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John Celock

Connecticut Official 'Disappointed' In Senate Action

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Connecticut's lieutenant governor is expressing disappointment with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) decision to exclude an ...

Cruz, Feinstein Do Battle During Heated Debate

Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) sparred aggressively Thursday during Senate Judiciary Committee debate over assault weapo...

Amanda Terkel

Mayor In Nebraska Makes Gun Control His Top Campaign Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle (D) is making gun control a central issue in his bid for reelection, putting him at odds with his challengers in ...

Mark Kelly Bought Assault Weapon

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mark Kelly, husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and a vocal gun control advocate, told CNN Monday that he had recently p...

Universal Background Checks Bill Passes State Senate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.11.2013 | Denver

A bill that would require background checks for all gun sales and transfers in Colorado was the third bill of five controversial gun control bills tha...

Gun Ban For Domestic Violence Offenders Bill Passes State Senate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.11.2013 | Denver

A bill that prohibits convicted domestic violence offenders from possessing firearms passed in the Colorado Senate Monday morning. Senate Bill-197 pas...

Lawyer: Gun Emails To Colorado Lawmaker Not Threats

AP | ALEXANDRA TILSLEY | Posted 03.08.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A man accused of threatening a Colorado lawmaker pushing for stricter gun control measures plans to challenge the charges filed against him....

Universal Background Checks Bill Wins Approval In State Senate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.08.2013 | Denver

A bill that would require background checks for all gun sales and transfers in Colorado won initial approval in the Colorado Senate on Friday afternoo...

Lawyer: Violent Messages To Lawmaker Over Guns Are Free Speech

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.08.2013 | Denver

A 42-year-old Colorado Springs man arrested and charged for allegedly threatening a Colorado lawmaker over stricter gun bills that she is sponsoring, ...

Domestic Violence Gun Ban Wins Initial Approval In Colorado Senate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.08.2013 | Denver

A bill banning convicted domestic violence offenders from possessing firearms won initial approval from lawmakers in the Colorado Senate Friday. SB...

Lawmakers Advance 7 Sweeping Gun Control Bills In Colorado

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.05.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A series of sweeping gun-control measures in Colorado is on track to hit the governor's desk by the end of the month, with Democratic commit...

Colorado Lawmakers Advance Gun Control Bills

AP | IVAN MORENO and ALEXANDRA TILSLEY | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Firearm restrictions pitched by Colorado Democrats advanced Monday, as the battle over them intensified with hundreds of gun rights sup...

High-Capacity Magazines Ban Passes Colorado Senate Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.05.2013 | Denver

A bill that bans the manufacture and sale of high-capacity magazines in Colorado and places a limit on them to only 15 rounds per magazine passed in C...

Universal Background Checks Bill Passes State Senate Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.04.2013 | Denver

A bill that requires background checks for all gun sales and transfers in Colorado passed in Senate committee on Monday afternoon. The State, Veter...

Domestic Violence Gun Ban Passes State Senate Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

A bill that would prohibit a person who has been convicted of domestic violence or is the subject of a restraining order from possessing a firearm pas...

Man Charged For Threats To Lawmaker Over Gun Bills

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.04.2013 | Denver

Franklin Sain, the 42-year-old Colorado Springs man who was arrested for allegedly threatening Rep. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) over gun bills that she i...

Gun Rights Supporters Descend On Colorado Capitol

AP | IVAN MORENO and ALEXANDRA TILSLEY | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

By BY IVAN MORENO AND ALEXANDRA TILSLEY, ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- The battle over new firearm restrictions intensified in Colorado on Monday as h...

Gabrielle Giffords' Husband To Testify In Support Of Colo. Gun Control

AP | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

By By IVAN MORENO and ALEXANDRA TILSLEY, ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- The battle over new firearm restrictions intensified in Colorado on Monday as h...

Company Threatens To Move If Colorado Approves Gun Control Bill

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 03.03.2013 | Denver

ERIE, Colo. -- Unnoticed amid dozens of tract homes in the Denver suburbs, a nondescript industrial building is suddenly in the middle of the gun cont...

Gun-Rights Advocates Told To Crash Town Hall Meetings

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 05.02.2013 | Denver

A town hall meeting this week hosted by two state lawmakers in Louisville was organized "to discuss school funding and to answer questions," according...

Franklin Sain's Attorney Says Alleged Threats Are Free Speech

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.28.2013 | Denver

The attorney for Franklin Sain, the 42-year-old Colorado Springs man who was arrested last week for allegedly threatening Rep. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora...

Senate Committee Delays Gun Bills

AP | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee postponed its work Thursday on writing bills curbing guns, probably until next week. ...

John Celock

Lawmakers Advance Ban On Gun Control

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

A Missouri legislative committee Tuesday passed two bills that would ban the enforcement of any new federal gun control laws in the state. The Rep...

Christina Wilkie

WATCH: Heartbreaking Testimony From Sandy Hook Parent

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Neil Heslin, whose son Jesse McCord Lewis was killed in the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., gave moving testimony on Wednesday during a ...

Senate Panel Prepares For Emotional Testimony On Assault Weapons Ban

Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM AND PHILIP ELLIOTT, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Neil Heslin says it's all about his slain son, Jesse. Heslin, a 50-year-old ...