Aurora Shooting

NRA's Coffman-for-Congress Campaign in Gun-Rattled Aurora Could Backfire

NRA's Coffman-for-Congress Campaign in Gun-Rattled Aurora Could Backfire
Aurora, Colorado, was the setting two summers ago of the horrific movie theater that made national headlines. It is also home to high-level everyday gun violence. Aurora has a 4 percent higher murder rate than does the country at large. Yet, its stance on gun rights and restrictions is nuanced (and often confused). Just don't tell that to the NRA, which is blanketing the city with Mike Coffman for Congress mailers.
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Shooting Victims Line Up to Protect New Colorado Gun Laws

Shooting Victims Line Up to Protect New Colorado Gun Laws
Maybe the most dangerous place in Colorado to support gun-control is at the state capitol. After helping pass modest new gun laws, two senators were recalled in special elections and the “gunnies” are working to recall another senate supporter now. So a coalition of gun-control supporting groups held a news conference at the capitol Monday morning to remind shaky legislators why they voted for the gun laws in the first place.
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Cravaack: Audience Guns Would Have Stopped Aurora Shootings

Congressman Chip Cravaack (R ) says the tragic shootings in Aurora, Colorado could have been stopped if someone in the audience had a gun. He makes the comment during a debate with Democrat Rick Nolan in Cambridge, Minnesota. After the debate, Nolan told The UpTake that we'll never know if an audience gun could have stopped the shooting. But Nolan says he supports a ban on assault weapons that Congress has let lapse. And while he supports second amendment rights he says "I don't want to see people walking into movie theaters and classrooms with assault rifles."
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