Gun Control


Thu November 1, 2012

To Ban or Not to Ban? The Politics of Guns

File photo: Kirk Siegler KUNC

As a battleground state, all eyes have been on Colorado during this year’s presidential race, but the outcome of next Tuesday’s election will dictate a lot more than who wins the Oval Office.

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Tue October 16, 2012

CU Holding a Second Meeting on Concealed Carry Gun Permits

KUNC file photo

CU will hold a second town hall meeting on Wednesday to answer questions about the Conceal Carry Act, which allows concealed carry permit holders to bring guns to campus.

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Fri October 5, 2012

Coors, Perlmutter Spar Over Gun Control, Fiscal Cliff

Coors - Joe Coors for Congress Committee, Perlmutter – U.S. Congress

The two candidates in the race for Colorado's seventh congressional district are sparring over gun control in the wake of the deadly movie theater shootings last July in Aurora. 

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Wed September 19, 2012

Smoke Cleared, Texas Gun Owners Remain Wary

Originally published on Wed September 19, 2012 6:09 pm

Texas state Rep. Wayne Christian was born two blocks from where he now lives in what is called Deep East Texas.

"We were not wealthy people, [we were] common laborers, but that was typical in rural East Texas at that time," he says.

When he was growing up, Christian says, by first or second grade, an East Texas boy would accompany his father or grandfather on a hunting trip. But before a boy got a gun, he had to learn how to act — how to address the other men respectfully, to watch how it worked.

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Wed September 12, 2012
NPR Story

New Politics Emerge In Aurora, Colo., After Shooting

Originally published on Wed September 12, 2012 3:58 pm



This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.


And I'm Audie Cornish.

The deadly movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado has become a key issue in at least two tight congressional races in that battleground state. Since the attacks, two Democratic candidates - running in districts in and around Aurora - have called for stricter gun laws. But Republicans have accused them of trying to politicize the tragedy.

From member station KUNC, Kirk Siegler reports.

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