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Capitol Conversation: Rape Comment Enters Colorado Gun Debate

Joe Mahoney
The I-News Network

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

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.

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