Young Men Committing Violence: How Have We Failed Our Boys?

How do we talk honestly about the issue of male-perpetrated violence without casting masculinity as the cause? Because we know that the vast, vast majority of men are good citizens who are adding to the goodness of the world.

Gun Control Bill Will Also Bring Mental Health Care Improvements

Unlike background checks or weapons bans, properly treating mental illness can prevent problems before a potential killer tries to buy a gun.

What Are You Prepared to Do?

In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.

Before We Talk Gun Control, Let’s Talk Self Control

School counselor Mark Vander Ley sees the issue of gun control as a broader societal issue of individuals taking responsibility for oneself

Mass Murder and Men (video)

Could it be that men are socially conditioned to defend our manhood, with violence if necessary? Could it be that mass murder is the unfortunate and rare offshoot of that same masculine defensiveness taken to it’s extreme end?

Colorado Governor Signs Major Gun Control Bill Despite Controversy

Colorado now has stricter gun control laws, but will they work?

Kids and Toy Guns: Pretend Battles Rage On, Long Past Newtown

With his kids, Carter Gaddis straddles a line between regulating imaginative gun play and banning it

BREAKING NEWS: Four Dead in Aurora Colorado Hostage Standoff

Tragedy strikes again in Aurora, Colorado, when a hostage situation turns deadly.

Adam Lanza’s DNA to Be Analyzed

In the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., people want answers and some think they may be locked away in Adam Lanza’s genes.

On Swords and Guns

In the face of the nation’s worst school shooting, JP Rennquist finds comfort in his faith and urges us to find comprehensive ways of ending gun violence.

Flash Fiction: An American Tragedy

“There’s some foundational myth that adversity makes you better or stronger or whatever. That’s a nice thought, but it’s wrong.”

“Words like ‘crazy’, ‘insane’, and ‘pyscho’ add stigma to mental illness and keep people from getting help.”

This is a comment by S. L. Maxam on the post “Video of Aurora Shooter – First Court Appearance”.

Video of Aurora Shooter – First Court Appearance

Are we, as a society, feeding into what may have been Holmes’ ultimate plan – to become The Joker and gain notoriety?

Three Aurora Victims Died Shielding Others

Trending on Twitter: Shoutouts to the 3 men who died protecting others in the Aurora shootings.

“If they want to kill, they’ll find a way.”

This is a comment by Quadruple A and Mike Conway on the post “Mass Shooting in Aurora, Colorado – Tell Me Why We Don’t Need Gun Control Again?”

The Aurora Shootings: What’s Wrong with White Men?

Jamie Utt wonders why is no one asking what’s wrong with White Men in the United States?