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Tucson Shooting

The Consequences of Our Rapid-Fire Culture

Elizabeth Bisbee Silber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Elizabeth Bisbee Silber

I find myself wondering, as I watch and read the unfolding news coverage of this event, if, as a society, we remain equipped to pause long enough to consider the long-term ramifications of any event, tragic or otherwise.

The Life That Christina-Taylor Green Would Have Lived

Murray Waas | Posted 07.04.2011 | Impact
Murray Waas

Christina-Taylor Green came from a loving, devoted family; and she had advantages most children do not have and may never have in their lifetimes. What do I take away from her killing? Every American child is now at the margins.

Tucson: The Real Questions

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

The political finger-pointing that has followed the Tucson shooting has been revolting. It's not too early to start grappling with some of the pertinent questions this tragedy actually raises.

Laura Bassett

Minister: Arizona Shooting Victim Died Saving His Wife | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The longtime minister of 76-year-old Dorwan Stoddard, one of the six victims of Saturday's Arizona shooting, says he had a conversation with Stoddard'...

Hate Speech the Right's Magic Bullet

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

The Russian playwright Anton Chekhov had a rule: If you show a gun in the first act, by the time the curtain falls, it has to be fired. For weeks and ...

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.

Why Aren't We Calling Loughner a Terrorist?

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

I can't help but wonder why folks are so afraid to call the mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona an act of terrorism. The fear of the "T" word seems almost palpable in describing the gruesome events that took place this past Saturday.

A Wake Up Call Was Sounded in Tucson: Have We Been Feeding Wolves?

Cilla McCain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cilla McCain

Loughner could very well be "a lone wolf." A lone wolf constantly seeks validation for his twisted views by exploring different group's ideologies and plans.

Megyn Kelly Debates AZ Sheriff About His Comments On Shooting

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News' Megyn Kelly debated Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, the man leading the investigation into the shooting in Arizona, about the sheriff's recent comm...

At Least Stand By Your Free Speech

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

Sarah Palin has the courage to delete her convictions and saunter away whistling like nothing happened. All of it is legal. I agree, and I will fight for that: Sarah Palin has the right to be spineless.

Following the Tweets

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Being a news junkie takes on a whole new meaning -- and a lot more time -- in the age of Twitter. I first read about the Tucson shootings from Twitter, as tweet after tweet streamed on my iPhone.

Olbermann: 'Put The Gun Metaphors Away'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the wake of Saturday's tragic shootings in Arizona, which have claimed the lives of six individuals and left many more, including Congresswoman Gab...

Doctor 'Optimistic' Arizona Congresswoman Will Recover

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is alive and doctors are optimistic about her recovery, the hospital said in an update this afternoon. University M...