The Gabrielle Giffords shooting and Jared Lee Loughner trial: complete coverage

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Jan. 11 2011 1:54 PM

The Gabrielle Giffords Shooting

Slate's complete coverage of the tragedy in Tucson.

"Angry Nerds: How Nietzsche gets misunderstood by Jared Loughner types," by Matt Feeney. Posted Friday, Jan. 14, 2011.

"Jared Loughner's World of Illusion … and Ours: The accused Tucson killer isn't the only one who has a love affair with alternative realities," by Jack Shafer. Posted Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011.

"Beautiful Noise: How Obama used his speech in Tucson to elevate the political debate," by John Dickerson. Posted Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011.

"The Solution: Do Nothing: The shooting of Gabrielle Giffords leaves members of Congress at a loss in more ways than one," by David Weigel. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.

"'Who I Wanted to Kill Was Every Democrat in the Senate + House': Where the Notion of Right-Wing Political Murder Comes From," by Tom Scocca. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.

Palin Fails the Test: Sarah Palin's response to the Tucson shooting is defensive, illogical, distracting—and late," by John Dickerson. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.

"Sarah Palin, Blood-Libel Hypocrite: Sarah Palin opposes collective blame for monstrous crimes, unless they're committed by Muslims," by William Saletan. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.


"Sarah Palin Re-Inserts Herself in the News Cycle," by Noreen Malone. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.

"Are Assassins More Likely To Target Liberals?: It's complicated," by Brian Palmer. Posted Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.

"From Texas to Arizona: How Obama can talk about tolerance without trivializing a tragedy," by John Dickerson. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

"The Insanity Defense: If the Arizona gunman is too insane to be influenced by anyone, he's too insane to be executed," by Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

"The Glock Spiel: How the company that made Jared Lee Loughner's gun became so successful," by Annie Lowrey. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

"Jared Lee Loughner and Arizona's Civil Commitment Laws," by Emily Bazelon. Posted Jan. 11, 2011.

"Fit To Serve: Could Gabrielle Giffords be forced to resign for health reasons?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

"Kepler Was an Intern, Too: Daniel Hernandez may have saved Gabrielle Giffords' life. Send us other examples of memorable interns!" by Elizabeth Weingarten. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

"Jared Loughner, Ready for His Photo Op: The bald head. The calculated zombie grin. The living avatar of evil," by Jack Shafer. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

"Friendly Firearms: Gabrielle Giffords and the perils of guns: How an armed hero nearly shot the wrong man," by William Saletan. Posted Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

"On Amy and Randy Loughner and Susan Klebold," by Kate Julian. Posted Jan. 11, 2011.

"Why I'm Not Despondent After the Gabrielle Giffords Shooting," by Marie Myung-Ok Lee. Posted Jan. 10, 2011.

"Schizophrenia and Violence," by Emily Yoffe. Posted Jan. 10, 2011.

"Did Jared Lee Loughner Need Psychiatric Help He Didn't Get?" by Emily Bazelon. Posted Jan. 10, 2011.

"Reloading More Often Is a Small Price To Pay," by Amanda Marcotte. Posted, Jan. 10, 2011.

"New Sheriff In Town: Clarence Dupnik is not the anti-Joe Arpaio," by Christopher Beam. Posted Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.

"There Will Be Guns: Arizona's response to the Giffords shooting: Only guns can stop gun violence," by David Weigel. Posted Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.

"Class Clown: Why was it so hard to kick Loughner out of Pima Community College?" by Timothy Noah. Posted Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.

"The Tea Party and the Tucson Tragedy: How anti-government, pro-gun, xenophobic populism made the Giffords shooting more likely," by Jacob Weisberg. Posted Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.

"Of Course It Was Political: The phony debate about assassins like Jared Loughner," by David Greenberg. Posted Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.

"Loughner's Law: Memo to Rep. Bob Brady: Congress can't legislate civility," by David Weigel. Posted Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.

"Logic Puzzle: Jared Lee Loughner's philosophy professor reflects on the shooting in Arizona," by Christopher Beam. Posted Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.

"The Paucity of Hope: After the Arizona shootings, can Obama—or anyone—bring America back from the brink?" by John Dickerson. Posted Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.

"Why Do So Many Assassins Have Three Names?: The suspected gunman in Arizona is Jared Lee Loughner, of course," by Brian Palmer. Posted Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.

"In Defense of Inflamed Rhetoric: The awesome stupidity of the calls to tamp down political speech in the wake of the Giffords shooting," by Jack Shafer. Posted Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.

"Crazy Talk: We're too quick to use "mental illness" as an explanation for violence," by Vaughan Bell. Posted Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.

"The Giffords Shooting: Rolling thoughts about the press, the Web, and political assassination," by Jack Shafer. Posted Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011.



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