Killing in the name of God is not a new thing in history -- and nothing does more to discredit faith.Killing in the name of God is not a new thing in history—and nothing does more to discredit faith.
A 22-year-old man with apparent social difficulties is suspected of killing six people and injuring seven late Friday near the University of California campus in Santa Barbara.
Real American Boy: How Our Byzantine Immigration System and Failed Economy May Have Made a Terrorist
It's likely Tamerlan Tsarnaev was just another angry young man in our brave new America, a burgeoning dystopia where mass murder suddenly seems like a weekly occurrence.
Public officials are very selective about when violence and death matter. Massacres and terrorist incidents cannot be ignored, but the day-to-day toll from gun violence is often swept aside. Politicians who tout themselves as advocates of law and order don't want to be unmasked as caring even more about their ratings from gun lobbyists.
Thousands of Cambodians were tortured and killed under Pol Pot's horrific Khmer Rouge regime, and now one of the major players from that reign of torture and terror, Kang Khek Ieu, may face justice for his role in the deaths of about 17,000 people. Here, The Independent's Valerio Pellizzari hears the firsthand account during a rare interview with the man formerly known as "Duch."
With enough money behind it, any ridiculous argument will find supporters, especially in Congress. It shouldn't take mass murder for politicians to realize the obvious: Guns kill people.