Sun February 24, 2013

Capitol Conversation: Rape Comment Enters Colorado Gun Debate

Colorado’s gun control debate is continuing to make national headlines – most recently because of remarks from one Democratic lawmaker about rape.

KUNC's Bente Birkeland reports on how rape has entered into Colorado's gun debate at the State Capitol.

The comments of Representative Joe Salazar came during a debate on banning concealed carry weapons on college campuses. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland spoke with fellow statehouse reporters about the political ramifications and what's driving the story.