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Gabrielle Giffords: I'm still fighting

Gabrielle Giffords: I'm still fighting

Giffords spoke at the YWCA of Tucson's Women's Leadership Conference.

September 23, 2014 5:00 pm Related Loading…

Giffords, Kelly remember victims of Newtown shooting

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.

December 14, 2013 6:00 pmLoading…

Photos: Motive of Sandy Hook School shooter unknown

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…

November 25, 2013 8:48 pmLoading…
Opening Day at Busch Stadium

Opening Day at Busch Stadium

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, rcohen@post-dispatch.com

November 20, 2013 4:27 pmLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Guns offer the illusion of protection

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…

September 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Districts moving slowly on security

Districts moving slowly on security

School Resource Officer Dan Horetski, of the Oro Valley Police Department, talks with Canyon del Oro High School students.

March 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Districts moving slowly on security

Districts moving slowly on security

The Newtown, Conn., shooting that killed 20 first-graders and six adults has prompted a rush of emergency-plan reviews by Tucson-area schools.

March 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Grieving father's plea should be heard, heeded

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…

March 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

"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.

February 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

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February 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

John Wilkes Booth was just 26 when he killed Abraham Lincoln. Leon Czolgosz was 28 when he killed President McKinley.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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LaPierre: Single-handedly making pro-gun case seem nuts

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.

February 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Eugene Robinson: On guns, unfinished business

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.

February 04, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Eugene Robinson: No impossible dream

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.

January 18, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Fitz Blog: Tucson survivors to talk about Newtown trip

This is worth attending. Here's the news release I received:

January 16, 2013 11:45 amLoading…

NRA shooting game no longer for preschoolers

WASHINGTON — A new shooting game for mobile devices by the National Rifle Association is no longer being labeled suitable for preschoolers.

January 15, 2013 9:05 pmLoading…

E.J. Dionne: Gun sanity needs bipartisanship

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.

January 09, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

Giffords, Kelly to lobby for gun control

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.

January 08, 2013 6:21 am Related

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Giffords visits Newtown, Conn.

Giffords visits Newtown, Conn.

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Friday visited the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 26 people last month inside an elementary school.

January 04, 2013 11:00 amLoading…

Why we need a gun culture

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…

January 01, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

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