Students stood, hushed, for 17 minutes as balloons were released into a clear blue sky overhead.
The coordinated protest was meant to mark one month since the deadly shooting in Florida.
“We have to be proactive,” said El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder. “Otherwise we’re following the story; we’re letting somebody else write the narrative.”
In a wide ranging interview with Colorado Matters, the senator also addressed North Korea, and President Trump’s call for new trade tariffs on steel and aluminum.
She was a 12-year-old student at Grover Cleveland Elementary School in San Diego when a teenager opened fire, killing two and wounding nine others.
E.R. Dr. Emmy Betz and Dr. Larry Wolk, the head of the state's public health department, talk about a lack of funding for gun research, and a few bright spots.
Every year since Neville was elected in 2014, he’s introduced a bill to allow concealed carry on school grounds.
Frank DeAngelis, who retired from Columbine in 2014, said the shooting survivors will deal with the tragedy in different ways.
The horror of April 20, 1999 changed Patrick Neville and Samantha Haviland's lives in different ways, yet inspired both to take action and serve others.