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Gabrielle Giffords Shot

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Glenn Beck Emails Sarah Palin Over Arizona Shootings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin emailed each other about the shooting in Arizona, and Beck read some of their exchange on his Monday radio show. Beck told ...

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.

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...

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...

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. J...

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Reacts Emotionally To Arizona Shooting (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday, Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-Fla.) spoke emotionally about the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Gi...