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Rodger fatally stabbed the three men, two of whom were his roommates assigned by management at the Capri Apartments at Isla
He also announced that he has launched a website, AskForHelp.org, where people can share stories and resources. Peter Rodger's
But why? "The country has to do some soul searching about this. This is becoming the norm and we take it for granted in ways
Decrying those who don't agree with our solution doesn't lead to change. It contributes to polarization, putting gun owners on the defensive in a way that makes it harder for moderates among them to join us in the little that could actually be done via a gun-control policy.
As someone who has now personally experienced a tragic, unnecessary death, I worry that the banner of libertarianism too often drowns out rational, middle-of-the road approaches to genuine harms. It is hard to imagine anyone who has lost a relative or dear friend in such a manner to see such innocent deaths as the price of doing business. Indeed, it is downright chilling to suggest this.
In the wake of the Santa Barbara killings and the recent revelations about sexual misconduct cases on college campuses, it seems embarrassing that certain anachronistic Ivy League clubs continue to operate under their ancient status quo.
The topic of mental health and the importance of mental healthcare need to be a regular part of the national conversation, not one that is only relevant for the few weeks after a tragedy.
Why? It's the first thing people want to know when tragedy strikes. Why us? Why here? Why now? Why this? Perhaps if we know the cause of a given tragedy, then we can prevent similar ones from happening in the future.
Australia's gun buyback program reduced the country's firearms stock by about one-fifth, which is equivalent to the U.S. reducing its national stock by 40 million guns. And while some weapons came from households with multiple firearms, survey evidence suggests that the buyback nearly halved the share of Australian households with one or more firearms.
Richard Martinez lost his son to Elliot Rodger's spree of violence near the University of California, Santa Barbara, on May
It's time for women and mothers to ask their elected leaders "Who do you side with, me or the NRA?"
Even the commercials where the man "gets the girl" by giving her something sparkly to wear imprints a message that women can be purchased.
Because I'm more scared of riding the subway, walking home at night or leaving work after dark alone than I am of cancer, a heart attack or old age.
What does it say that our first response to these now all-too-common massacres is that the perpetrator is a "madman?" How does that frame influence immediate news coverage? How does it portray the mentally ill? How does it ignore other issues, such as misogyny and objectification of women?
Rodger later wrote in a 137-page manifesto that he sent to his parents, therapist and several others just minutes before
Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.), the chief co-sponsor of the amendment, unveiled it late Wednesday for consideration under
My wife texted my on Monday that there had been a shooting a few miles from our house on Sunday night. We don't have shootings where we live. Now we do.
It was through the training that we did at Global Kids that I was able to feel confident and comfortable in myself enough to know that I could push the issue without it being seen as salacious.
As thousands of students continue to come together to grieve the loss of six lives in the mass shooting near the University
Joe The Plumber should realize that one wrong move -- a slip of the tongue, or perhaps even his real thoughts on race or American history -- could result in abandonment by the same people who made him famous.