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good evening. 6:00 eastern this sunday night. thank you so much for being with us. i'm poppy harlow in new york. first, we on this show are committed to honoring and shining a light on the best of this nation, even at the worst of times. there are a number of new developments we'll tell you about this hour coming out of that shooting in colorado springs. before that, i want to make sure you all know about an incredible man, officer garrett swasey. he is a fallen hero. a 44-year-old who was a church elder, devoted husband, father of two children and a former figure skating champion. he was nowhere near the clinic when that gunfire broke out on friday afternoon. he was ten miles away at his campus post with the university of chicago. he could have stayed there. instead, he rushed to the clinic to help fellow officers who were dodging bullets. that is where he was killed. now we're hearing from his widow, rachel, for the first
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time. she writes, our loss cannot be expressed in words. now the nation knows garrett as a hero. he was also a devoted husband of 17 years and a wonderful father. we will cherish his memory, especially those times he spent tossing the football with his son and snuggling with his daughter on the couch. if you would like to help his widow, his family, his children, you can donate to their memorial fund at you i've also put that link on my facebook page. swasey was friends with nancy kerrigan. the two shared a close bond on and off the ice. >> he was two years younger than me but became literally one of my very best friends. like a little brother. a lot of teasing back and forth. very loyal and loving, caring person. good listener. >> he was sort of passionate about everything. everything was done with great big giant smile and he had fun.
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it's so sad. he's got two young kids that they literally run to him every time he comes in the door. >> we've learned that two of the civilians -- two other people killed in that shooting were civilians. cnn can identify one of the civilians as kiare stewart. nine others were shot and injured including five police officers, four civilians. the latest update we have for you is that four of the injured have been released from the hospital. five patients are still being treated. we are told, though, they are in good condition, expected to recover. the man accused of opening fire in a colorado springs clinic is due in court tomorrow. 57-year-old who opened fire, he surrendered on friday night after nearly six-hour standoff with police. i want to bring in dan simon, live for us in colorado springs. when you look at this, there's a lot of scrutiny as to what he may have said to investigators
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after he surrendered. what do we know? >> reporter: well, poppy, we know from a law enforcement source that just after surrendering the suspect in this case 57-year-old robert dear, made a reference to "baby parts." further fueling this notion that his anti-abortion views may have motivate thd shooting. authorities say at this point it's too early to tell. they're not ready to establish a motive. as for his background, a portrait is emerges that he was a bohn loner. he was compared to ted kaczynski, the yun bomber. he lived an hour and a half from here. he lived in a trailer. before that he left in a cabin. as for his criminal history, there isn't much, poppy, nothing you can point to. he certainly didn't have a violent past. there was a situation in 1997, for instance, where his wife at the time, she accused him of domestic assault. but no charges were ever filed.
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because there's no sort of violent past to link him to, that's why the mayor in this case say in situations like this, it's really hard to keep an eye on people like the suspect. here's what he told me earlier today. >> we've had examples of this in the past. this guy is kind of shaping up to be like a ted kaczynski type charact character. perhaps not quite the loner, but it's very difficult for law enforcement to deal with individuals like this who don't commit serious crimes and get themselves on the radar that way. unless a threat is posed beforehand that they can respond to. >> well, as authorities work to come up with a motive, we know that the alleged shooter essentially gave up after nearly six hours. there was this armored police vehicle called a bearcat rammed
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in and that's ultimately what allowed people inside the building to escape. it's also apparently what made the suspect feel like he was cornered. he simply dropped his weapon and surrendered. his first court appearance is tomorrow afternoon. poppy? >> so many people praying for their lives for hours and hours until that, as you say, bearcat rammed in. dan simon live in colorado springs. a short time ago i spoke with the executive vice president of the planned parenthood federation of america. i want you to hear part of our conversation. >> let me read part of a state of illinois for our viewe-- sta you wrote. this is from you directly nationally. here's part of it. it is offensive and outrage is that some politicians are claiming this has nothing to do with the toxic environment they helped create. can you name what politicians dawn, you're talking about?
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>> i think we've heard quite a bit from the republican candidates for president who have been criticizing planned parenthood often, not with the facts, that have been out there and they've been discredited for those kinds of attacks. you have someone like senator cruz who today denounced the violence but within the same week accepted the endorsement of anti-abortion extremists who had spent time in prison for violent acts. >> i do want to be very careful here because it's important when you look at this, you can't generalize all the candidates in either party. either way on this. we've had ben carson coming out on cbs face the nation this morning and saying i think the rhetoric needs to be toned down on both sides. i do want to play for you what gop presidential candidate mike huckabee said today. >> what he did is domestic
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terrorism and what he did is absolutely abominable. especially to those of us in the pro life movement. because there's nothing about any of us that would condone or in any way look the other way at something like this. there's no legitimizing, no rationalizing. it was mass murder. >> do you agree with him? he called it domestic terrorism. >> well, i think that whether or not we call it terrorism, we can definitely call it terrorizing. that's what often happens to women who are seeking medical care, reproductive health care. >> you brought up some of the gop candidates. i'd like you to listen to what carly fiorina said on fox news sunday. >> what i would say to somebody who tries to link this terrible tragedy to anyone who opposes abortion or opposes the sale of body parts is this is typical left wing tactics.
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>> dawn, your response to that? >> i thought it was pretty amazing that she tried to in the midst of this moment bring in things that she's been discredited around in terms of charges against planned parenthood. of course, the gunman is now quoted as having said almost exactly something similar to what carly fiorina just said. i don't know anybody who supports women's health or safe legal abortion who goes and protests to prevent other people from getting hoiealth care, tha they want. >> you can see the full interview on ahead this hour, three years after his death, a new documentary on the life of jordan davis premiering on hbo. his mother will join me to tell me why her mission is far from over. also, ben carson spending time at a refugee camp in jordan. what this trip could mean for him back here in the united
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states and his foreign policy chops. is it resonating with voters? later -- >> you call it boundless compassion. what is that? >> well, it's a way of kind of making room for all these folks. no matter what. to kind of know that everybody is a whole lot more than the worst things they've ever done. >> we will introduce you to father greg boyle, a beacon of hope for the most desperate in los angeles. this is a story you won't want to miss. you're live in the "cnn newsroom." stay with me. ♪ plan well and enjoy life... ♪ or, as we say at unitedhealthcare insurance company, go long. how you plan is up to you. take healthcare.
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in jordan. that's how many syrian refugees are housed there. a lot of this in an effort to shore up his foreign policy credentials. something he's had a lot of scrutiny on since the paris attack. his iowa polls have dropped. on state of the union on cnn, he talked about syrian refugees not really wanting to come no the united states and they could serve as a long-term solution. >> their desire, true desire is to be reset willed in syria. they're satisfied to be in the refugee camps if they're adequately funded. recognize that in these chasmam they have schools and recreational areas that are quite nice. they're putting in all kinds of things that make life more tolerable. >> he did go on to say it's not an ideal solution, but he did
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say more money should go into those camps rather than resettling. joining me now peter buy nar. let's talk about that quinnipiac poll. it shows him falling ten points in iowa. he admitted to "the new york times" that he thinks this is in part because voters don't see him as the right person for the oval office at a time of terrorism around the globe. does this move the needle for him on that? >> no, i don't think so. i think carson, even after coming back, doesn't sound like someone very well-versed on foreign policy. his support is coming from the evangelical christians. they've moved to ted cruz. carson support was coming from his character. when he was asked about things in his buy ography that weren't true, that was his achilles
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heel. >> i want to turn to the shooting in colorado springs on friday. the vice president of planned parenthood coming out with a long statement. partly, it says, it is offensive and outrageous that some politicians are now claiming this tragedy has nothing to do with the toxic environment they helped create. she's speaking about the rhetoric out there surrounding planned parenthood before the shooting and in the wake of it. now, here's how republican presidential candidate carly fiorina said it on fox news sunday. >> what i would say to anyone who tries to link this terrible tragedy to anyone who opposes abortion or opposes the sale of body parts is this is typical left wing tactics. >> so it's already political. hours after the shooting on both sides. how big of a deal is this for voters in terms of planned parenthood? you know at one point we were facing defunding the government. >> right. i think planned parenthood is the kind of issue which not many
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voters' minds will be chained. the lines in the sand have been drawn on abortion in general for many decades now. >> what about what they vote on. >> you have primaries now where the democratic party is overrun with pro choice party. the anti-abortion party. inside the primaries, there's no -- you want to basically be as hard lined on this position as possible. i think when it gets interesting is what happens in the general election. which candidate comes off as more extreme. which as more moderate. by pushing this question about the idea that planned parenthood was selling body parts. they were trying to suggest the party was extreme to be associated with them. they get linked to the anti-abortion extremists. that will be the real debate in the general election. >> that's an interesting point. also turning to new hampshire, critical early voting state. an influential newspaper in the state comes out that they back chris christie.
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he's right for the dangerous times we live in. other candidates have gained public and media attention by speaking bluntly. but it's important when you are telling it like it is, it is actually -- to actually know what you're talking about. >> the obvious question here is does it help chris christie? we'll see. i'm interested in whether it actually hurts jeb bush more than it helps chris christie because he's been putting so much weight and effort into new hampshire. >> right. the problem is that there are a whole bunch of candidates banking everything on new hampshire. jeb bush is one, chris christie is another, john kasich is another. marco rubio is heavily invested there, rand paul. the problem is, only one or two candidates will merge out of new hampshire as viable candidates. >> christie is only getting 4%. >> you have to leapfrog so many other people. >> i would say rubio is probably the guy who -- second place after donald trump. christie is doing better in recent weeks.
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but it's hard to imagine he will leapfrog rubio or jeb bush either. >> a veteran democratic pollster asked focus groups to compare hillary clinton and donald trump to a family member coming to dinner. we have the great family dinners over thanksgiving. for clinton, women tended to say a sister for mother. men had a harder time relating to here. she is my wife's sister, extremely opinionated, it graceful at times and totally available to rip your head off at ear times. trump was described as a crazy uncle and a smart alec teenager. these are the like the word associations. how much weight do you put into the descriptions as people are deciding. >> well, look, i think the conventional wisdom is right. if hillary clinton or any democratic is running against donald trump, they will have a huge advantage. i think you're going to see a significant number of republicans who will simply not support donald trump. he's too dangerous and crazy and out there. the problem hillary clinton would have against a more
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hi everyone. this just in to cnn. we have two names, names of the civilians killed in the colorado springs clinic shooting on friday. one a man, one a woman. you see them on the screen there. jennifer march cough ski, 35 years old. she was killed on friday. also 29-year-old kearre stewart. he was murdered. a police officer named garrett swasey, 44 years old, a father of two also killed on friday. as he ran to help other officers and civilians in the line of fire. moments ago, president obama
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arrived in paris for a conference on climate change. you see him as he gets off air force one. he will meet with china's president tomorrow morning. cooperation between the u.s. and china of course with their pollution issues is critical to these negotiations. meantime, protesters in paris tonight throwing bottles and shoes at police officers. the day before the summit gets under way. officials there have been a major climate change -- paris is still under a state of emergency. that lasts for three months. all major protests are indeed banned in the wake of terror attacks. one of the 200 -- more than 200 people arrested all of this while more than 150 world leaders will arrive in paris. jim bittermann is live in paris with me this evening. jim, the protesters clearly made their voice heard. now the president has landed. president obama. what are police doing to make sure the protests do not
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interfere with the conference? i'm sure security is incredibly high. >> reporter: absolutely. poppy. in fact, i think it's as high as i've seen it since i've been here. the site itself, the conference site itself has thousands of security agents. virtually impossible to get through. you have to use public transit to get there. that allows the police to screen people a bit as they're coming off the public transit. so yes, i mean it's a highly secure operation. they know they've got these leaders, these heads of state in town. heads of state and government. they're only going to be in town for two days, the heads of state and government. there will be other officials, like john kerry, who will stay on. but the heads of state and government will only be here until tuesday. as a consequence, if they get through tuesday, they've made it home as far as terrorist attack might be concerned. although, beyond that, any kind of an incident would be really
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totally devastating for the image of france and for the french government. poppy? >> there's no question. especially since that eighth attacker in the paris attacks abdeslam is still a fugitive, still on the run. jim bittermann live for us in paris. thank you very much. his mission is one of compassion. jesuit priest who believes everyone deserves something more than just a second chance. the story on home boy industries. you won't want to miss it, next. ok, we're here.
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police in chicago will be wearing for body cameras on the street. they're expanding their program into six more police districts by the middle of next year. this program will be paid for with a grant from the justice departments of more than $3 million. it will be matched by the city. protests continued in downtown
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chicago yesterday. the outrage sparked over the video showing a teenager being shot 16 times last year. laquan mcdonald later died. officer van dyke charged with first degree murder. as homicides rise across america, a gray-haired jesuit priest has been on a mission to curb gang violence and not only save lives but completely transform them through home boy industries in central los angeles. his mission of redemption, hope and second chances for men and women who most of society has completely written off. here's our american opportunity. >> they call him pops and father g. >> this is a portrait of me from a guy on death row. >> and this. >> i promise, i promise. >> it's his church. >> i've seen folks who
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completely despondent and can't conjure up an image of what tomorrow is going to look like. but i've never met a monster, never met an evil person. never. >> this jesuit priest has buried more than 200 people, many of them under 18 years old. all lost to gang violence. >> you know, out here in l.a. on the streets it's real, you know. >> i've been shot on two different occasions. >> a cycle of violence. a cycle of being in the neighborhood. >> why do you do this? >> scripture has this thing about the widow, orphan and the strangers. these are the folks you're supposed to have a preferential love for. these are the folks at the mayor gins whose dignity has been denied and folks who are demonized. >> you call it boundless compassion. what is that? >> it's a way of making room for all these folks no matter what to kind of know that everybody is a whole lot more than the worst things they've ever done. >> in the city of angels, gang
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life and drive-bys, not just the stuff of hollywood tales. there's 450 gangs with membership over 45,000 according to the lapd. you'll hear father greg boyle talk about infusing hope to them. you call gang involvement the lethal absence of hope. >> yeah. >> what is that? >> not all choices are created equal. wasn't exposed to poverty or violence or people running up to cars to sell drugs or shooting. everybody here has been exposed to that many times over. >> the luck he was born with drove father boyle nearly 30 years ago to create home boy industries, pulling gang members out of the often deadly track they're on, helping them clean up their lives and giving them jobs. >> who gets to come here? >> it's pretty much like the opposite of your typical job interview. we're looking for the people
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with multiple felonies. we're looking for those people that are probably the hardest to serve as far as coming out of the gang life, coming out of those type of situations. having served prison time doesn't hurt either. the more tattoos you have, probably the better chance you have of being part of home boy industries. >> i came in to remove my tattoos. >> they help them remove the symbols of their former life, taking off the tattoos that bind them. >> i feel like a different person. >> as you can see, going to be a better father figure. >> whole different life now. >> we've got people who have killed people. >> right. >> who have carried out heinous crimes. why does each person who walks through this door getting a second chance matter? >> i think that that answer is as diverse as humanity is, right? i think we have to live by one of father greg's sayings. that you're not as bad as the
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worst thing that you've ever done. >> about a thousand former gang members and men and women who have been released from prison walk through these doors each month. for many of them it's a choice between life and death. the way they see it here, nothing stops a bullet like a job. >> for steve, angela, janet, carlos and la my, all former gang members, the uphill battle has been tremendous. >> how old were you when you joined a gang? >> 16. >> 13. 10. >> 13. >> 13. >> did you think you would live to see age 50? raise your hand. any of you? no. now do you think you'll live to see age 50. >> yeah. >> everyone. angela has lost custody of her four children. >> i feel like every day is like -- you just have a -- i know as long as i keep one foot in front of the other and it's
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going to be okay. >> janet spent three years in prison. carlos served 13. and la my served 8. steve was sentenced to life but released after 17 years. >> the gang life, what is it that drew you in? >> just the feeling of being welcomed and being -- it's like a bunch of brothers and sisters that you didn't have. >> like another family. >> another family away from my family. >> whole life, family members being killed or in prison. the gang was just a way of life. i don't really feel like i chose that lifestyle. that lifestyle in a way chose me. >> it wasn't me. second chances. it's a chance at life. like a life i didn't know i had. you come here and you're a normal human being. he sees us as equals. >> were you ever scared of relapsing, falling back into jail? >> yes.
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very much so. very much so. because what kind of drove me into the gang culture was making money. it started with the money, the drugs, selling drugs. >> i mean, after a while, you come to realize you need a change. you can't do nothing for yourself. >> why do you think this works? >> i think it works because people come in wanting that change. we don't look for them. we don't advertise it. it's on you. you want to come here, you come willingly. >> more than 30,000 former gang members have come through home boy and for those completing a special 18-month program, boyle says only 30% return to prison. that's compared to more than 60% across the california and close to 70% nationwide just three years after they're released. >> why are your numbers so much better? >> i think a lot of times we
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have a menu and list of services to deliver. then we become the dmv. it's like now serving number 43. what do you need? you need counseling. okay. parenting, good. anger management. we dispatch people. we don't do that here. >> what they do at home boy is job placement. mental health counseling, legal aid. solar panel installation training and much more. >> a bond developed that's stronger than their family and certainly stronger than their gang. >> home boy says it only gets 2% of funding from the government. admits it's hard to raise money. >> we're a tougher sell because they're human beings who have been to prison and who are gang members. this place begs the question, what if we were to invest in these folks rather than endlessly futilely trying to incarcerate our way out of this problem? >> jose sees this through their eyes like few others can.
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why do you then help them. >> i do that because that's the world i came from. i sir fd 13 years in prison myself. eight years ago, my 17-year-old son was shot in front of my house. i don't want any other parent to experience that type of pain. >> what is the most profound thing that has happened to you here? >> i jumped a guy into a gang when he was nine years old. and when he was 18, he received three life sentences. and all three life sentences were for crimes that he didn't commit. eventually, through the appeal process, he was released. it took 18 years for that to happen. and last december he walked through the door of my office and asked me to help him. and i felt that my life had gone
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complete circle because i had helped bring this individual into such a violent and negative lifestyle and now i've been able to help him re-enter society and start the process of finding himself. because i love him. i've always loved him. that's what he was seeking from me when he was 8, 9, 10 years old. i didn't know how to love him then. and so i'm just grateful that i know how to love him now. father greg taught me that. >> it's a gift so great repayment is nearly impossible. >> is there anyone that you have not been able to find grace in somewhere? >> never. never. >> this remind you of the power of one person with one dream. like father greg boyle 30 years ago. thank you to everyone at home boy industries for welcoming us in. coming up next, three years after jordan davis was murdered
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checking top stories. a man arrested following the shooting death of a pennsylvania
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police officer, lloyd reed was killed while responding to a domestic dispute east of pittsburgh. investigators say 31-year-old ray shetler, jr., shot reed and then ran. shetler was captured six hours later. deadly weather today slamming parts of the south central united states on this busy post thanksgiving travel day. right now 11 million people are currently under flood warnings, 8 million under winter storm warnings. at least ten weather-related deaths have been reported in texas and kansas. colorado shooting suspect robert dear due in court tomorrow. he killed a police officer as well at that shooting spree at the colorado clinic on friday night. it ended in a bloody standoff with police that lasted nearly six hours. it has been three years since 17-year-old jordan davis was shot and killed by michael dunn. a man who pulled into a gas
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station in florida in a parking lot next to davis and his friends. they were in a car playing loud music. they got in an altercation of words. wouldn't turn the music down. 3 1/2 minutes later, dunn fired at the car. a few of the bullets hit davis. they killed him that day. that was thanksgiving weekend of 2012. now a new hbo documentary, 3 1/2 minutes, ten bullets just premiered. it's about davis' parents fight for justice. this is when his mother finds out her son has just been murdered. >> phone was sitting on top of the dresser. and i just came in. i saw it was ron. it was about 10:45. i said hey, ron. happy thanksgiving. what's up? he said, i got something i need to tell you and i said, where is jordan? what happened to jordan?
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he didn't want to tell me. i yelled. i said, what happened to jordan? >> sometimes you sit there and you think, you're thinking five, six, seven, sometimes ten minutes will go by and you find yourself staring at the ceiling in the morning. and then something just wills you to get up. you know what, you got to make another day. just get up, put your feet on the floor, stand up and just make another day because you got to go on. >> how do you go on, though? jordan's mother joins me now. thank you for being with me. >> thank you so much for having me. happy thanksgiving. >> to you as well. i'm sure it was a difficult one considering it's been three years to the day that your son was killed. i am so sorry for your loss. we've all been following this. i know this year you're really making a stand with your wallet.
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you joined this protest, which is an economic boycott that began after ferguson. tell me about it. >> well, we have just believed within our community that one of the true ways to probably make an impact on what we see -- in the minority community and across the nation at large is basically a moratorium or -- on spending money, you know, during the thanksgiving holiday. just as a statement that we have to get a grip on what we see happening in the country and that we're no longer going to stand by and let mees atrocities continue to happen over and over again. gun violence has become such a national crisis in this country and we want to get the attention of the nation and specifically our legislators, civic leaders. >> let's talk about more in
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terms of just you bring up legislators and lawmakers. you testified in front of the senate judiciary committee. you challenged gop presidential candidate ted cruz on his defense of the second amendment. you met with democratic candidate hillary clinton. i'm interested in what you want to see specifically, louis i can't, from the candidates? >> i think for the first time, a national campaign, presidential campaign, this is the first time we've heard the candidates talk about gun violence prevention, talk about policing, talk about a lot of the national crises issues that we're dealing with. what i'd like to see from each of them is actually want to know on their platform what do they plan to do about, you know, gun violence prevention in the country? what do they plan to do about policing? what do they plan to do about changing the gun culture in this country? i think that each and every one of them must address these issues. these are national issues that
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affect everyone in the country. i think that, for me that would be a single issue vote when i go to the polls. >> that is your single issue vote. okay. you have said -- let me quote you here. said, let me quote yo here, this is the present civil rights movement. we got bigger fights now. before we had lynchings. now these are legal lynching. you want to see basically an amendment to florida's constitution. and a change to the stand your ground law because the defense in this case, michael dunn's defense, who killed your son, was he thought he had a gun or thought he pulled something out. thought he was in danger. how do you want to see the stand your ground law changed? >> well, you know, it's not a matter of totally eradicating the law because if anyone is using it properly, you know, they need to be able to defend themselves and the territory within their homes but the law is very ambiguous. the law is -- there are a lot of loopholes in the law such as the
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fact there's no duty to retreat. individuals now, if they're faced with a danger, and let's say the person that is possibly committing the crime toward them, they leave or they leave the scene, then, you know, you at all costs, you know, have a duty to retreat. you have a duty to stand down when there's no longer a threat. so, but, you know, the law has become so ambiguous is that, you know, people no longer stand down. they've taken to the duty to retreat out of the law. also, too, it's based upon a perception. a perception oftentimes is not even a credible threat. when people are actually using their guns. and also, too, lots of times the shooter walks away completely free with no civil or control responsibility whatsoever. they are completely immune to any liability. and so these are very, very dangerous laws. people are using them. they're saying, it's my second
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amendment right. yes, it is your second amendment right to have guns, to bear arms but it's also -- it's a major responsibility for every gun holder in this country to use their guns pr s properly. we absolutely don't want to have guns in the hands of dangerous criminals and people who should not have those guns. so, you know, the gun laws are very expansive, very watered down and causing what you see in terms of a lot of the violence in the country. you see that because the gun culture has become so watered down. >> before i let you go, i want you to tell all of our viewers about the foundation you started in jordan's name, in your son's name. i know it's called the walk with jordan scholarship foundation. how can people help? what is the money going toward? >> oh, absolutely. i think that is the -- one of the things that i'm most proudest of is walk with jordan scholarship foundation. it's a foundation that i began based upon discussions that i had with jordan when he was, once he had moved to florida.
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he was very concerned about the nature of the education he received in florida based on in atlanta. based upon the legacy on the discussions we had i would educate those very students he talked about. the walk with jordan scholarship foundation is a 501c3 and act as a safety net. we educate, we mentor young students, uprising seniors in the country. i'm not looking for the straight "a" students, i'm looking for the average students like jordan that would need more help and preparation and going on for further education. >> lucia mcbath, that is -- >> it's walk with jordan. >> yep. >> >> if any of you out there want to help. thank you so much. that is a wonderful thing to do in your son's memory. again, i'm so sorry for your loss. thank you for being with me. >> thank you. >> all of you can watch "3 1/2 minutes 10 bullets" the hbo
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documentary on this story. it is on hbo. quick break. we'll be right back. these are my dogs dusty and cooper.
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this just in, president obama landing in paris just a few moments ago for this climate change summit. but first, you see he has stopped at a memorial outside of the bata clan concert hall to pay his respects to the victims of the paris terror attacks. see him standing side by side with french president francois hollande at that makeshift memorial leaning over and placing a single rose. thank you so much for being with us this sunday evening. you can always get the latest news at and on our mobile app. i'm poppy harlow. have a great week. stay with us. back-to-back episodes of "anthony bourdain parts unknown" begins right after this.
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