Jerri Jackson, the mother of Matt McQuinn, talks about her son, who was killed last year in a Colorado theater as he protected his girlfriend from a rampaging gunman with an assault weapon. Bill Lackey/Staff
The mother of a local man who died in the Colorado theater shooting said she doesn’t have the strength to be on the front lines of the gun control debate but hopes to persuade U.S. Sen. Rob Portman that high-capacity assault weapons “have no place on the streets of America.”
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