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.
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.
Colorado Democrats say they have a nonpartisan plan to update antiquated election law when it comes to recall elections.
A decision by Castle Rock’s city council to repeal the ban on concealed weapons has now been put on hold.
Concealed-gun permit holders would have greater flexibility to renew their permits under a bill awaiting the signature of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.
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.
Conceal-carry firearm holders would have greater flexibility to renew their permits under a bill given initial approval by Colorado lawmakers.
Democrats stopped another Republican bill that tried to repeal limits on the size of ammunition magazines.
Colorado’s public schools would be allowed to permit teachers to carry concealed weapons under a bill up for discussion Tuesday in the Legislature.
A bill to repeal last year’s restrictions on the size of ammunition magazines in Colorado is up for a vote.