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April 25, 2023: Searching for answers and an understanding about mass shootings

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49min 22sec
Leaders in law enforcement and elected officials in the Pikes Peak region recently raised the alarm about increasing rates of violent crime both locally and statewide. Their concern stems from a report by the Denver-based Common Sense Institute – that puts the blame for the increase on changes in legislation.

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