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The science of rampage violence is, alas, in its infancy



The 2012 Aurora shooting sent a shockwave throughout America—a shockwave comprised of anger, fear, and confusion that such a thing could have happened. But heroes will always find a way to inspire people, despite a madman trying to prove the opposite—whether this be in The Dark Knight Rises film or, as it turned out, in real life.When James Holmes opened fire in the theatre, three boyfriends instinctively leapt to cover their girlfriends, shielding them from harm with their bodies, and…

from BuzzFeed

Designers Unveil Gun Range Targets Featuring Ordinary People

"We recently received a letter from a mother of one of the victims of [the 2012 Aurora shooting in Colorado] thanking us for bringing attention to gun violence with our project," McDonald said.

from Mail Online

DR ARIC SIGMAN: How seeing movies like Batman can turn our children violent

A screenshot of an article by Dr. Aric Sigman where he proves that violent movies have an influence on children. This article was published 4 years before the 2012 Aurora Shooting had occurred. Here he explains that "new neurological evidence shows that children are unable to distinguish between fictional and actual violence" A very very interesting read! (


This undated photo provided by the Larimer family shows John Larimer. Larimer was one of the victims in the Friday, July 20, 2012 Aurora, Colo. movie theater shooting. (AP Photo/Larimer family)

from The Huffington Post

3 Boyfriends Die Protecting Girlfriends In Aurora Theater Shooting

This undated photo provided by the family shows Jonathan T. Blunk, 26, of Aurora, Colo. with his two children. Blunk was one of the victims in the Friday, July 20, 2012 Aurora, Colo. movie theater shooting. (AP Photo)


Remembering aspiring sports journalist a year after Aurora shooting

Jessica Redfield Ghawi was an aspiring sports journalist who was killed in the 2012 Aurora, Colo., theater shooting.

from Jezebel

Theater Chain Seeks $700K in Legal Fees From Families of Aurora Shooting Victims

After winning a civil case that found them not liable for the 2012 Aurora mass shooting, theater chain Cinemark is seeking legal fees from the families of those killed.

from Business Insider

Here's What 'The Dark Knight Rises' Did Right And Wrong

07.20.2012 Aurora shooting. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and their families!!! What a horrible tragedy.