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Aurora Shooting Survivor Speaks Out On Gun Violence

Stephen Barton, one of the survivors of the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting, happens to live near Newtown, Conn., and is on a mission to make a difference.

12/19/2012

People gather outside the White House to participate in a candle light vigil to remember the victims at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Call For Tougher Gun Laws In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

Lawmakers said meaningful action in the wake of last week’s elementary school shooting must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with individuals suffering from serious mental illness.

12/17/2012

Stephen Barton meets with Mayor Bloomberg at City Hall Oct. 3, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Aurora Theater Shooting Survivor Meets With Mayor Bloomberg On Gun Violence

Barton spoke to reporters on the steps of City Hall following his meeting with the mayor, calling for the presidential candidates to offer their plans on the gun control issue during Wednesday night’s debate.

10/03/2012

Stephen Barton (credit: YouTube)

Bloomberg Going All Out To Get Obama And Romney’s Attention On Gun Violence

Will there be questions at the first presidential debate about curtailing gun violence? New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to force the issue by running television ads — demanding a plan from the candidates.

10/01/2012

The movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, where James Holmes is accused of opening fire in a deadly rampage. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Connecticut Man Shot In Aurora Theater Massacre Pledges Return To Colorado

Stephen Barton of Southbury is lucky to be alive. He was in the movie theater when that mass shooting unfolded.

08/02/2012

AMC Loews Lincoln Square - New York, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Despite Theater Massacre, Tri-State Moviegoers Come Out In Droves To See Batman Film

Moviegoers in New York City were deeply saddened but unfazed by the news of the mass shooting at a Colorado theater, as they turned out by the thousands to see the premiere of the latest Batman film.

07/21/2012