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George Sodini

Psychopaths, Not Psychotics

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert David Jaffee

When TV pundits misuse the word 'psychotic' they unintentionally malign a group of people who share six letters with but couldn't be more different from psychopaths.

Code Red for Women and Girls

Irasema Garza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irasema Garza

In a five year study, women whose male partners experience two or more periods of unemployment are almost three times as likely to be victims of intimate partner violence.

George Sodini: Police Questioned Him, Let Him Go

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PITTSBURGH — The man who carried out a massacre in a women's aerobics class had been questioned a week earlier by police because he matched the ...

Hell Hath No Fury: The Sodini Murder/Suicide

Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D.

In Mr. Sodini's blog, he says repeatedly, "I have nothing to lose." He had nothing to lose because he (apparently) had no strong, affectionate bonds with anyone and never had.

Pittsburgh Attack: Sixth Mass Shooting by a Concealed Handgun Licensee in Just Over Two Years

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Concealed handgun permit holders want what they want. Period. And there's no number of mass shootings, dead policeman, or innocent victims that will ever change their minds.

Woman-Hating and the LA Fitness Massacre: Hate Crimes Against Women

Louise Marie Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louise Marie Roth

This was a hate crime against women. Don't fall into the trap of thinking that Sodini was just a lone psychopath: his hatred of women was based on his sense of masculine entitlement.

Pa. Gunman Used Same Store As Va. Tech Shooter

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PITTSBURGH — The lonelyhearted man who killed three women in a shooting rampage at a health club knew the book "How to Date Young Women: For Men...

Shooter Read Sexist Christian Author's Book Before Female Aerobics Class Massacre

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

Media analysis has so far ignored or glossed over Sodini's religious affiliations. Some of his readings included a book by Texas evangelist who claims that husbands own their wives, as literal property.

George Sodini, Health Club Gunmen, Went On Rampage Over Sexual Rejection

AP | JOE MANDAK and BEN DOBBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PITTSBURGH — Before opening fire on an aerobics class, George Sodini wrote about feeling lonely and rejected – yet those very characterist...

George Sodini VIDEOS: LA Fitness Gym Killer Talks Young Women, Shows His House

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. - The gunman who fatally shot three women at a Pittsburgh-area gym is shown in two Internet videos discussing his desire to "emotiona...

George Sodini, Alleged LA Fitness Gunman, Detailed Sexual Frustrations, Shooting Plans On Website

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. — George Sodini seethed with anger and frustration toward women. He couldn't understand why they ignored him, despite his best ...