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My Congressman, Bart Stupak, Has Neither a Uterus Nor a Brain

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

Hey, Bart. If you really want to reduce abortions, ask yourself this: Why does godless France, where abortion is nearly free (it's covered by their universal health insurance), have 20% fewer abortions per capita than we do?

The Columbine Mirror

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

Can gun control prevent school shootings? Can shutting out news of school attacks help prevent them?

Columbine School Shooting Spawned Effective Anti-Bullying Programs: Study

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK — There's been a sharp drop in the percentage of America's children being bullied or beaten up by their peers, according to a new natio...

Hope and Prayer From a School Shooting's Aftermath

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

It takes only 272 steps to get from the front door of Deer Creek Middle School to 13-year-old Savannah's house. But on Tuesday, those 272 steps felt more like miles.

The New York Times' Best Books Of 2009

The New York Times | The New York Times Book Review | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Book Review has made these selections from books reviewed since Dec. 7, 2008, when we published our previous Notables list. It was not easy pickin...

Columbine Parents React To Susan Klebold's Essay

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The new edition of Oprah's O magazine, which comes out Tuesday, includes the first public comment from the mother of one of the Columbine killers. ...

Parenting: Grazing With Our Kids, Attachment Not Allowed

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

Parents who are so hyper-critical or enamored of their children can be annoying. This is not, however, the only flavor of intense involvement with our children, nor is deep parental attachment always negative

Is Fort Hood Like Columbine?

Newsweek | Dave Cullen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

My brain is about to bust with all the apparent parallels to Columbine, Virginia Tech and 9/11, and the startling differences to each as well. But the...

Virginia Tech Survivor With Hidden Camera Films Dangerous Gun Sales at Gun Shows

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

At gun shows in 43 states, felons, gangsters, wife-beaters, and the dangerously mentally ill can buy assault weapons, semi-automatic pistols and other firearms with no questions asked.

Susan Klebold: Columbine Killer's Mom Writes Essay For Oprah's O Magazine; "No Inkling" Son Was Suicidal

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DENVER — In the first detailed public remarks by any parent of the two Columbine killers, Dylan Klebold's mother says she had no idea her son wa...

High School Reopens After 'Columbine-Like' Plot

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Students returned Monday to a New Jersey high school that prosecutors say was the target of a "Columbine-like" plot and were...

15-Year-Old Accused Of Planning Columbine-Style School Massacre

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

MONROE, N.Y. -- A 15-year-old boy accused of stockpiling gasoline, propane and a machete for a planned school attack on the anniversary of the Columbi...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Versus Lack of Duty: Bad Mom 1

Anne Z. Boxer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Z. Boxer

Don't know about the rest of you with teenage boys but the entire purpose of Veterans' Day Eve was procuring Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Even here in Boulder getting this game was no easy feat.

Shooting Deaths of Children Rose for Second Straight Year

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The United States is one of the few industrialized countries without common-sense controls on gun sales. We regulate toy guns but not the real ones that kill tens of thousands every year.

Mindless Stars and the Glamour of the Gun

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Across the pages of leading fashion magazines mindless stars with thin careers are being showcased wearing Future Heretics t-shirts glamorizing guns.

Alvaro Castillo, Man Obsessed With Columbine, Convicted Of Murder

cnn.com | Beth Karas CNN/ in Session | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HILLSBOROUGH, North Carolina (CNN) -- A man who was obsessed with the Columbine High School massacre was found guilty of murder Friday and sentenced t...

Why Do We Hate Good-Byes?

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

Our distaste for good-byes is a reminder of our unfathomable mutual dependence. An individual self cannot come into being, let alone endure, absent the recognition of others.

Blue Dogs, Birthers and Bullet Fetishes

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Last week the Thune Amendment was thankfully defeated. This inane legislation only had a chance of passing due to the extremism of the NRA/Birther crowd and the cowardice of the Blue Dog Democrats.

Gun Vote Backlash: CO Senators Under Attack For Votes On Controversial Measure

The Colorado Independent | Mike Lillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- It's no D.C. secret that lawmakers voting against the the nation's powerful gun lobby will likely suffer the National Rifle Associatio...

Consequences of Hate

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Murray Fromson

Von Brunn was under federal observation for years. That should have prevented a felon like him from ever purchasing a deadly weapon again. But it didn't and the question is why not?

P.J. O'Rourke: Gun Control Futile

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

P.J. O'Rourke concludes that gun control is futile: "You simply can't change the nature of America as far as gun control goes. It's the nature of the beast."

Gun Violence Prevention And Obama's First 100 Days: Incomplete

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Over the last 100 days, the nation has suffered a string of mass shootings taking the lives of 57 people in less than a month. The president's direct response to this gun violence has been minimal.

A Suggestion for Obama: RE: Jets Flying Past NYC Buildings

Jacob Dickerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jacob Dickerman

Okay, Barack. That wasn't you. Okay. I'll accept that, because I like you. I'll go along with this not being on your head thing. But here's a little thought you might want to pass along to your staff.

Looking Back at Oklahoma City and Columbine

Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

The Columbine shootings, carried out by two self-hating psychopathic students, are expertly chronicled in two new books by Colorado journalists.

Oprah Cancels Columbine Anniversary Show

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CHICAGO — Oprah Winfrey decided Monday to pull an already-taped episode of her talk show that was to mark the 10th anniversary of the Columbine ...