| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Gun-control advocates, including parents of victims of mass shootings, delivered nearly 300,000 signatures to a Wal-Mart store a short drive from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday morning, calling on the nation's largest firearms seller to pull...
| Jan 17, 2013
Political trends come and go in response to events. Gun control was the rage during the Clinton administration, but over the past decade or so it became an obsolete cause. After the horrific crimes in Newtown and Aurora, though, it's staging a comeback....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
And so the nail is driven in. This is isolation; this is the coffin. And there are so many ways of saying it.
The social context of being human has been shattered for far too many people, and one manifestation of this is the eerie rise in...
| Dec 24, 2012
— Every mass shooting has three elements: the killer, the weapon and the cultural climate. As soon as the shooting stops, partisans immediately pick their preferred root cause with corresponding pet panacea. Names are hurled, scapegoats paraded,...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 2:22 AM
WASHINGTON - Every mass shooting has three elements: the killer, the weapon and the cultural climate. As soon as the shooting stops, partisans immediately pick their preferred root cause with corresponding pet panacea. Names are hurled, scapegoats...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:35 AM
When the National Rifle Association promised "meaningful contributions" to prevent another massacre like the recent horror in Newtown, Conn., I didn't expect much, but I hoped for more than what we got.
After an allegedly mentally ill gunman killed 20...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: In my local newspaper today, there were articles about Jared Loughner, who shot and killed 6 people and wounded 12 more in Arizona in 2011, and James Holmes, who shot and killed 12 people and wounded another 58 in a Colorado movie theater last year....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Q: In my local newspaper today, there were articles about Jared Loughner, who shot and killed six people and wounded 12 more in Arizona in 2011, and James Holmes, who is linked to the fatal shooting of 12 people and wounding of an additional 58 in a...
| Apr 4, 2013
After deciding to pursue the execution of the man charged with fatally shooting 12 people in a Colorado movie theater last summer, the prosecutor declared that "for James Egan Holmes, justice is death." By that definition, he might have added, justice...
| Jul 24, 2012
If ABC News does fire Brian Ross, he could always find a job working for Aaron Sorkin.
Ross, a veteran investigative reporter for ABC News, blew it Friday morning when he suggested that the Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect, Jim Holmes, might be...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Tucson shootings anniversary: Tucson is commemorating the Jan. 8, 2011, shootings that killed six people and wounded 13, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, with a number of events....
| Jan 8, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, nearly killed by a gunshot to the head a year ago, on Sunday night attended a vigil to honor the dead and wounded in the Tucson, Ariz.., shootings. Giffords led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance....