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On the heels of the deadly Aurora, CO movie theater shooting which claimed the lives of 12 people and injured 58 others, on Friday "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomed a host of guests to share their insights and perspectives on the largest mass shooting in U.S. history.
Joining the program live from Denver, law professor David Kopel suggested more attention be paid to the victims, rather than advancing the story towards a debate on gun control:
"Honestly Piers, I think this is the wrong night to be doing this and I really wish you'd waited to have this segment until after the funerals," he told the host.
Challenging Kopel's position, Piers Morgan explained his stance:
"A lot of people have said that today, a lot of people who don't want strengthening of gun control, have said 'This is not the day to debate it.' I'll tell you the day to debate it, it would have been yesterday, to prevent this from happening," he declared. "So don't patronize me, about when we should be talking about the gun control debate."
Watch the clip, and listen to the interview, as the fiery British host further details why he feels gun control is a major concern in the United States.
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