Survivors, Family Of Victims Of Gun Violence Demand Plan Of Action

December 21, 2012 6:48 PM

Survivors, Family Of Victims Of Gun Violence Demand Plan Of Action
" DENVER (CBS4)- The survivors and family members of victims of the Aurora theater shooting and Columbine High School shooting demanded a plan of action at the state Capitol on Friday.

They joined state Rep. Rhonda Fields and Sen. Morgan Carroll. Both are Democrats representing Aurora.

Fields and Carroll represent the district where the gunman shot and killed 12 people and injured 58 others on July 20 inside the Century 16 Theater.

The mother and uncle of 18-year-old A.J. Boik said during an emotional appearance at the state Capitol that it’s important to take action on gun control now and that it’s a conversation that should have happened years ago.

“For us not to do anything and say we need more guns and we need firearms out there is foolish right now. We need to change our society but we need the framework of where we’re going to live,” said Boik’s uncle David Hoover, who is a Lakewood police officer. “We want to prevent someone else from standing behind this podium from telling you what a wonderful loved one they had "

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