2021-03-24 11:30:36

Colorado Democrat Elected After Son Killed in 2012 Aurora Shooting: Congress Must Enact Gun Control

Following Monday’s massacre in Boulder, Colorado, DN speaks with Colorado state Representative Tom Sullivan, who entered politics after his son Alex was killed in the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting. He explains how the state’s painful history of mass shootings, going back to Columbine High School in 1999, shows even in places most affected by gun violence, it can be difficult to make lasting and effective change.

“It’s imperative that we get the federal government to partner with us on these things,” Sullivan says.

Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. lOur reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues.
On DN!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.
Missed an episode? Check out DN on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.
#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change.
#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling, and online at freespeech.org.

Amy Goodman Boulder Colorado Columbine Shooting Democracy Now! Free Speech TV Gun Control Gun Laws Gun Reform Gun Violence King Soopers United States

Human Rights and Equality

Democracy Now!

“Harm Is Still Being Done”: 36 Years After MOVE Bombing, Misuse of Children’s Remains Reopens Wounds

“Harm Is Still Being Done”: 36 Years After MOVE Bombing, Misuse of Children’s Remains Reopens Wounds

Democracy Now!

Ethnic Cleansing”: Amid Protests of Palestinian Evictions in Jerusalem, Israel Raids Al-Aqsa Mosque

Ethnic Cleansing”: Amid Protests of Palestinian Evictions in Jerusalem, Israel Raids Al-Aqsa Mosque

Hightower Chat & Chew

How current events mold future Progressive leaders

How current events mold future Progressive leaders

Democracy Now!

Richard Wright’s Novel About Racist Police Violence Was Rejected in 1941; It Has Just Been Published

Richard Wright’s Novel About Racist Police Violence Was Rejected in 1941; It Has Just Been Published

The David Pakman Show

Lindsey Graham: Republicans "Can't Grow Without" Trump

Lindsey Graham: Republicans "Can't Grow Without" Trump

The David Pakman Show

NewsMax Reporter Presents a Series of "Gotcha" Questions to Jen Psaki

NewsMax Reporter Presents a Series of "Gotcha" Questions to Jen Psaki

The Randi Rhodes' Show

Arizona Fraudit

Arizona Fraudit

The Thom Hartmann Program

Hartmann: 3 Times GOP Committed Crimes To Steal US Elections

Hartmann: 3 Times GOP Committed Crimes To Steal US Elections

Related

Democracy Now!

“Harm Is Still Being Done”: 36 Years After MOVE Bombing, Misuse of Children’s Remains Reopens Wounds

“Harm Is Still Being Done”: 36 Years After MOVE Bombing, Misuse of Children’s Remains Reopens Wounds

Democracy Now!

Israel Kills Dozens in Gaza While Imposing “Constant War” on Palestinian Residents of Jerusalem

Israel Kills Dozens in Gaza While Imposing “Constant War” on Palestinian Residents of Jerusalem

Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

Economic Update: Capitalism vs. Democracy

Economic Update: Capitalism vs. Democracy

Democracy Now!

Afghanistan in Mourning After School Bombing in Kabul Kills 85, Mostly Hazara Shiite Girls

Afghanistan in Mourning After School Bombing in Kabul Kills 85, Mostly Hazara Shiite Girls

Proud Partners