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Gabrielle Giffords Shooting

9-Year-Old Killed In Arizona Shooting Was Daughter Of Dodgers Employee

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Christina Taylor Green's patriotism was inspired by a tragedy on her birth date - Sept. 11, 2001. Another national tragedy took ...

Why There Are So Many Mentally Ill Among Us

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

Amid all the fun finger-pointing, the least we can do is acknowledge that we all, Dems and Reps, libs and cons, have failed the mentally disturbed among us.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: White House Observes Moment Of Silence For Arizona Shooting Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today at 11:00 a.m. ET, the nation will be observing a moment of silence to honor the victims of the shooting in Arizona. "Tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. ea...

Elise Foley

After Giffords Shooting, Other Threatened Politicians Decry Arizona's History Of Extremism

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mary Rose Wilcox, a member of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in Arizona, was sitting in her car on Saturday when her husband c...

Danny Davis Receives Threat In Wake Of Arizona Shooting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Congressman Danny Davis reportedly received a threatening email following Saturday's shooting rampage in Arizona. U.S. Rep. Davis, a Democrat from C...

Gabrielle Giffords' Husband Releases Statement On Shooting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband Mark Kelly, a NASA astronaut, issued a statement on the shooting on Sunday evening. He suggests that people who want ...

Media Outlets Apologize After Falsely Reporting Giffords' Death

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PASADENA, Calif. — The rapidly replicated false report that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had died after being shot in the head provided media outlets...

Tucson Shooting Shows True Face of NRA's "Second Amendment Remedies"

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

We can describe Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson as shocking, horrifying, and unthinkable; but no one -- no elected official, no media commentator, no opinion maker -- can truthfully say it was a surprise.

How to Sit Still When Tragedy Strikes

Priscilla Warner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Priscilla Warner

Many words will be spoken in the aftermath of the killings in Arizona. Action will be taken. Ideas and emotions will be processed. But for now I will sit still, meditate and let time pass.

Gun Violence and the Lessons of Tucson: Will the Chambers Once Again Be Loaded Against the American People?

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

That bringing a concealed weapon within that proximity to an elected official could be legal in the world's longest-lasting democracy is both surreal and shameful -- and now it threatens that democracy.

Understanding The Arizona Shooter From The Inside Out

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

From listening to many suicidal and rageful/violent people and hearing information similar to what we are beginning to learn about Loughner, I believe that four factors may have contributed to his actions.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords And Gwyneth Paltrow Cousins: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PREVIOUSLY: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, shot Saturday, allegedly by 22-year old Jared Lee Loughner, is cousins with actress Gwyneth Paltrow, Roger Fried...

The Vitriol in Our National Bloodstream

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Within a few hours of the Tucson shootings, the national political narrative transformed into a soul-searching query: How has our society come to this season in hell, and what must be done to heal us? The right's panic about this shift was palpable.

Praying for Palin

Michael Kieschnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Kieschnick

I wonder how Sarah Palin slept last night? I wonder if she prayed for guidance for her role in a nation where violent rhetoric has become endemic? ...

Megyn Kelly Debates AZ Sheriff About His Comments On Shooting

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News' Megyn Kelly debated Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, the man leading the investigation into the shooting in Arizona, about the sheriff's recent comm...

On the Tragic Shootings in Arizona

Michael R. Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael R. Bloomberg

We don't know all the facts from Tuscon, Arizona yet, but we do know that every single day, 34 Americans die to gun violence. And so it will continue until we get serious about cracking down on illegal guns and protecting innocent people.

Tea Party Nation Founder: Arizona Shooter 'A Liberal Lunatic,' We Must 'Push Back'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips described Jared Loughner -- the suspected perpetrator of a fatal shooting in Arizona on Saturday -- as a "lib...

For Gabby's Sake, Republicans Should Change the Name of Their Health Care Repeal Bill

Rep. Chellie Pingree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Chellie Pingree

Is it really necessary to put the word "killing" in the title of a major piece of legislation? Changing the name would help turn down the temperature on the nation's debate.

Jason Linkins

Rebecca Traister: Giffords 'Represents Much That Is Revolutionary And Hopeful' In Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rebecca Traister, author of Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, says that while she was out on her book tour...

The Gifford Shooting & the Freedom Rides

Bruce Hartford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Hartford

As I try to absorb and understand the killings and attempted assassination of a Congresswoman in Arizona, my mind flashes back 50 years to the violent...

Arizona Is America

Kevin Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Powell

I say this because Arizona is not the problem. We the people are the problem. That is, we Americans who think it is cool to engage in rhetoric, poli...

American Renaissance-Jared Loughner Possible Connection Being Probed By Authorities

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An official familiar with the Arizona shooting investigation said Sunday that local authorities are looking at a possible connectio...

Shooters, Like Bullies, Can Misperceive Social Norms

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

As sad and tragic as the Tucson shooting was, it is also rare, and it's important that we remember that the vast majority of people in America are capable of engaging in respectful disagreement.

Arizona Shooting 911 Call: 'I Do Believe Gabby Giffords Was Hit' (AUDIO)

AP/The Huffington Post | TERRY TANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A 911 caller witnessing the mass shooting outside a grocery store in Tucson describes a frantic scene and says, "I do believe Gabby G...

Jared Loughner Faces Murder Charges Following Arizona Shooting

AP/The Huffington Post | PAULINE ARRILLAGA and AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — Federal prosecutors charged the suspect in shooting of Arizona congresswoman with attempted assassination and four other charges...