• Hope Chapel members pray before the congregation's first service since the death of one of their elders, Garrett Swasey, in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. Swasey, a 44-year-old police officer at the University of Colorado, was killed during Friday's shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. (Daniel Owen/The Gazette via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

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