Aurora Theater Shooting

Stephen Barton, Aurora victim and gun control advocate, grew up ten minutes from Newtown

Last Friday, Stephen Barton, a survivor of the Aurora theater shooting and now a vocal advocate for stronger gun policies, was back in Colorado, doing outreach work. While in Denver, he heard the news about the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. It was hard to comprehend, not only because of the unimaginable horror, but also because Barton happened to grow up ten minutes away from the tragedy.
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