Aurora Theater Shooting

Gun control: John Hickenlooper calls for debate following Newtown school shooting

In the immediate aftermath of the Aurora theater shooting, Governor John Hickenlooper said it was too soon to talk about gun control. He remained virtually silent until, in a Thursday interview calling for a debate on the topic. One day later, the unimaginable shooting in Connecticut that claimed the lives of twenty children took place, prompting him to expand on his comments.