Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police
Colorado Democrats gave initial approval to expanding background checks on firearm purchases Tuesday, as well as setting new ammunition limits, starting an intense debate over stricter gun laws that drew hundreds to the state Capitol.
Democrats pushed for new ammunition limits and more background checks on firearm purchases Tuesday as hundreds of people went to the state Capitol to listen or partake in the intensifying debate over stricter gun laws.
Immigrant rights advocates say a 2006 Colorado law requiring police to report suspected illegal immigrants has resulted in detentions for low-level crimes and longer jail stays.
A proposal to allow Colorado business owners and employees to use deadly force against suspected intruders faces its toughest test yet in the state Senate on Monday.
Colorado voters will decide this fall whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use when the state becomes the second in the nation to put such a proposal on ballots this year.
A proposal to make permits optional for carrying concealed weapons in Colorado has met its end.
Marijuana conference ads on Denver-area buses have law enforcement groups complaining they promote illegal drug use.