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Colorado Gun Control

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...

Colorado Dem Quickly Backs Off New Gun Control Proposal

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 04.05.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A Colorado Democrat who wanted to prevent individuals suspected of posing a threat from possessing a gun quickly backed off that plan after ...

Legislature Weighs Gun Ban For People Who Pose Threat

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 06.04.2013 | Denver

By IVAN MORENO, ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- Legislation that would block people who are suspected of being dangerous from possessing a gun is expect...

Gun Control Finds Unlikely Savior Close To GOP Heart

Howard Fineman | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Howard Fineman

WASHINGTON -- Let's hear a round of applause for the Founding Fathers, those dead white men whom conservatives love to lionize. Had it not been for th...

Denver Cops Speak Out Against Gun Control As Obama Visits Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.03.2013 | Denver

President Barack Obama is back in Colorado Wednesday to pressure Congress to pass federal gun control measures similar to those recently passed in the...

Gun Lobbyist: 'Next Election Is The Time To Hunt Democrats'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

The leader of a radical Colorado gun rights organization has compared the opening of deer season to the next political election in his state. Speak...

Colorado Lawmakers Wouldn't Agree To This Gun Ban

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.25.2013 | College

Colorado tightened its gun laws last week when Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) signed three bills that limit ammunition magazines, require universal backgr...

Christina Wilkie

Colorado Governor Deals Blow To NRA | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) signed three major gun control measures into law on Wednesday morning, just hours after the state's ...

Colorado Sheriff: I 'Won't Bother Enforcing' New Gun-Control Measures

AP | Posted 03.18.2013 | Denver

GREELEY, Colo. -- A Colorado sheriff says he won't enforce two aggressive gun-control measures waiting to be signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper...

Gun Control Legislators Face Colorado Recall

Renee Parsons | Posted 05.15.2013 | Denver
Renee Parsons

As the Colorado General Assembly moves to become the second state to adopt gun control legislation since the Newtown tragedy, the BFDF has set its sights on recalling the president of the State Senate and at least two other legislators.

El Paso County Sheriff Says He'll Ignore Some Gun Laws

Posted 03.15.2013 | Denver

The gun debate hasn't cooled or subsided yet in Colorado since the Legislature passed a series of bills aimed at reducing gun violence, but lately the...

Drone Filibuster Overtaken by Gun Debate in Colorado

David Dent | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics
David Dent

You can't view gun control through the easy red-blue lens in Colorado, reflecting the purple wave in partisan logic in many corners of the state where both parties appear to be losing solid blocks of support. The emerging portrait indicates that Colorado will easily remain a swing state in 2016.

Strict Gun Measures Win Partial Victory In State

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Lawmakers advanced Colorado's strictest gun proposals in recent memory, during marathon debate in a state caught between a history of horrif...

Day Of Reckoning For Colorado Gun Bills

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.08.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado's most sweeping gun control package in memory advanced Friday, with expanded background checks and other limits winning approv...

State Senator's Comments To Rape Victim Criticized

Posted 03.05.2013 | Denver

Colorado State Senator Evie Hudak has been taking heat for comments she made to a survivor of rape who was testifying against a campus concealed-carry...

Committee Passes Bill Requiring Gun Background Check Fee

Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

The State Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee passed a measure Monday evening requiring gun buyers to pay a mandatory background check fee. T...

Liability-For-Guns Bill Moves Forward

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver

A Senate committee passed a bill late Monday night to make sellers and manufacturers of assault-style weapons liable for crimes committed with the gun...

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...

Lawmakers Get Violent Emails Over Gun Control

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 03.02.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The weekend after a heated debate over gun control, Colorado state Rep. Rhonda Fields was flooded with emails, including some she later told...

Colorado Governor: Universal Background Checks Are Highest Priority

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.25.2013 | Denver

On Sunday's edition of CBS's "Face The Nation," Gov. John Hickenlooper said that on gun control policy, universal background checks for all gun purcha...

CO Legislator Says "We're So Close" to the Point Where Someone Will Have to "Pry" His "Cold Dead Hands" Away From His Gun

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Conservative talk radio is reverberating with misrepresentation, confusion and falsehoods about the gun safety legislation moving through the State Legislature. Now would be a good time for fact-based listeners to straighten out the hype-based hosts.

CU-Colo. Springs Calls For 'Urinating, Vomiting' As Rape Defense

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.19.2013 | Denver

CORRECTION: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs says that the original page in question published on their website was published in 2006, not 2...

Colorado Passes Four Strict Gun-Control Measures

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Denver

DENVER, Feb 18 (Reuters) - The Democratic-controlled Colorado House of Representatives on Monday formally approved a package of strict gun-control m...