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How We Can Save Lives During a Mass Shooting

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 06.17.2016 | Crime
Amy Dardashtian

As we see the casualties mount with each new shooting, the one question gun advocates and gun opponents should both be asking, is: is there a way to save even one life, without threatening each person's ability to defend their own?

Repeal Effort Of State's Strict Gun Control Laws Fails

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

Colorado's controversial ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines larger than 15 rounds will remain law after a House Democrats killed an effort to r...

State's Sheriffs Refuse To Enforce New Gun Laws

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Many of Colorado's elected sheriffs are refusing to enforce new gun laws passed in the state, including universal background checks and a ban on high-...

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...

Magpul... Still In Colorado?

The Boulder Daily Camera | John Aguilar | Posted 12.18.2013 | Denver

ERIE -- It was a high-profile announcement that generated a flurry of headlines across the state and the nation. State Rep. Lori Saine, R-Dacono, rea...

GOP Lawmaker's Gun-Toting Family Photo That May Horrifies 'Metrosexual Liberals'

Posted 07.26.2013 | Denver

A 2011 family photo of State Sen. Greg Brophy (R-Wray), who has announced a run for Colorado governor, recently got renewed attention when ColoradoPol...

Colorado Sheriffs Happy With AG's Decision To Issue Guidelines On Gun Law

The Greeley Tribune | Whitney Phillips | Posted 09.10.2013 | Denver

As Colorado sheriffs move forward with their lawsuit to have new state gun laws declared unconstitutional, the attorney general has agreed to issue gu...

State's Strict New Gun Control Laws Go Into Effect

Posted 07.01.2013 | Denver

Colorado's sweeping new gun control legislation signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper in March finally goes into effect today. Universal backgr...

Gun Owners Say Goodbye To High-Capacity Magazines

The Greeley Tribune | Trenton Sperry | Posted 08.30.2013 | Denver

BRIGGSDALE -- Amid bursts of near and distant gunfire, Ray Sanchez looked down his rangefinder and told the man lying prone with his rifle the bad new...

1,500 Ammo Magazines Given Away In Protest Of Gun Control Laws

Posted 06.27.2013 | Denver

On July 1, Colorado's sweeping new gun control laws will go into effect, but ammo magazine manufacturer Magpul isn't going to let that day arrive with...

Gun Accessory Maker Sells Out Of 30-Round 'Free Colorado' Magazines

The Boulder Daily Camera | John Aguilar | Posted 08.06.2013 | Denver

Erie-based weapons accessory maker Magpul Industries put on sale this week a 30-round ammunition magazine bearing the inscribed logo "Free Colorado" a...

Senate Panel Advances High-Capacity Gun Magazine Ban

Posted 05.21.2013 | Chicago

After hearing emotional testimony from family members of victims in the Sandy Hook school shooting, the Senate Executive Committee on Monday advanced ...

Colorado Sheriffs Sue Over New State Gun Laws

Posted 05.20.2013 | Denver

Nearly all of Colorado's county sheriffs have signed onto a federal lawsuit against the state of Colorado arguing that the new laws pushed by Democrat...

A Mother's Day of Action to Protect Children From Gun Violence

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The "Faces of Courage" campaign is focused on honoring gun violence victims and their families -- and taking action so fewer mothers who are celebrating Mother's Day this weekend will be mourning their own children next year and in years to come.

Weld Commissioners 'Appalled' At New Gun Laws, Vote To Block Them

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 07.02.2013 | Denver

Weld County commissioners on Wednesday added their voices to the national debate on gun control, initially passing an ordinance that prohibits the boa...

Ammo Magazine Maker Begins Manufacturing Outside Of Colorado

The Boulder Daily Camera | John Aguilar | Posted 06.30.2013 | Denver

Magpul Industries, the Erie-based ammunition magazine maker that pledged to leave Colorado after gun control legislation was signed into law in March,...

The Myth of a Gun "Intensity Gap"

Margie Omero | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Margie Omero

In the wake of the failure of the Senate to pass even a modest background check bill, many around the country are still scratching their heads. How co...

Hate Universal Background Checks? Meet the Gun Score

Adam Levin | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
Adam Levin

Maybe we should create a risk assessment tool for gun worthiness. In all seriousness, shouldn't all Americans -- especially those who manufacture and sell guns -- welcome the prospect of better predictability given the news of late?

Lost in Boston's Carnage...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The Senate fails the nation....

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

More Than 3,300 Gun Deaths Since Newtown; Faith Leaders Say 'Enough'

Jim Wallis | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Today, on the National Mall, I stood with fellow faith leaders, including clergy from Newtown, to remember lives lost at Sandy Hook elementary school and the 3,364 gun deaths that have happened since.

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...

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Tries Campaign Tactic

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The anti-gun violence group launched by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is rolling out a vote-scoring system for gun bills that's simil...