

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.

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...