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Hello... Moderate Gun Owners. Where ARE You?

Karl Gude | Posted 10.02.2015 | Politics
Karl Gude

I know how gun owners feel about their guns because I've known a lot of them, and most have been rational, educated and caring people, many with school-aged kids. So, why haven't these gun owners been moved enough by the killings of school children to join efforts to stop the carnage?

The War on the Innocents

T. Sher Singh | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime
T. Sher Singh

There are no ifs and buts about it: the outrage in Boston this week is a crime against humanity.

The Unsolved 9/11 Murder Mystery

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.08.2011 | Crime

Henryk Siwiak, a Polish immigrant, died in New York on September 11, 2001. Unlike the thousands who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Tra...

Sicilian Wedding Photographer Accidentally Killed By Couple After He Had Them Pose With Guns

nydailynews.com | Corky Siemaszko | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A wedding photographer in Sicily was accidentally killed when he asked the prospective bride and groom to pose for a picture using hunting rifles as p...

Acapulco Killings: 13 Killed In Drug Gang Violence As Spring Break Tourists Arrive

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- At least 13 people have been killed in a Mexican Pacific coast state plagued by drug gang violence. Guerrero state police say th...

Wanted: Dead or Alive

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Whether Clemmons was seeking cover to pull his gun and fire, or about to flee, the officer did precisely the right thing. It was not a "cold-blooded murder", it was a courageous and necessary act.

Making Sense of the Senseless

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Ahmed

Why was Hasan not booted out of the service he so ungratefully and desperately wanted to leave? In the absence of concrete answers, the media is left to speculate.

Chicago Murders Down 11 Percent In 2009: Strong Reversal From 2008

chicagotribune.com | Annie Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

But nearing the end of this year, homicides in the city have dropped by 11 percent, apparently reversing the 2008 spike and bringing the city more in ...

Beyond Good and Evil

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marina Cantacuzino

A distinction must be made between evil acts and evil people and, hard as it is to acknowledge, somewhere amidst the tangle of Phillip Garrido's depraved thinking lies a flicker of humanity.

Don't Give Ahmadinejad the Excuses He Wants

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Hanania

The proper response to the tyranny in Iran is the continued building of a world alliance against the Iranian despot, who may or may not have legitimately won the elections last week.

Where Violence Against Women Is Rampant

Zama Coursen-Neff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zama Coursen-Neff

In Papua New Guinea, research indicates, two-thirds of women experience domestic violence, and 50 percent of women have experienced forced sex.

The Grinning Skull

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Solnit

While the media demonized the New Orleans' black population for crimes that turned out not to have happened, they ignored the group of white men who went on a shooting spree across the river.