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Gabrielle Giffords Shootings : Opinion Brief
Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC) received a "serious death threat" in 2009 and says he plans to carry a weapon more often at his district events.

Giffords shooting: Will Congress overreact?

Members of Congress are already planning legislative changes in response to the shooting of their colleague, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Will this only make things worse?

 
Gabrielle Giffords Shootings : Fact Sheet
Christina Green, the youngest of the six fatalities, was a patriotic 9-year-old and a member of her school's student council.

The 9/11 baby killed in Arizona's shootings

Christina Green—a 9-year-old with a growing interest in politics—was born on September 11, 2001, and died after being shot at Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' ill-fated event

 
Gabrielle Giffords Shootings : The List
Though the FBI is urging caution, commentators are speculating widely about Jared Loughner's motives.

Arizona massacre: What's the motive? 5 theories

Why did alleged Arizona gunman Jared Loughner carry out Saturday's savage shootings? Anti-Semitism? Black magic? Untreated mental illness?

 
Gabrielle Giffords Shootings : Opinion Brief
Sarah Palin's PAC put out a map last year that superimposed what appeared to be crosshairs symbols on Democratic districts including Rep. Gifford's.

Arizona massacre: Should Sarah Palin share the blame?

Palin used a "bullseye" symbol to target Arizona representative Gabrielle Giffords for defeat in last year's election. Did this political propoganda help inspire Giffords' shooter?

 
Gabrielle Giffords Shootings : Opinion Brief
A makeshift memorial is set up outside Rep. Gabrielle Gifford's office.

Was the Arizona massacre inspired by political vitriol?

Some liberals say the right's angry rhetoric is partly to blame for the Giffords shootings. Conservatives call the charge a shameful attempt to exploit a tragedy

 
Gabrielle Giffords Shootings : Sunday Talk Show Briefing
What's the lesson behind the tragedy in Arizona?

The Giffords shooting: Blame Washington?

Jared Loughner's shooting spree has sparked an understated partisan war over heated partisan warfare. Does some of the blame for the shooting lie in Washington?

 
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