Laura Carno from Coloradans for Civil Liberties and rape survivor and self-defense advocate Kimberly Corban sit down with host Jon Caldara to discuss Kim's tough question to President Obama, the state of gun rights in Colorado and the nation, and why legislators may not take a woman's right to choose her self-defense away from her.
Former Weld County Sheriff and current Colorado State Senator John Cooke ran a bill to eliminate Colorado's statute of limitations on sexual assaults. The Greeley Tribune asked Kimberly for comment as she is not only a survivor, but has made a career in the field of criminal justice with the district attorney's office. Read the article HERE.
“To speak to it from a victim’s standpoint, once you’ve been victimized you live with that for the rest of your life,” Corban said. “There’s no statute of limitations on being a victim. Why should there be a statute of limitations on holding somebody accountable for that?”
“I want as many law-abiding citizens to arm themselves in this county as we can get."
- Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke
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Powerful Facebook Post by Kimberly Corban Asks People to Focus More on ‘Why’ She Needs to Defend Herself with a Gun | Twitchy
The team at Twitchy picked up on Kimberly's post about why she has to defend herself in the first place.
Full Article here: Powerful Facebook post by Kimberly Corban asks people to focus more on ‘why’ she needs to defend herself with a gun
Channel 7 News in Denver, CO interviewed Kimberly the day after her appearance on CNN with the president.
“You don’t have to carry a firearm,” she said. “I’m not telling you that you need to. I just want you to respect my right to do that myself.”
"On Thursday night, President Obama appeared on a CNN town hall to answer questions about his new executive actions on gun control. There were questioners on both sides of the gun debate, including Taya Kyle, widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the subject of American Sniper. But one stirring moment occurred when a rape survivor who fights for women's access to guns asked the president a question.
In 2006, Kimberly Corban was raped while she was a student at the University of Northern Colorado. She was active and vocal in getting her assailant convicted, memorizing his appearance and even preserving his semen on her leg for DNA testing. Her assaulter, Ronnie Pieros ended up being found guilty of sexual assault and sentenced to 24 years behind bars, according to the Denver Post. "
Read the full article HERE.
Following her appearance on CNN's Townhall, Heavy.com presented readers with five facts about Kimberly they need to know. They got most of them correct.
See the post on Heavy.com HERE.
On January 7th, 2016, Kimberly Corban stood in front of the nation on CNN's live televised event with Anderson Cooper, "Guns in America", where she confronted President Barack Obama on his executive action concerning stricter gun control regulations.