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Even After Her Injury, Gabby Giffords Is 'Not Afraid Of Gun Violence'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Despite sustaining a traumatic brain injury following a 2011 assassination attempt, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords isn’t wary of fi...

Review: One Year Later: A Safeway in Arizona by Tom Zoellner

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.07.2012 | Books
Jeff Biggers

While our nation may still be far from understanding this tragedy -- and Loughner's own trial has yet to come -- Zoellner's deeply moving, illuminating and original work has brought us closer to giving it meaning to our own lives, and our future.

Gabrielle Giffords' Husband Knocks John Boehner

Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband came out swinging against House Speaker John Boehner over his decision not to visit the injured congresswoman. In ...

Judge: Jared Loughner Can Be Made Mentally Fit To Stand Trial

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- A federal judge has ruled that the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage can eventually be made mentally fit to stand trial. U.S. D...

Mark Kelly Considering Career In Politics?

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Former astronaut Mark Kelly is planning his life post-NASA, keeping an open mind about running for political office while traveling th...

Jared Loughner Can Be Forcibly Medicated, Says Judge

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Tucson shooting rampage suspect can be forced to continue taking anti-psychotic drugs, reje...

Gabrielle Giffords Visiting Tucson, Arizona

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was back in her hometown Friday, visiting Tucson for Father's Day weekend in her first time b...

Happy Birthday Gabrielle Giffords!

AP | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords turned 41 Wednesday, five months to the day after she was shot in the head in a Tucson shooting rampage that killed...

Jared Loughner's College Forced To Release Over 200 Emails Written About The Tucson Suspect Before Shooting

AP | Posted 07.19.2011 | College

PHOENIX — An Arizona judge says the community college where Tucson shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner was once a student must release more than...

Photo Released Of Gabrielle Giffords On Morning Of Shooting

AP/The Huffington Post | By AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TO SEE THE PHOTO FROM GIFFORDS' FACEBOOK PAGE, CLICK HERE. PHOENIX (AP) -- A photo taken of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shortly before a shooting rampa...

Charity In The Face Of Tragedy: Donation Funds Honor Arizona Shooting Victims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Philanthropy is playing an important role in helping people in Tucson -- and across the country -- respond to the mass shooting there. The family of ...

Giffords' Recovery Takes A 'Major Leap Forward'

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TUCSON, Ariz. — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is opening both eyes, moving both legs and arms and is responding to friends and family. Her doctors ca...

Recoil: A Sane Reaction to Guns

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

The idea that millions of Americans are protecting themselves against violent crime by strangers is a delusion. Our obsession with weaponry is deeply pathological and the mark of a weak, insecure and fearful mindset.

Tucson: Time for Another Examination of Conscience

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

On November 22, 1963, Mummy told us that a bad man had shot Uncle Jack. His death forced a national bout of self-examination of a rage that, whether sensible or not, seemed to have set the stage for his murder.

Sen. Boxer Calls For Tougher Federal Gun Laws In Wake Of Arizona Shootings

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Tuesday called for tougher federal gun laws, including banning large ammunition clips and federal regulations on conc...

The Shootings in Tucson: We Are Not "Exceptional." It's Our Fault

Richard Greener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Greener

Ours is a murderous culture where killing our leaders is a frequent, not shocking occurrence -- and we steadfastly refuse to recognize it.

'Is It Safe Yet?' How To Talk To Your Children About The Arizona Shootings

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

Young children look to their parents for safety and pick up whether it's safe, not just from what their parents say, but from their tone of voice and from what they do.

A Tale of Two Gunmen

Sandip Roy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandip Roy

In Arizona the assailant is the crazy guy, the loner, the anti-social, the one everyone is quick to disown. The sigh of relief is that he acted alone. In Pakistan, he immediately becomes proof of something systemic.

How Gabrielle Giffords Survived (VIDEO)

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The statistics are bleak: Ninety percent of gunshot wounds to the head result in death -- two-thirds of the time before the victim ever reaches a hosp...

"A Good Way To Get Rid Of Dems"

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX, ARIZONA -- A friend of an old friend on Facebook this weekend characterized Saturday's shooting as, "a good way to get rid of Democrats." How...

First Amendment Remedies: Hey, Sarah, Refudiate This

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

In the process of identifying the problem, we should take care not to create a new narrative that in turn demonizes others and thus continues the cycle of escalating antipathy.

An Attack On The Soul Of The Nation

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Gabby is always engaging, but never polarizing, and was the least likely person to be targeted by an angry man. But she was. In the midst of tragedy and violence, I believe every Christian must ask themselves: "How am I responsible?"

Words Have Consequences

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

We have to turn down the volume and return to something that sounds old fashioned but is fundamental to democracy -- it's called civil discourse.

Arizona Shooter Loughner Used Marijuana... So What?

Russ Belville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Belville

Arizona: If you look Mexican, we need to see your papers. If you're smoking pot, we need to throw you in jail. But if you want to take a concealed gun to a political rally, we don't need to see any papers and we won't throw you in jail.

Tucson Shooting: HuffPost Bloggers React

Huffington Post | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Huffington Post

This past Saturday's massacre in Tucson, Arizona, which left 6 dead and 14 injured, has predictably set off a storm of commentary.