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New Year's Resolutions for the NRA

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics
Martha Rosenberg

Though the blather is designed to reveal how ignorant the public is about firearms, even as it tries legislate them, the truth is we get buzzed just talking about weapons.

Brother, Lay Down Your Arms

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Levi Ben-Shmuel

The carnage in Newtown ripped my heart. I know the problem is complicated and its solution is crying out for a multifaceted approach, but common sense says it is time to legislate laying down some of our arms.

Former Senator: 'Legitimate Gun Owners' Should Leave NRA

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.19.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Gary Hart on Wednesday called on what he termed "legitimate gun owners" to form a new organization sepa...

Where I Stand on Guns

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I dropped off my daughter at the mall to do some Christmas shopping. "Watch out for random gunmen" I said in all seriousness. "I know," she said an...

Oakland Buyback Nets 300 Guns

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.17.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: JENNY BOLARIO/Youth Radio By: Denise Tejada Over 130 cars full of Oakland, Calif. residents lined up as early as 6 a.m. this past Sa...

Remember All the Children, Mr. President

Bill Quigley | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Remember the 20 children who died in Newton Connecticut.

School Principal Chases Away Man With Gun On School Campus

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.10.2012 | Education

Donevin Hoskins, the principal at Towers High School in Decatur, Ga., may have prevented a tragedy when he noticed a man on campus carrying a loaded 9...

Eight Things More Difficult Than Owning a Gun

Charli James | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Charli James

Let's take a look at eight common activities that require more time, information or effort than owning a gun.

WATCH: Living Under the Gun

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Every year there are 30,000 gun deaths and 300,000 gun-related assaults in the U.S. Firearm violence may cost our country as much as $100 billion a year. Toys are regulated with greater care and safety concerns.

What a Difference a Gun Makes

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

It's a tragedy that five years after Virginia Tech so little has changed. How many years must we wait until tragic headlines about school shootings, children dying, and people using the "shoot first and ask questions later" defense to take the law into their own hands go away? When will we finally get the courage to stand up as a nation and say enough to the deadly proliferation of guns and gun violence that endanger children's and public safety? As a nation we can't afford to keep waiting for common-sense gun control laws that would protect our children and all of us from indefensible gun violence. The time to act is now.

Gun Study Shows Holding Weapon Has Weird Effect On Men's Appearance

Posted 04.13.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 04/12/2012 06:18 PM EDT on LiveScience With gun in hand, a man of any size appears big...

Walking While Black

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The outcry over Trayvon's death is absolutely right and just. We need a nation where senseless deaths no longer happen.

What Would Happen If You Shot A Gun In Space?

Posted 02.22.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 02/22/2012 10:51 AM EST on Lifes Little Mysteries Fires can't burn in the oxygen-free vacuum of space, but guns...

New York's Finest Cut to the Chase in the Murder of Police Officer Peter Figoski

Audrey Silk | Posted 03.13.2012 | New York
Audrey Silk

The brunt of the fury should have been trained on Lamont Pride first and foremost. In the end, he was solely responsible for his actions.

Amish Girl Shot Dead In Buggy By Man Cleaning Gun: Sheriff

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | Crime

FREDERICKSBURG, Ohio -- A man cleaning his muzzle-loading rifle shot the gun into the air, accidentally killing a 15-year-old Amish girl driving a hor...

TSA Stops Passenger Over Purse Design

Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel

Vanessa Gibbs had no problem getting her Western-themed purse through security at Jacksonville International Airport. But, on her return trip from Nor...

Did Attorney General Holder Lie to Congress?

Adam Winkler | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Adam Winkler

The Republicans in Congress have set their sights on Holder in what is likely to turn out to be the first major scandal of the Obama administration.

11-Year-Old Girl Shoots Her 14-Year-Old Sister With Shotgun While 'Playing CSI'

Posted 11.26.2011 | Crime

Two sisters were "playing CSI" with a loaded 20-gauge shotgun when the game turned all too real, according to investigators in Logansport, Ind. An ...

Banned: Indian Actress Caught in Sex Scandal

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 11.14.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

It would be a hoot and a half if anyone in Hollywood lost their job over allegations of infidelity. By most estimates, Tinseltown would become a ghost town. Too bad thirty year old Nikita Thukral is based in India, then.

Pot-Smoking Georgia Judge Ousted From Bench For Bizarre Behavior

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 11.06.2011 | Crime

ATLANTA — A Georgia judge who pointed a gun at himself while at the courthouse, berated his boss in a bizarre televised rant and admitted to reg...

Playmate Arrested With Gun At Airport

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.10.2011 | Home


Mom Mistakes Small Gun For Cigarette Lighter, Daughter Wounded: Cops | Posted 09.26.2011 | Crime

A 12-year-old girl was wounded by a ricocheting bullet Sunday evening in Banning, when her mother fired a tiny pistol she mistook for a cigarette ligh...

Gilbert Arenas Tweets About Gun Incident

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 09.14.2011 | Sports

Gilbert Arenas, fresh off being named one of the top 100 sports personalities on Twitter by Sports Illustrated, made a few eyebrow raising tweets rega...

Man Pulls Gun At Kid's Party After Cake Runs Out

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The host of a kid's birthday party wouldn't let his children eat cake -- so Joseph Hayes threatened to make her eat lead, according to police. The ...

NRA's Deadly Agenda Is Out

Paul Helmke | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

In yet another sign of how out of touch it is with how people interact in a civilized society, the National Rifle Association is apparently so wrapped...