Democratic state Sen. Morgan Carroll became the second woman in Colorado history Wednesday to be selected Senate president, a position that became available with the recall ouster last month of former Sen. John Morse over new gun restrictions.
Two Republicans were sworn in Thursday to replace the Colorado Senate Democrats they defeated in historic recalls over new gun restrictions.
Gun control advocates say the National Rifle Association-aided recall of two Colorado legislators who backed new gun restrictions will make it harder to revive stalled efforts in Congress to tighten firearm laws.
Colorado’s governor says he’ll have to do a better job of getting the facts out there when it comes to gun control laws after two legislators lost their recall elections.
While both recall losses were disappointing for Colorado Democrats, the size of the margin in Giron’s race points to a bigger problem for state Dems.
Two Democratic state lawmakers who backed tighter gun laws in the aftermath of mass shootings have been kicked out of office in a recall election promoted by both grassroots activists and the National Rifle Association.
Two Democratic lawmakers who voted for new Colorado firearms restrictions faced the first legislative recalls in state history Tuesday, elections that tested popular support for gun limits in a state with a strong tradition embracing Second Amendment rights.
Gov. John Hickenlooper issued a last-minute warning Monday against any attempts to disrupt Colorado’s first legislative recall election.
In a state darkened by the shadow of nightmarish mass shootings, two Colorado lawmakers who voted in favor of new firearms restrictions are fighting to keep their jobs.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is asking Colorado’s attorney general to look into what he calls a political stunt by a Republican activist who switched his residency so he could vote in the recall election of Senate President John Morse of Colorado Springs.