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The NRA Requires More Background Checks for its Employees Than for Gun Owners

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

The NRA is doing all it can to make it easier for practically anyone to get anything from a revolver to a high-capacity, semi-automatic weapon without having to suffer the indignity of a background check.

Celebrating Mother's Day and the 15th Anniversary of the Million Mom March

Stacey Newman | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
Stacey Newman

As a mother, I felt optimistic 15 years ago that we could stop the horror of burying our children before their time. Yet today it's easy to despair that nothing will change as few in my legislature even bother to stand up to debate for those who are slaughtered by guns. I cannot accept this.

Female High School Student Allegedly Wanted To 'Flood The Halls With Corpses'

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.04.2014 | Crime

Police in Pennsylvania say they have arrested a 17-year-old girl who had a "fascination" with school shootings and wrote about her desire to "flood th...

Matt Ferner

'It's Just Like In A Horror Movie' | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.13.2013 | Denver

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

WATCH: Columbine Survivor Visits Scene Of Massacre

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.10.2013 | Denver

On April 20, 1999, fourteen years ago this month, seniors Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, set off bombs and shot off guns in what became one o...

On Massacres, Masculinity, Human Rights and Gun Rights

Lisa Schirch | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Lisa Schirch

As we grieve with the families, I hope the school massacre in Connecticut is the tipping point; the final massacre that lands like the last snowflake on an avalanche of change

The Second Amendment Does Not Guarantee Gun Ownership for All

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

Never let assertions of the so-called "sanctity" of the Second Amendment bully you into thinking it guarantees unregulated weapon ownership. It does not.

Gun Rampage Takes the Glow off the Illinois Gun-Rights Victory

Larry Bodine | Posted 02.16.2013 | Crime
Larry Bodine

The celebrations about a legal victory to allow more people to carry loaded weapons in public abruptly stopped as news spread about the rampage shooting in Sandy Hook.

Protecting Other People's Children

Patricia McGuire | Posted 02.16.2013 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Few professional endeavors are more fraught with anxiety and danger than the work that makes us responsible for other people's children. Sandy Hook Elementary School is the latest scene of every educator's nightmare.

Hickenlooper: It's Time To Talk Gun Laws

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 02.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado's Gov. John Hickenlooper said "the time is right" for state lawmakers to consider gun control measures, offering his firmest stance...

Columbine Survivor Teaming Up With Occupy To Fight Foreclosure

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

Richard Castaldo fought for his life 13 years ago, after he was shot eight times during the Columbine High School massacre. Now he’s fighting to sav...

CO Man Who Wanted To Be 'Guy Who Killed Obama' Is Mentally Ill

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | Denver

By Robert Boczkiewicz DENVER, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A 20-year-old Colorado man charged with threatening to kill President...

Mother Of Columbine HS Shooter Prayed For Her Son's Suicide

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The mother of Columbine shooter Dylan Klebold prayed for him to commit suicide when she wa...

Colorado Man Allegedly Wanted To Be The 'Guy Who Killed Obama'

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- A suburban Denver man has been arrested after telling his therapist he wanted to shoot children, kill people on Hallo...

The Other 4/20: A Filmmaker Remembers Columbine (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.20.2012 | Denver

April 20, a date reserved overwhelmingly for marijuana advocacy, also marks a day of somber remembrance for many. On 4/20/1999, Eric Harris and Dylan...

Colo. Mall Bomber Gets Sentenced To Life In Prison

AP | Posted 04.06.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A man who planted a bomb at a shopping mall near Columbine High School on the 12th anniversary of the deadly shootings there has been senten...

Columbine Hammer Attack: 4 Charges Filed Against Girl

AP | Posted 04.18.2012 | Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. — A judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for a 14-year-old girl suspected in a hammer attack that injured two students at ...

2 Columbine HS Students Injured In Hammer Attack

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 04.14.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Authorities were investigating a 14-year-old girl's actions before they say she attacked two students with a hammer at Columbine High S...

Post-Columbine School Discipline Changes Move Forward In Colo.

AP | By IVAN MORENO | Posted 12.19.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Post-Columbine school disciplinary policies that Colorado lawmakers say lead to mandatory expulsions for things like inadvertently having a ...

Deer Creek School Shooter 'Heard Voices' That Controlled Him

AP | By STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 11.20.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- An attorney for a man charged with shooting two Colorado eighth graders at a middle school that's just miles from the site of one of the nat...

ABC Will Cover Casey Anthony Without Its Checkbook

Shelley Ross | Posted 10.03.2011 | Media
Shelley Ross

The high cost of paying for interviews has nothing to do with the amount of the check. One can only hope that CBS and NBC follow ABC News as they begin to show the world you can put the toothpaste back in the tube.