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WNYC News

Colo. Suspect Charged with 24 Counts of Murder

Monday, July 30, 2012

Colorado prosecutors on Monday charged a former neuroscience graduate student with 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder in the shooting rampage at the midnight showing of the new Batman movie.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Gun Laws Won't Prevent Another Aurora

Monday, July 23, 2012

We've had the serious debate about gun control. The Second Amendment won.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: It's Time for the Consoler in Chief to Talk Gun Control

Monday, July 23, 2012

If it's inappropriate to talk policy after a tragedy and unnecessary to do so before one, then when exactly do we talk about the danger of guns?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Gun Violence and the Colorado Shooting

Monday, July 23, 2012

New York Congressman Carolyn McCarthy (D-4th), longtime gun control advocate, reacts to the Colorado movie theater shooting.

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WNYC News

Suspected Gunman in Colo. Shooting Appears Dazed in Court

Monday, July 23, 2012

The suspected gunman in the Colorado shooting looked dazed when he appeared in court Monday for the first time since the shooting rampage that left 12 people dead during the premiere of the new Batman film last week.

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The Takeaway

Aurora, Colorado: A Community in Pain

Monday, July 23, 2012

After Friday's shootings in Colorado, residents struggle to make sense of what happened. Alastair Leithead, reporter for our partner the BBC, spent the weekend in Aurora and filed a report on a community in pain.

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WNYC News

How Much is 6,000 Rounds? Not Much, Gun Advocates Say

Monday, July 23, 2012

When police arrested suspected gunman James Holmes, they recovered four guns and 6,000 rounds of ammunition at the scene of the mass shooting in Colorado that left 12 dead. The amount of ammunition, while large, may not be that uncommon according to some area gun owners and gun rights advocates.

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WNYC News

Bloomberg Urges Obama, Romney to Take a Stand Against Assault Weapons

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pushing President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney to make specific recommendations — such as banning assault riffles — for how to change the nation's gun laws in the mass shooting in Colorado that left 12 dead and 58 injured.

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WNYC News

Obama Offers Comfort After Colorado Shooting

Saturday, July 21, 2012

President Barack Obama dashed to Colorado on Sunday to meet with families of those gunned down in a movie theater and to hear from state and local officials about the shooting that left 12 people dead and dozens more injured.

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WNYC News

Bomb Squads Disarm Traps at Colo. Suspect's Apt; Motive Remains Mystery

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Authorities on Saturday began disarming trip wires and explosive devices "set up to kill" inside the apartment of the suspect in the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting, hoping to find clues to his motive without destroying key evidence in a blast.

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WNYC News

Security Up at Area Theaters Following Colo. Shooting

Saturday, July 21, 2012

The NYPD will continue to beef up security at area movie theaters this weekend after a gunman killed at least 12 at a midnight premiere of the new Batman movie in a Denver suburb Friday.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Happy America? We Let the Guns Win

Friday, July 20, 2012

Well, obviously the government isn’t “coming for your guns.”

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It's A Free Country ®

Read: Obama on Colorado Shootings

Friday, July 20, 2012

President Obama declined to use a scheduled stop in Florida as a campaign event in the wake of the shootings at a Colorado movie theater. He told supporters, "there are going to be other days for politics.  This, I think, is a day for prayer and reflection."

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WNYC News

Police Say 71 Shot, 12 Killed in Colo. Shooting

Friday, July 20, 2012

Seventy-one people were shot and 12 killed when a gunman wearing a gas mask opened fire on moviegoers at a sold-out midnight premiere of the new Batman movie outside of Denver, Colorado, police said.

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