Gun Violence

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Moms Stitch Together Memories To Fight Gun Violence

Mothers across Colorado are using quilting to fight gun violence. The group called Moms Demand Action is stitching together memories and a message as part of their Mother’s Dream Quilt Project.

09/27/2014

Gun violence victim Karina Vargas speaks at the Everytown for Gun Safety rally in Golden (credit: CBS)

Gun Safety Group Debuts With Rally In Golden

A new national organization focusing on gun safety and decreasing gun violence debuted across the country and in Golden. “Everytown for Gun Safety” said they’re committed to stronger gun laws.

04/16/2014

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Lawmakers Hear Arguments Over Colorado’s Gun Laws

Lawmakers heard arguments over one of Colorado’s new gun laws Monday night.

02/03/2014

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

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Hickenlooper Leads Panel On Gun Violence

Guns are a part of Colorado’s heritage, but the state should also lead efforts to curb gun violence, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Tuesday as he moderated a panel of Democrats and Republicans talking about the issue.

02/20/2013

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Hickenlooper Leads Panel On Gun Violence

Colorado lawmakers will talk about recent mass shootings and what they’re doing to address the violence during a discussion moderated by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

02/19/2013

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Colorado Democratic Gun Control Bill Gets Initial Approval

Democrats pushed for new ammunition limits and more background checks on firearm purchases Tuesday as hundreds of people went to the state Capitol to listen or partake in the intensifying debate over stricter gun laws.

02/12/2013

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Survivors, Family Of Victims Of Gun Violence Demand Plan Of Action

The survivors and family members of victims of the Aurora theater shooting and Columbine High School shooting demanded a plan of action at the state Capitol on Friday.

12/21/2012

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Aurora Theater Victim Appears In Anti-Gun Political Ad

A man wounded in the mass shooting at an Aurora movie theater is appearing in a nationwide television spot aimed at drawing attention to gun violence as part of the upcoming presidential debates.

10/01/2012

Following two recent shootings, some public health experts are calling for gun violence to get a scientific approach of prevention. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Health Experts: Gun Violence A ‘Social Disease’

Is a gun like a virus, a car, tobacco or alcohol? Yes say public health experts, who in the wake of recent mass shootings are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a social disease.

08/13/2012

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