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"Elected Officials Have Failed To Lead On Gun Regulation": How Many Must Die In Mass Shootings For Lawmakers To Act?

The alleged perpetrator of yet another mass shooting — this one in a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater — had been “involuntarily committed” by his family, and reportedly had a history of domestic violence and mental illness. 922 more words

Congress

Jurors Deliberate Death Penalty for Colorado Theater Shooter

(CENTENNIAL, Colo.)€” — The jurors who convicted James Holmes of murder in the Colorado theater shooting were taking more time than expected Thursday to decide whether prosecutors passed the first legal test for a death sentence. 420 more words

Colorado Sniper and Crazy Weather... Stay Safe!

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Today’s Challenge: Stay safe, but don’t let scary things keep you from living your life.

Yesterday, I learned of another random shooting in my area. 172 more words

Empowerment

Conservative Group Drops Image Of Obama From Ad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents whose children were killed in a Colorado theater shooting on Wednesday demanded a conservative group stop running ads featuring an image of Democratic Sen. 368 more words

Politics

Judge in Aurora Case Calls for Use of 'Truth Serum'— But Does It Work?

If accused Aurora mass shooter James Holmes wants to enter a plea of insanity in the “Batman” movie theater massacre, he will have to agree to narcoanalysis. 828 more words

Mental Health

A disquieting morning.

I will not be listening to the morning news while driving the kids to school for the next few years. I learned this today the hard way. 397 more words

Parenting/Kids

The war against teachers as public intellectuals

by Henry A. Giroux

“A little learning is a dangerous thing.” — Alexander Pope

The tragic deaths of 26 people shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., included 20 young children and two teachers.

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