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High Capacity Magazine Ban

Sandy Hook Shooter Used High-Capacity Magazines From Colo. Manufacturer

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business

The high-capacity 30-round magazines that Adam Lanza used in the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre last December -- killing 26 people, including 2...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Bloomberg Spends Big Money To Save Colorado Democrats | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the most vocal proponents of stricter gun laws in America, donated $350,000 to the two Dem...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Colorado Democrat Facing Recall Vows To Defeat Gun Lobby | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Colorado's state legislature considered landmark gun control measures this year to reduce gun violence, state Sen. Angela Giron (D-Pu...

Another Colo. Lawmaker Faces Recall Over Support Of Gun Control Laws

Posted 06.25.2013 | Denver

A recall effort targeting Sen. Angela Giron (D-Pueblo) moved forward Monday when enough gathered petition signatures were verified by the Colorado se...

County Commissioners Vote To Ignore State's New Gun Laws

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 08.10.2013 | Denver

Weld County commissioners this morning approved a gun ordinance that aims to protect the Second Amendment rights of Weld residents in the face of new ...

2nd Colorado Lawmaker Faces Recall Over New Gun Control Laws

Posted 06.10.2013 | Denver

A second Colorado lawmaker is facing a possible recall over her support of the sweeping new gun control laws that were signed into law earlier this ye...

Lawmakers Who Supported New Gun Laws Facing Recall Bids

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.28.2013 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A Democratic campaign office here usually would be quiet this time of year, a few weeks after the state's legislature wrapp...

No Social Security Cuts

Brent Budowsky | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Democrats should fight for jobs programs and pay equity for women, not fight to cut Social Security. Democrats should realize that when the winds of national opinion are at our back, it is folly to sail against these winds and disaster to downsize the legacy of our party.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Key Gun Measures Fail In Senate Vote | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats helped Senate Republicans defeat major reforms to reduce gun violence Wednesday, including bans on certain assault weapons and...

High Capacity Magazines - The Key Means of Massacre for Mass Murderers Must be Banned

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

I'm offering an amendment to the Senate's gun violence prevention measure that would ban high-capacity magazines, a common-sense proposal that a majority of Americans support. Passing this amendment is not only the right thing to do, it's the smart thing to do.

Gun Control: The Manchin-Toomey Bill Will Be Ineffective in Reducing Inner City Gun Violence

John Bruhns | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
John Bruhns

Mass shootings are heartbreaking and tragic, but they are not as prevalent as the killings that occur daily across American inner cities. Politicians seem to only focus on high-profile tragedies when they are presented with a public demand to get something done that might actually benefit the American people.

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...

Another State Moves Forward On Gun Control Laws

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

(Adds comment from opponent) By Scott Malone BOSTON, April 9 (Reuters) - Rhode Island's independent governor and Democr...

Reducing Gun Violence Means Standing Up to the Gun Lobby

Rep. Diana DeGette | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Rep. Diana DeGette

The gun lobby will take every opportunity to intimidate, and to attempt to silence, anyone with the courage of conviction to stand up and fight to keep our families safe.

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...

Some Colorado Sheriffs Oppose More Gun Control, Speak Out

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | Denver

DENVER — With President Barack Obama visiting Colorado to discuss gun control, some of the state's sheriffs are speaking out against more restri...

Shooting Match Canceled Over State's New Gun Control Laws

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Denver

MONTROSE, Colo. — A regional shooting competition that would have brought hundreds of people to Colorado has become the latest casualty of the s...

Colorado Lawmakers Approve Sweeping Gun Control Measures

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 13 (Reuters) - Both chambers of the majority Democratic Colorado legislature approved a package of four...

Colorado's Gun Control Bills Poised To Become Law

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.13.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Fiercely debated ammunition limits cleared Colorado's Democratic Legislature on Wednesday and were on their way to the governor, who ha...

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...

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...

Colorado Passes Four Controversial Gun-Control Measures

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 04.20.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Limits on the size of ammunition magazines and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of ...

Colorado Passes Four Bold Gun Control Measures

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 02.18.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A package of gun control measures won initial approval in Colorado's Democratic-controlled House Friday night, with Vice President Joe Biden...

NRA Ad: Without High-Capacity Magazines, How Will You Defend Against 'Madmen'?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association released a new ad this week, accusing supporters of a ban on high-capacity magazines of pushing a hypocritical and elit...

Key Gun Control Measure Introduced In Senate

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) introduced legislation on Tuesday designed to ban the sale of high-capacity magazines capable of carrying more than 10 ...