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Background Checks

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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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Colorado Private Eye Bill Clears Senate

Another attempt in Colorado to require private investigators to get state licenses is being debated at the state Capitol.

04/17/2014

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Colorado’s Gun Laws At Center Of Lawsuit

A federal judge is deliberating a lawsuit over two of Colorado’s new gun laws.

04/10/2014

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Colorado Gun Laws Argued In Federal Court

Colorado’s new gun restrictions went on trial Monday as Second Amendment advocates seek to overturn the laws on grounds that they violate constitutional rights to keep and bear arms.

03/31/2014

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GOP Critical Of New Colorado Background Check Data

Defending newly enacted laws that require background checks for private and online gun sales, Colorado Democrats last month relied on a statistic that they said indicated 6,200 new checks were done in the first six months.

03/03/2014

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Colorado Background Check Data Doesn’t Tell Whole Story

Supporters of universal background checks for firearms purchases in Colorado cite the 104 denials for gun buys as evidence the new law is working.

02/06/2014

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Poll: Hickenlooper Has Lead Over Challengers

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper holds a comfortable lead over his potential Republican challengers, and 52 percent of Colorado voters approve of his job performance, according to a poll released Wednesday.

02/05/2014

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Bill To Repeal New Colorado Background Checks Fails

Democrats rejected an attempt Monday to repeal new background checks for private and online firearm sales in Colorado, arguing the law adopted last year in the wake of mass shootings is preventing criminals from buying guns.

02/04/2014

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