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A girl leaves flowers at a memorial near theater where 12 people were killed July 20, 2012 in Aurora. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Theater Shootings: A Politicized American Tragedy

Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.

07/23/2012

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FBI, Homeland Security Find No Terror Plot For More Shootings At Movie Theaters

The FBI and Homeland Security Department have advised law-enforcement officials around the country they’ve uncovered no information to indicate that more shooting sprees were being plotted for movie theaters around the country.

07/21/2012

The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. According to reports, 12 people have been killed and over 59 injured. Police have the suspect, twenty-four year old James Holmes of North Aurora, in custody.  (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Police Around Washington Region Step Up Security In Movie Theaters After “Dark Knight” Shooting

Police in the District of Columbia and elsewhere in the region say they’re stepping up security around movie theaters after a Colorado shooting that left 12 dead and injured at least 50 others.

07/20/2012

There are several scenes in Batman lore that have strange parallel to the shooting at the theater in Colorado. (Photo by Junko Kimura/Getty Images)

Violent Parallels Between Shooting And Batman Lore

In “The Dark Knight Rises,” a masked villain leads a murderous crew into a packed football stadium and wages an attack involving guns and explosives. It’s just one of the more haunting scenes in what was one of the most anticipated movies of the summer, if not the year.

07/20/2012

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