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Wisconsin Temple Shooting

Transcending Fear With Messages of Hope | Victoria Ross | Posted 08.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Politicians and police officers, Muslims and Jews, children and seniors stood side by side on the grounds of the temple, holding up candles, murmuring...

Interfaith Dialogue or Delusion?

Deepak Sarma | Posted 10.15.2012 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

In recent events, vigils and prayer meetings following, marking and responding to the horrific murders at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin there were many who beat the inter-religious/interfaith dialogue drum

Visiting A Gurdwara After Wisconsin Shootings

Najeeba Syeed-Miller | Posted 10.12.2012 | Religion
Najeeba Syeed-Miller

The gesture to embrace one another, especially to reach out to a community who is dealing with loss is something anyone of us can do, however we identify ourselves. Hatred is ultimately not going to win, it does not, cannot and will not.

Wisconsin Gurdwara Shooting: Seeking Some Answers

Sean Singh Chauhan | Posted 10.12.2012 | Religion
Sean Singh Chauhan

As my eyes welled with tears on Sunday, I realized I wasn't quite sure why I was crying. Was I mourning the lost lives of people I never met? The attack on religious space, on the sacred? The hurt from Sunday was something that burned into my core.

Words and Not Enough Words and Words Don't Say Enough

Anna Deavere Smith | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts
Anna Deavere Smith

There are words and not enough words about the outbursts of violence in Wisconsin and Colorado. In the artistic realm, many of us strive to carve out, or even go as squatters into, a place where the search for meaning uses other resources than words.

10-Year-Old Girl Writes Beautiful Letter In Response To Wisconsin Tragedy

Posted 08.11.2012 | Religion

In the days following the deadly attack on the Sikh Temple a 10 year old Sikh girl from Virginia wrote this moving letter to America. HuffPost Religio...

Rabbi: 'Hate Crimes Betrayal Of The Promise Of America'

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 08.10.2012 | Religion

(RNS) A group of interfaith leaders Thursday (Aug. 9) exhorted Americans to do more than pray for better times. Representing seven different faith ...

The Sikh Tragedy: Bridging An Interfaith Gap

Rupinder Mohan Singh | Posted 10.10.2012 | Religion
Rupinder Mohan Singh

During that Sunday, we saw bridge being formed. The tragedies of this shooting occur at many levels. Of primary importance are the victims, survivors and the heroic police officers that risked their lives to stop this madman. They are in my prayers. On another level, it is also a tragedy that it took a mass murder to bring the Sikh community and their plight into the national discussion. This is where we find ourselves today.

CA Guns Under Fire

Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.09.2012 | San Francisco

Following the deadly mass shootings in a Colorado movie theater and Wisconsin Sikh temple, the nationwide conversation over gun control has once again...

Band Hits Back At CNN, Wins

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.09.2012 | Entertainment

Hatebreed, a metalcore band from Connecticut, recently took issue with the way CNN labeled them. In an article describing the Sikh temple shooting sus...

Sam Stein

Gun Control After Wisconsin Shooting: 'Everyone Looks At The U.S. As Uncivilized' | Sam Stein | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- America appears to be tiring of the gun control debate, even as mass shootings continue to occur. The fervor that erupted after the shoo...

Sikh Temple Shooter's Ex Girlfriend Arrested

Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime

Police searching a former apartment of the shooter who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, found a gun and arrested his ex-girlfriend on ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Congressman Revives Report Warning Of Right-Wing Extremism | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It’s been almost two years since Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), as a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, watched conservati...

Cop Who Was Shot 9 Times In Wisconsin Attack Gets Hero's Reward

Posted 08.07.2012 | Impact

The brave cop who was shot nine times and told fellow officers to help other Wisconsin shooting victims first, is getting the hero’s recognition he ...

Exclusive: Interview With Professor Who Extensively Studied Alleged Wisconsin Mass Killer

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 10.07.2012 | Crime
Brian Levin, J.D.

"I distinctly remember an email exchange with him shortly after 9/11 and he was very angry about Muslims and said something to the effect of America needing to go over to the Middle East and bomb 'em all. Aside from that, most of his rhetoric was not specifically targeted toward Muslims or Sikhs."

Sikh Americans: Feeling Alienated And Targeted In America

Jasminder Kaur | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Jasminder Kaur

Sikhs in America cannot afford to have more examples of such wanton violence. Such senseless acts have to stop, NOW!

A Sikh Woman's Response To Wisconsin Gurdwara Shooting

Tresa Kaur Dusaj | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Tresa Kaur Dusaj

The core foundation of America and Sikhism are remarkably common: having respect for diversity, treating one another with understanding and equality, and creating a society that fosters opportunity for success.

Sikh Temple Shooting: Why Do the Media Care Less About This Attack?

Riddhi Shah | Posted 10.06.2012 | Media
Riddhi Shah

If we don't ask why a small religious community in the Midwest was targeted by a 40-year-old white man, if we don't make this discussion as loud and robust as the one that followed the attack on those young people in Aurora, we're in danger of undermining what America stands for.

Joe Satran

Temple Shooter's Hate Band Ranted Against Greed, Corruption | Joe Satran | Posted 08.07.2012 | Entertainment

The connections between mass media and mass murder are often tenuous -- commentators were reluctant, for example, to indict the "Dark Knight" movie tr...

Wisconsin Temple Fatalities: Targeted For Looking Different?

Deepak Sarma | Posted 10.05.2012 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

If the United States is supposed to be a melting pot, a place of tolerance, a country for the tired, the poor, and the huddled masses yearning to breathe free, then no one should stand out or be the target for looking different.

PHOTOS: Witnesses, Police At Scene Of Wisconsin Mass Shooting

Posted 10.05.2012 | Crime

A gunman opened fire on a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin on Sunday. The suspect was killed by a police officer after an exchange of fire. ...