POLL: How Will This Weekend's Violence Impact You -- And Our Democracy?

This past weekend both our country and community were rocked by the events in Tucson, AZ. Fast on the heels of learning that a gunman attempted to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and killed six other people, we learned that among the 13 additional people wounded was Ashleigh Burroughs, one of BlogHer's own community members....more

I missed out on the beginning of this discussion, but I agree with you. I was also disappointed ... more

POLL: How Will This Weekend's Violence Impact You -- And Our Democracy?

This past weekend both our country and community were rocked by the events in Tucson, AZ. Fast on the heels of learning that a gunman attempted to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and killed six other people, we learned that among the 13 additional people wounded was Ashleigh Burroughs, one of BlogHer's own community members....more

Well said, Kelly. I couldn't agree more.

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POLL: How Will This Weekend's Violence Impact You -- And Our Democracy?

This past weekend both our country and community were rocked by the events in Tucson, AZ. Fast on the heels of learning that a gunman attempted to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and killed six other people, we learned that among the 13 additional people wounded was Ashleigh Burroughs, one of BlogHer's own community members....more

I think the whole rhetoric discussion is a manufactured issue. It has nothing to do with this ... more