Boy, 9, Sells His Toys to Raise $2.85 for Gabrielle Giffords

Isaac Saldana, 9, sold his stuff to raise money for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Credit: Aracely Saldana In the wake of the Arizona shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded 13, many have wondered what they can do to help the sur...The young boy sold his prized possessions to raise money for the congresswoman.

Opinion: Why Gun-Loving Sarah Palin Would Make a Terrible President for Our Children

Is this really a person you want your kids to learn from? Illustration by Dori Hartley Sarah Palin loves to shoot. Whether it's a good ol' American rifle, or just some video footage of her own gun-toting, animal-hunting self, that...Sarah Palin loves guns for killing animals. Only, guns kill people, too.

Are You Talking to Your Kids About the Arizona Tragedy?

An attendee holds up a sign at the event honoring the shooting victims on the University of Arizona campus on January 12. Credit: David Becker, Getty Images When horrible things happen, it is sometimes impossible to keep our children fr...Children are not as delicate as some of us like to believe.

The Terrible Thing in Arizona and Why the Media Is Missing the Point

There was a terrible thing that happened in Arizona last weekend. A terrible thing. The person who caused that terrible thing to happen appears to suffer from some type of serious mental illness. Things this person had written, which were nons...I don't know what brought Jared Loughner to rob the world of so many innocent lives, but what I do know is that we have a crappy mental health system in this country.

Parents of Arizona Shooting Suspect Devastated, Neighbor Says

Residents of Tucson, Ariz., reflect at a makeshift memorial located in front of the University Medical Center on Monday. The memorial has been set up for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., who is at the hospital in critical condition, and ...Jared Loughner's parents, Randy and Amy Loughner, are devastated, according to a neighbor.

Shooting Victim, 9, Was Aspiring Politician

Christina had just been elected to the student council at Tucson's Mesa Verde Elementary School when she was killed Saturday. Mourners lay down flowers at a memorial for those killed and injured. Credit: Getty Images TUCSON, Ariz. (AP)...Christina Taylor Green's patriotism was inspired by a tragedy on her birth date — Sept. 11, 2001. Another national tragedy took the third-grader's life.


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