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Denver-Area Cub Scout Kicked Out Of Den After Gun Control Question

In this June 25, 2016, file photo, Cub Scouts watch a race during the Second Annual World Championship Pinewood Derby in New York's Times Square. (Mary Altaffer, File/AP)
In this June 25, 2016, file photo, Cub Scouts watch a race during the Second Annual World Championship Pinewood Derby in New York's Times Square. (Mary Altaffer, File/AP)

A young Cub Scout, 11-year-old Ames Mayfield, got compliments for his question about gun control at a meeting with a Colorado state senator. But then, Mayfield was kicked out of his Cub Scout den.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young hears more about this national story from investigative reporter Marshall Zelinger ( @Marshall9News) of 9News in Denver, and Mayfield’s mother, Lori.

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