Charlie Hebdo Massacre
The French have a special relationship with comics, and Charlie Hebdo is part of a long tradition of satirical cartoons in that country dating back to at least the early 1800s.
In the wake of the attack, leading Republicans bashed Prsident Obama for being soft on national security.
But that hasn't stopped some right-wing politicians from advocating for it.
A usually quiet city was jarred by sudden violence, and in the aftermath many are wondering what can be done to prevent another tragedy.
It's important to know that everything, no matter how offensive, can be said.
Political analyst Jérôme Sainte-Marie fears the Charlie Hebdo murders will cause racist and xenophobic attitudes to go mainstream.
From France to Sweden, right-wing politicians used the attack on the satirical magazine to denounce Islam as a whole.
The French community of Los Angeles held a refreshingly anger-free rally to honor the dead and show support for the magazine's mission.