Connecticut officials are setting aside millions of dollars to address backlogs in background checks that have soared into the thousands since the December school shooting in the state, which is one of several struggling with bottlenecks as people rush to buy guns ahead of new restrictions.
A company that makes ammunition magazines that will be banned under law says it’s moving forward with plans to leave Colorado.
New ammunition limits and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of emotional debates that has drawn attention from the White House as lawmakers try to address recent mass shootings.
A package of gun control measures began its lengthy and emotional route through Colorado’s Legislature on Friday, with the House approving limits on the size of ammunition magazines and expanding background checks after hours of fiery debate about how to stop gun violence.
A Colorado company is threatening to leave the state if a bill to ban high-capacity ammunition magazines becomes law.
Colorado’s long-anticipated gun control debate is getting underway at the state Capitol.