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Tuscon Shooting

Tucson Shooting Survivor: 'It's A Nightmare That's Relived Over And Over'

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Mass shootings might seem like a distant fear, a random act of violence, and something that will not affect the lives of the ones we love so dearly. Y...

Newly Disclosed Documents Reveal Extreme Lengths Military Brass Go to Protect High-ranking Perpetrators of Sexual Assault

Nancy Parrish | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Nancy Parrish

Senior military leaders have repeatedly told Congress and the public that they have "zero tolerance" for sexual assaults in the ranks and that they have changed the culture to address the crisis.

A Way Forward After Newtown

Ivanley Noisette | Posted 02.14.2013 | Impact
Ivanley Noisette

If we wish to truly decrease senseless, unjust violence, we can begin by learning more about the suffering that people endure everyday through individual acts of violence and structural violence, and by investigating how our life choices may increase or decrease that suffering.

Accused Tucson Gunman Expected To Plead Guilty Today

Reuters | Tim Gaynor | Posted 10.06.2012 | Crime

* Plea spares Loughner from death penalty * Giffords' husband: Couple satisfied with plea agreement (Adds details on motive, color ...

Why Would Dems Take Money from an Organization That Wants to Behead Them?

Josh Horwitz | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

How can any Democrat take money from the NRA or accept their endorsement? It's bad enough that the NRA has been in bed with Republicans for decades. Now Ted Nugent is leveraging his position as NRA board member/spokesperson to incite violence against them and their president.

Sarah Palin: The Prevailing Ignorance And Staggering Genius Of Race-Baiting Tactics

Edward Wyckoff Williams | Posted 05.13.2012 | Black Voices
Edward Wyckoff Williams

The nation has rightly called into question Rush Limbaugh's recent verbal attacks on women; now it is time to shed light on Sarah Palin's subversive attacks on African Americans.

Obama Reacts To Giffords' Resignation

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

On Sunday, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who nearly lost her life in a tragic shooting in Tuscon last January, announced that she would step down...

9-Year Old Killed In Tucson Shooting Continues To Inspire Change Through Her Foundation

Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact

Christina-Taylor Green was memorialized on the one-year anniversary of the Tucson, Ariz., shooting as a young girl with big plans to change the world....

Lighting A Candle For Victims Of Gunfire

Colin and Andrew Goddard | Posted 03.09.2012 | Impact
Colin and Andrew Goddard

Today, Jan. 8, 2012, we will join with thousands of Americans to light a candle in remembrance and honor of the six killed and 13 who survived the mass shooting in Tucson, Ariz., exactly one year ago.

WATCH: ABC Releases First Promo For Gabrielle Giffords Interview

Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

ABC has released its first commercial for its highly-anticipated special with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords, who was gravely injured in the Tuc...

Jennifer Bendery

Giffords' Husband Says Focus For Now Is Family, Not Politics | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mark Kelly, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz), said Friday he's not interested in running for public office. At least, not any...

On the Road with the Fix Gun Checks Tour

Tristine Skyler | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics
Tristine Skyler

The digital, constantly updating number on a mobile billboard truck reads 4,109. That is 4,109 people murdered in preventable, illegal gun deaths since the Tucson shooting this past January.

Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Scholarship Awarded To Emma McMahon

Posted 08.15.2011 | Impact

Six months after an assassination attempt on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords took the lives of six people in Tucson, Ariz., a scholarship has been awarded in ...

Jared Loughner Pleads Not Guilty To Expanded Indictment

Reuters | Tim Gaynor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

March 9, 2011 11:12:21 PM By Tim Gaynor TUCSON, Ariz(Reuters) - Tucson shooting rampage suspect Jared Loughner pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a...

Mental Health Given Low Budget Priority

The Center for Public Integrity | Amy Biegelsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By Amy Biegelsen The Center for Public Integrity It's been two months now since Jared Lee Loughner opened fire outside a Tucson, Ariz. shopping cente...

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...

SOTU 2011: Will Obama Go High... or Dry?

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

Given the high economic stakes and a new political environment dominated by demanding Tea Party Republicans, the president will have to set a new standard and higher pitch for his 2011 SOTU address.

When Tragedy Inspires Love

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Gabrielle Giffords smiled, Sargent Shriver was honored in a memorial service Saturday, and our nation is experiencing a wave of open-heartedness that offers such a refreshing change from the exhaustive finger-pointing of politics.

Obama's Mission: Make Boehner Cry

Jim Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Kennedy

The State of the Union can become the start of a campaign that ends not with an election in 2012, but with a restoration of the public's confidence in themselves, their leaders and America's future.

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 ...

After Tucson: Stricter Gun Laws Aren't the Answer

Dan Baum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Baum

It's very hard to demonstrate that most gun-control laws have ever saved a life. It's a hard thing to accept, but the people who are inclined to do bad things with guns will always be able to get them.

A Chance to Change the Way We Look at Mental Illness

Bassey Ikpi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bassey Ikpi

Perhaps if the public attitude toward the mentally ill changes, those who feel out of touch with this world won't feel the need to hide in shadows, dealing with the disease on their own.

When Generosity, Love, and Kindness are Public Policy, the Violence We Saw in Arizona will Dramatically Diminish

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Michael Lerner

Several of the people who knew Jared Loughner said that they knew that he was acting weird and felt the need to stay away from him. A community college ousted him. No one thought to organize a group of people to reach out to him.

Palin Remains Defiant

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Only Sarah Palin could consider calling Obama a terrorist and targeting Gabrielle Giffords with rifle cross hairs "respectful" debate.

The American Family

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Throughout his career, King's speeches and writing were suffused with the ideas and images of family, community, and interdependence. These are images we as a citizenry can and should embrace today.