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American Girls with American Political Dreams: Are There Any Out There Today?

How many will give serious second thought to whether life in the public domain is worth it; to whether a life in the very bull’s-eye is worth the price Gabby Giffords is now paying and Christina Green has already paid?

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Violent Rhetoric Has Consequences—Just Ask Abortion Providers

Unfortunately, discussion about violent rhetoric and its consequenses is not new to the abortion provider community. Since 1993, there have been eight murders and 17 attempted murders of physicians and clinic staff.

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Tucson Shooting Reshapes Explosive Immigration Debate

The Tucson shooting bears a number of weighty implications for immigration issues both in Arizona and across the nation.

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Dear Sarah Palin: A Giffords Cousin Speaks Out

Ms. Palin, if you are among those who believe that political change can come about non-violently, without hate, violence, or the threat of violence, now would be an excellent time to say so.

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(VIDEO) The Arizona Shootings: Deflection or Responsibility?

A lone gunman killed six and injured 14 in Arizona, but tacit encouragement and responsibility for such violence rests with others. Will they accept–or deflect–their share of blame?

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Giffords Shooting Raises Questions About Mental Health Care

The shooting of Rep. Giffords raises questions not just about the incendiary levels of political rhetoric, but also about our investments in health care, specifically mental health care.

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