Giffords spoke at the YWCA of Tucson's Women's Leadership Conference.
Actions, far more than words, spoke to the resilience of spirit in the aftermath of tragedy Saturday, as Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, planted a rose bush on the one-year anniversary of the deadly mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Nearly a year after Adam Lanza shot his mother to death and then massacred 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., prosecutors closed the case Monday with a report that sketched a chilling portrait of a young man with a twisted fascination with violence.
But they were unable t…
Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter participates in a moment of silence for victims of the Newtown shooting as well as the passing of Stan Musial on Opening Day at Busch Stadium on Monday, April 8, 2013. Photo by Robert Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org
A mass shooting — another mass shooting — hit the news this week, and any sense of shock is gone. Such rampant killing is no longer an anomaly. The disbelief has given way to inevitability. There is no sense of what the hell is happening to our world, no outrage that we have allowed a societ…
School Resource Officer Dan Horetski, of the Oro Valley Police Department, talks with Canyon del Oro High School students.
The Newtown, Conn., shooting that killed 20 first-graders and six adults has prompted a rush of emergency-plan reviews by Tucson-area schools.
Most of our top elected officials probably didn't notice - they were too busy making fools of themselves over an idiotic budget "crisis" of their own manufacture - but something worth remembering happened in Washington this week: A parent pleaded softly for a ban on military-style weapons li…
"Every book I've written, every thriller is all based on the same idea: Ordinary people change the world," he said in the Star in 2011.
John Wilkes Booth was just 26 when he killed Abraham Lincoln. Leon Czolgosz was 28 when he killed President McKinley.
The moment that most deserves to be remembered from Sunday's thrilling Super Bowl came before the game, when Jennifer Hudson joined students from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in singing "America the Beautiful." It was a heart-rending elegy for the fallen - and a stirring call to action.
The moment that most deserves to be remembered from Sunday’s thrilling Super Bowl came before the game, when Jennifer Hudson joined students from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in singing “America the Beautiful.” It was a heart-rending elegy for the fallen — and a stirring call to action.
Don’t listen to those who say President Obama’s bold plan to reduce gun violence — including an assault weapons ban — has no chance in Congress. I seem to recall that health care reform was deemed impossible, too. Until it happened.
This is worth attending. Here's the news release I received:
WASHINGTON — A new shooting game for mobile devices by the National Rifle Association is no longer being labeled suitable for preschoolers.
The first and most important victory for advocates of sensible gun laws would, on almost any other matter, seem trivial. But when it comes to firearms, it’s huge: Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, attention to the issue has not waned and pressure for action has not diminished.
PHOENIX — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Friday visited the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 26 people last month inside an elementary school.
The tragedy in Newtown, Conn., in which a mentally ill gunman went on a shooting spree in an elementary school, has escalated the gun-control debate and brought out some good legislative ideas. But it has also brought out the worst extremes on both sides of the debate — from Wayne LaPierre’s…