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Bill To Require Background Checks On Youth Sports Proposed Once Again At State Capitol

State lawmakers are once again debating a bill to require background checks for volunteers with youth sports organizations. It’s the second time around for the bill that was introduced and killed earlier this year.

04/16/2015

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Bill To Repeal Background Checks For Private Gun Sales Fails

Democrats rejected a Republican attempt to repeal new background-check requirements for private guns sales in Colorado.

04/13/2015

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Republicans Push For Major Changes To Colorado Gun Laws

Republicans get their last chance of the year Monday to change Colorado’s firearm laws. Lawmakers will consider several proposals, including two bills to eliminate gun-control measures passed by Democrats in 2013.

04/13/2015

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Colorado Senate Approves Repeal Of New Gun Background Checks

Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for firearm sales conducted online and between private sellers, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.

03/25/2015

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Colorado Senate Approves Repeal Of New Gun Background Checks

Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for gun purchases between private sellers conducted online and in person, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.

03/24/2015

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Colorado Rejects Background Checks For Youth Sports Leagues

Colorado senators have rejected an ambitious plan to start the nation’s first requirement for criminal background checks for people who work for youth sports organizations.

01/28/2015

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Colorado Mulls Background Checks For Youth Sports Leagues

Colorado is considering becoming the first state to require background checks for people who work for youth sports organizations.

01/28/2015

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Colorado Gun Law Relies On Flawed Estimate

A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.

07/25/2014

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Marijuana Changes Mulled By State Health Board

New rules for the medical marijuana program in Colorado are under consideration by the state Board of Health Wednesday.

07/16/2014

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Parents Of Aurora Victims Slam Rep. Mike Coffman

The parents of two people killed in the Aurora theater shooting Wednesday criticized Republican Rep. Mike Coffman for not supporting a federal law to mandate background checks for all people who buy guns.

04/23/2014

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