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Dave Kopel

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Deadly Brawl Is Latest Test Of Self-Defense Laws

A Colorado prosecutor said he’s frustrated that the state’s “Make My Day” law prevents him from charging a man who killed an acquaintance during a drunken brawl that spilled into his home, becoming the latest test to self-defense gun laws nationwide.

06/18/2014

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa stands with other Colorado sheriffs on May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Sheriffs Suing Over Gun Control Measures

Most of Colorado’s elected sheriffs are trying to strike new gun restrictions with a federal lawsuit against the state that argues the laws violate the right to bear arms.

05/17/2013

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Panel Would Study Gun Restrictions On Mentally Ill

A panel would study firearm restrictions on the mentally ill and those suffering from substance abuse in Colorado under a proposal unveiled Friday that’s heavily scaled back from what a Democratic lawmaker initially wanted to do.

04/12/2013

Gov. Hickenlooper signs gun control bills into law on Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

Legal Challenge Already Planned To Gun Control Laws

There are already legal challenges being planned to two of the gun control bills signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday.

03/20/2013

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