Aurora Colorado Shooting

Months After Aurora Shooting Coloradans Still Against Strict Gun Control

A majority think protecting gun rights is more important than controlling gun ownership

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Two months after shooting suspect James Holmes allegedly shot 12 people to death and injured another 58 in an Aurora movie theater, Coloradans are staunchly against stricter gun-control laws, a new Denver Post poll shows.

Respondents were asked, "What do you think is more important — to protect the right of Americans to own guns? Or, to control gun ownership?"