aurora shooting on Townhall

Michael Schaus - Wed Jul 24

Nancy Pelosi, with a straight face and honest intent, suggested her duty of “protecting” the Constitution demanded further restrictions on the Second Amendment. Of course, few people have ever accused her of being intelligent. ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Wed Jan 23

In the early 1980s, transit officials in Washington couldn't figure out why traffic on the Beltway would grind to a near halt every day around the exact same time. The usual explanations didn't fit. ... more

Ralph Benko - Wed Aug 1

It would show far more integrity for liberals to point their fingers at the real culprit here and their own partner in crime: liberal Hollywood. The liberal call for gun control is not unlike Lady Macbeth muttering “Out, damned spot” in an attempt to expiate herself from complicity with murder. ... more

Susan Brown - Tue Jul 31

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” – The Second Amendment ... more

Armstrong Williams - Tue Jul 31

Anyone who reads my columns can tell you that it is one of my mantras that politics should take up as little space in your life as possible. If it doesn’t, it’s only out of necessity occasioned by bad government, something we have in surplus. ... more

Doug Giles - Sun Jul 29

On Monday, July 23rd’s Talking Points, O’Reilly made some outrageous and erroneous statements about guns and gun purchases. They were so misleading that I was wondering if Michael Moore was moonlighting as a writer for The Factor. ... more

Mona Charen - Fri Jul 27

If just one man had given his life by throwing himself atop his girlfriend to shield her from bullets in that Aurora, Colo., theater, it would have been cause for amazement. That three apparently did so is deeply affecting. ... more

Suzanne Fields - Fri Jul 27

The memorable massacres of history have been the stuff of ruthless despots. They're about power and intolerance -- getting rid of anyone who could cause trouble. Attila the Hun needed an army to massacre his enemy. Josef Stalin was a wholesale killer who measured his dead in the millions. ... more

Michael Barone - Thu Jul 26

Only a few lonely media outlets responded to the Aurora Mall murders by calling for stricter gun control measures. President Barack Obama and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper made eloquent statements, as did Mitt Romney, but neither the two Democrats nor the Republican called for changes in gun laws. ... more

Steve Chapman - Thu Jul 26

When someone is ill or anxious to avoid illness, he may be open to any possible treatments. That's why quack remedies, untested formulas and obvious placebos often find takers. When a mass shooting occurs, the urge to find a cure is powerful. As a rule, though, those that emerge are sugar pills. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Thu Jul 26

Turn the dial this way and that, and it's all the same -- the same separate but equal banalities you hear after every one of these dreadful things, this time even before all the dead in Aurora, Colo., have been given a decent burial. ... more

Maggie Gallagher - Thu Jul 26

Watching the massive 24/7 coverage of the massacre in Aurora, Colo., coverage that will only serve to inspire some future twisted male mind to seek infamy -- to die hated but not unnoticed -- one cannot help but be disgusted. ... more

Ann Coulter - Wed Jul 25

I feel awful about what happened in Colorado, but can we stop the hugging and the teddy bears? Just as society can become inured to violence, it can also become inured to sentiment. There is nothing so hackneyed in the world of photojournalism as pictures of the hugging and the shrines with candles and teddy bears after a tragedy, with a piano softly trilling in the background. ... more

Michael Medved - Wed Jul 25

After the grisly massacre in Colorado no one will attend weekend showings of The Dark Knight Rises with expectations of a rollicking, uplifting, feel-good night at the movies. ... more

Rich Galen - Tue Jul 24

I have been struggling, all weekend, to try and understand what happened in Aurora, Colorado. ... more

Mona Charen - Tue Jul 24

Public discussion and debate about the Aurora, Colo., horror has missed the point. With numbing predictability, liberal opinion leaders in the press have focused on gun laws as the potential solution for such atrocities. ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Tue Jul 24

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper had the right idea when he refused to utter the suspected gunman's name in the Aurora multiplex theater shootings, which left 12 dead and 58 wounded. ... more

David Limbaugh - Tue Jul 24

I don't believe there was any political context to the shooting; not everything is political. ... more