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Topic - Tina Griffiths
Speakers at a vigil marking the one-year anniversary of the Aurora theater shooting Friday urged lawmakers to approve tougher firearms laws while gun-rights supporters watched from the wings.
"In part, I'm here for them," said Tina Griffiths of Denver, referring to the victims' relatives. "How can we not have sympathy for the victims' families? They lost someone they loved."
At the same time, she said, "just because they [the killers] had a gun doesn't make the rest of us criminals."