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NRA Uses Gun Violence to Maximize Profits

Harlan Green | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

How can we believe the National Rifle Association opposes gun violence when every mass murder committed with guns is answered by the NRA's call to buy more weapons, which increases their profits?

Sabrina Siddiqui

The House Finally Voted For Something That Would Improve Background Checks | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a measure that would boost funding for the nation's background checks system, less tha...

Why the Santa Barbara Shooting Is a Hate Crime

Jessica Ou | Posted 07.28.2014 | College
Jessica Ou

Elliot Rodger's crime was not a blind one but a targeted one, aimed primarily at the women he felt rejected him, but also at the men he saw as competitors for women's sexual attentions. Either way, this was a misogyny-based hate crime. This was violence against women.

UCSB Community Stands in Solidarity After Hate Crime

Madison Medeiros | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Madison Medeiros

With regular concerts in the parks and a plethora of student organizations, Isla Vista seems like paradise on the outside. But once you look past the sea of beautiful people, the organic foods, and kegs lining Del Playa, you'll find a community where darkness easily hides, overshadowed by dub-step and glistening sunsets.

Did Race Also Played A Part In Isla Vista Shooting?

Colorlines | Posted 05.27.2014 | Black Voices

Misogyny played a huge role in the Isla Vista shootings this past Friday night but so did race, say sociologists Michael Kimmel and Cliff Leek. Citing...

Yes, There Is a War On Women and #YesAllWomen

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

We know it is a war because there are battlefields, injuries and casualties. This war has no memorials and no solemn speeches are given to commemorate the victims who have been injured or killed. It is most often an invisible war.

A College President's Worst Nightmare

Patricia McGuire | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Patricia McGuire

As was true last time and the time before and before that, we are left with a sick feeling that, somehow, no amount of planning or drilling or the presence of well-trained counselors and staff will ever be enough.

Suspect In Deadly Rampage Blamed Women

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA and MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 07.25.2014 | Crime

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies who showed up at Elliot Rodger's doorstep last month to check on his mental health hadn't seen online video...

Gunman's Hatred For Women Revealed In Chilling 'Manifesto'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.25.2014 | Crime

Chilling new details have emerged about Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old man who is suspected of going on a shooting rampage this week near the Universi...

Alarming Revelations Emerge About Suspected Santa Barbara Shooter

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 07.24.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before Elliot Rodger killed six people in a beachside California college community, the 22-year-old repeatedly talked online in v...

UCSB Shooting Suspect Identified

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.24.2014 | Crime

The gunman who killed six in a rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara Friday night is believed to be 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, the ...