Oslo and Aurora Shootings

Oslo and Aurora Shootin...

  Every occurrence of a mass shooting renews the outcry against the weapons used in the crime. The Aurora, Colorado and Oslo, Norway shootings are prime examples.  While there are several similarities between the Oslo and Aurora attacks, there are also marked differences.  The media...
Massacres Blamed on Second Amendment

Massacres Blamed on Sec...

The mass shootings of 2012 including Aurora, Colorado and Oak Creek, Wisconsin continue to surface on the news. A big reason is politics: people want to know about the people and reasons behind these horrible acts. These horrors are among the latest incidents in a long-running debate:...
Assault Rifles Don’t Really Exist

Assault Rifles Don̵...

Many people have blamed the availability of so-called “assault rifles” on the Aurora, Colorado tragedy of 2012.  Gun control advocates loudly proclaim that people own and purchase assault rifles for the sole intent and purpose of killing others, no other reason. But really, what is an...
Being Proactive

Being Proactive

With the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado, many people are wondering if they or their children are safe anywhere anymore. Everyone has fear; however there are many different forms that not succumbing to that fear can take. These could include not taking unnecessary risks, taking preventative...
The Will to Act

The Will to Act

Early Friday, July 20, 2012, an armed man entered a packed movie theater in Aurora Colorado, released tear gas, and opened fire with several firearms. The midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises turned out to be the rise of a different kind of dark knight-the dark knight of terror and...