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Colorado Gun Sales

Matt Ferner

Background Checks Surged To All-Time High In This State

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Almost 400,000 people tried to buy firearms last year in Colorado, where historic new gun laws went into effect in July, The Denver Post first reporte...

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...

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...

Colorado Gun Shop Ends Assault Weapon, High-Capacity Magazine Sales

The Boulder Daily Camera | John Aguilar | Posted 03.13.2013 | Denver

LAFAYETTE -- "No regrets." That's how Jax Mercantile President Jim Quinlan feels three weeks after making a controversial decision to stop selling as...

Aurora Rep Wants Background Checks For Private Gun Sales

Posted 01.08.2013 | Denver

As the White House reportedly mulls even broader gun control measures in the wake of two of the bloodiest mass shootings in American history, the Dece...

Officer On Holmes Post-Shooting: 'He Just Looked At Me And Smiled, It Was A Smirk'

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | Denver

* Former student charged with killing 12 during Batman film * Prosecutors outline evidence against accused gunman * Poli...

Holmes Hearing Offers Glimpse Into The Horror Of The Aurora Shooting

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

* Former student charged with killing 12 during Batman film * Prosecutors outline evidence against accused gunman * Offi...

Gun Sales Surge, But Fewer Excited Gun-Buyers In Colo., Conn.

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- People who lived in the two states that saw the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012 were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at ...

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...

Hick Seeks To Limit Gun Sales To Mentally Ill

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2013 | Denver

* Proposal seeks to bolster background checks for gun buyers * Plan prompted by movie theater shooting rampage in July B...

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...