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Colorado Springs Shooting

'Worried About our Children' -- Three Years Later; Reverberations From Newtown

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 12.11.2015 | Parents
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

Several parents in Newtown have expressed concern about the long-term effects on young people not necessarily directly impacted by violence, but on the periphery. How has their close proximity to a horrendous event impacted their perception of the world?

Even After Terrorists Get Legally Guns, the NRA Remains Bulletproof

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.08.2015 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The recent murderous rampages in Colorado Springs, Colorado on November 27th and in San Bernardino, California on December 2nd, are, tragically, part of a string of mass shootings throughout the U.S., that are now so commonplace that American schools regularly hold lockdown drills.

Gun Violence Is a National Mental Health Disease

Steve Nelson | Posted 12.05.2015 | Politics
Steve Nelson

This is indeed a mental health problem, but not the psychosis, depression or irrational hatred found in the few individuals who commit these atrocities. It is American Exceptionalism. Grandiosity and paranoia are mental disorders, not political movements.

Chris Murphy: Congress’ Silence On Mass Shootings Is ‘Quiet Endorsement'

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.04.2015 | Politics

So, that happened: This week, we lived through the horrors of two mass shootings -- one in Colorado Springs, Colorado and one in San Bernardino, Cali...

Congress Has Mastered One Way Of Responding To Mass Shootings

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.03.2015 | Politics

For your consideration, we present to you the incredible true story of the longest uninterrupted moment of silence ever attempted. No one can remember...

Colorado Is Uniquely Positioned To Lead The Fight Against Gun Violence

Jessie Pocock | Posted 12.02.2015 | Politics
Jessie Pocock

The Planned Parenthood shooting in my hometown was the 351st mass shooting in the U.S. this year. We have to talk about it. If we don't, I fear we will only see mass violence in our streets. Perhaps the people of Colorado are actually better equipped than most to untangle this knot we've all tied.

Bill O’Reilly Slams Planned Parenthood After Colorado Shooting

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.01.2015 | Media

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly took it upon himself to blast Planned Parenthood just days after the tragic deadly shooting at one of its Colorado Sprin...

Paul Ryan Pushes Mental Health Reform Instead Of Gun Laws After Colorado Shooting

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The priority of Congress after the deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado over Thanksgiving weekend should be to fix the na...

Some Conservatives Couldn't Believe The Shooting At Planned Parenthood Had Anything To Do With Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics

We now know that the alleged gunman in Friday's shooting spree in Colorado Springs said "no more baby parts" upon his arrest. That's inconvenient for ...

When Toxic Masculinity Meets Anti-Abortion Panic

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 11.30.2015 | Women

On Friday, just one day after millions of Americans sat down for Thanksgiving dinner, a man began an hours-long assault at a Planned Parenthood in Col...

Here's Why the Alleged Planned Parenthood Killer Isn't Called a Domestic Terrorist

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.29.2015 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The refusal to call Roof -- and now Dear -- a "terrorist" is far from an arcane quibble over terms and definitions, or even over the race and gender of the shooters. It strikes to the heart of how Americans have been reflexively conditioned to see thuggery and terrorism.

Cruz Calls Planned Parenthood Suspect 'Transgendered Leftist Activist'

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 11.29.2015 | Politics

NEWTON, Iowa -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) downplayed the role anti-abortion rhetoric may have played in the fatal shooting of three people at a Planned ...

Mother, Iraq War Vet Are Colorado Springs Victims

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.01.2015 | Crime

A woman accompanying her friend and an Iraq War veteran were two of the victims of a deadly Friday shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Spring...

Planned Parenthood Shooting Appears To Have Been Politically Motivated

AP/HuffPost | Chloe Angyal | Posted 11.28.2015 | Politics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- The man who police say staged a deadly shooting attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic that offers abortion services sa...

Colorado Springs, Site Of Planned Parenthood Attack, Is A Hub For Conservative Christians

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.28.2015 | Politics

Colorado Springs, the town where three people were killed and nine injured in an attack on a Planned Parenthood facility on Friday, is a hub for Chris...

A Grieving Colorado Officer Is Comforted By A Furry Friend

The Huffington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 11.29.2015 | Politics

Huffington Post reporter Ryan Grenoble captured this heartbreaking photo of a crying University of Colorado police officer being comforted by a mascot...

Anti-Abortion Groups Condemn Colorado Planned Parenthood Attack

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.28.2015 | Politics

Anti-abortion advocates were quick to condemn the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Friday that left three dea...

Colorado Survivor Recounts Haunting Moment When Gunman Stared Him In The Eye

The Huffington Post | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.28.2015 | Crime

A visibly shaken witness to Friday's mass shooting at Colorado Springs' Planned Parenthood clinic described the moment he saw the gunman, identified a...

Obama On Planned Parenthood Shooting: 'We Can't Let It Become Normal.'

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 11.29.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama released a statement Saturday morning addressing Friday's mass shooting at a Colorado Springs branch of Planned Parenthood, whi...

3 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire Inside Colorado Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.30.2015 | Crime

The alleged gunman is in custody after an hourslong standoff with police inside a Planned Parenthood clinic. He has been identified as Robert Lewis De...

Colorado Springs Shooting Rampage Leaves 4 Dead, Including Gunman

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 10.31.2015 | Crime

Police in Colorado killed a gunman who began firing at people in downtown Colorado Springs on Saturday morning. Three of the shooter's victims have di...