Missy Franklin is a lot more than a new Olympic champion. She's a mature, grounded, very impressive 17-year old.

The Centennial, Colorado native captured her first Gold Medal yesterday, besting the field in the 100-Meter Backstroke. She then told reporters that each time she hit the pool in London, her thoughts were with the victims of the massacre in Aurora.

Posted in: Colorado Shooting

Finally some good news out of the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado:

Katie Medley, a movie goer who escaped unharmed from the horrific James Holmes last Friday, gave birth to a boy at the University of Colorado Hospital yesterday morning. He's named Hugo and both child and mother are reportedly doing well.

Posted in: Celebrity Babies

While the country continues to mourn the losses incurred inside an Aurora, Colorado movie theater last week, and while new information continues to leak out about shooting James Holmes, a debate has also taken shape around America:

Considering the types of automatic weapons Holmes purchased legally, should the topic of gun control be more firmly addressed in light of the latest massacre?

Posted in: Ice-T

Count Michael Bloomberg as someone who doesn't think any lives would have been saved inside an Aurora, Colorado movie theater last Friday if MORE people had been carrying guns.

During an appearance on Face the Nation, the NYC Mayor was asked about remarks made by a Texas Congressman in which Louie Gohmert speculated that James Holmes could have been stopped and fewer people killed/injured if only movie goers had been "carrying."

Posted in: Politics