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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.

Shooting Scare At University Of Arizona

AP | Posted 03.23.2013 | Crime

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Police carried out a room-by-room search of a University of Arizona building after receiving a report of a gunman and a shooting, but...

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.

Giffords Faces Big Decision

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The signals are strong. One year after being shot in the head, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is on a mission to return to the job she so ...

New Details Emerge In Trial Of Giffords Shooting Suspect

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Prosecutors asked a court to dismiss an appeal by the Tucson shooting rampage suspect over his forced medication with psychotropic drugs. ...

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...

Aides Urge Longtime Giffords Friend To Run For Senate

AP | By JACQUES BILLEAUD and KEVIN FREKING | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD AND KEVIN FREKING, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' aides have urged former Surgeon General Richard Carm...

Arizona Republican Weighs Possible Run For Giffords Seat In 2012

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — A Republican Arizona state senator says he has formed an exploratory committee to examine a possible run next year for the congr...

Lawyers Back In Court Over Tucson Shooting Suspect's Meds

AP | WALTER BERRY | Posted 09.27.2011 | Crime

PHOENIX — Lawyers for Tucson shooting rampage suspect Jared Lee Loughner asked a federal court again Wednesday to stop his forcible medication a...

Jennifer Bendery

Giffords' Husband Says Focus For Now Is Family, Not Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

WTC Steel Statue To Honor Youngest Tucson Shooting Victim

AP | By KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A piece of World Trade Center steel is being molded into an angel in the memory of a girl who was born on Sept. 11, 2001, and died in a ba...

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 ...

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...

Child Killed In Arizona Shooting Honored With Charity Baseball Game

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TUCSON, Ariz. — This was one spring training trip Ozzie Guillen and several other big leaguers gladly took. The Chicago White Sox and Arizona D...

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.