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Colorado Background Checks

New Background Check Law Helped Keep Guns From Criminals

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Colorado's new background checks law is working, according to recent stats released by the state's Department of Public Safety. The latest data pub...

Judge: Sheriffs Cannot Sue State Over Gun Control Laws

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A federal judge in Denver dismissed part of the lawsuit dozens of Colorado sheriffs filed against the state in May arguing that the gun control laws p...

Morse Recall Debate Mired By Cyber Censorship

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 08.19.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. The Colorado Secretary of State announced this week that 10,137 of the more than 16,000 signatures col...

Gun Sales Soar In Colorado As Gun Control Laws Pass

Posted 05.21.2013 | Denver

As Colorado lawmakers passed historic and sweeping gun control laws during the first quarter of the year, gun sales surged, breaking new records in th...

Udall: Supporters Of Universal Background Checks Not Giving Up

The Boulder Daily Camera | Camera Staff | Posted 06.19.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Supporters of nationwide universal background checks for gun buyers aren't giving up despite a defeat in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Mark Udall sa...

'We Are Pro-Gun... But We Are Also Mothers And Fathers'

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 04.19.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Gaspar Perricone got a child-size .22-caliber rifle for his first birthday. In high school, he went duck hunting before class and stowed his...

Colorado Sheriffs Plan Lawsuit To Block Gun Control Laws

Posted 04.10.2013 | Denver

Over half of Colorado's elected sheriffs are planning a lawsuit to overturn the state's recently-passed gun restrictions. The Denver Post reports t...

Obama Presses For Gun Control In Colorado

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

BY JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- In danger of losing congressional momentum, President Barack Obama is drawing attention to Colo...

Hickenlooper To Sign Gun Control Bills

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.18.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign legislation Wednesday that sets limits on ammunition magazines and expands background checks ...

Legislature Passes Landmark Expansion Of Background Checks

AP | KRISTEN WYATT and IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.15.2013 | Denver

DENVER — A landmark expansion of background checks on firearm purchases was approved Friday by lawmakers in Colorado, a politically moderate sta...

Gun Background Checks In 2012 Shatter Previous Records In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.15.2013 | Denver

2012 was a good year to be in the gun business in Colorado. According to a new report by The Denver Post, background checks in Colorado surged in 2012...

Delays In Gun Background Checks Grow As Gun Sales Soar In Colo.

Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

Background checks for firearm purchases in Colorado have continued to spike over the holidays further overwhelming an already maxed out system and add...

Colorado's Gun Sale Background Check System Maxed Out

Posted 12.28.2012 | Denver

A surge in background checks for firearm purchases in Colorado has caused the Colorado Bureau of Investigation's background check system to be overwhe...

Colorado Sets A New Record

Posted 02.16.2013 | Denver

This weekend, in the immediate 48-hour aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Colorado set yet another record for background check su...