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Castle Rock Counting Ballots In ‘Open Carry’ Special Election

The ballots are being counted in Castle Rock for the special election that will determine whether firearms can be carried openly in town buildings and parks.

08/20/2014

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Castle Rock Voters Decide Future Of Open Carry Law

Voters in Castle Rock are deciding who gets to say whether people are allowed to openly carry firearms in public spaces.

08/18/2014

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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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Bill To Repeal Ammo Magazine Limits Rejected

Democrats rejected a Republican attempt to repeal restrictions on the size of ammunition magazines in Colorado.

02/10/2014

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Lawmakers Hear Arguments Over Colorado’s Gun Laws

Lawmakers heard arguments over one of Colorado’s new gun laws Monday night.

02/03/2014

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GOP To Revisit Colorado Gun Laws In Upcoming Session

The Republican leader in the Colorado House says his party will try to overturn or change the gun restrictions Democrats passed earlier this year.

12/29/2013

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Rally Held At State Capitol To Change Gun Laws Nationwide

Colorado recently passed controversial new gun control laws and now the state is being used as a model to change gun laws nationwide.

10/26/2013

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Colorado Congress Members Sponsor Bills Tightening Gun Laws

The shooting in Connecticut has put gun control in the spotlight, and now President Barack Obama is launching a new effort aimed at curbing gun violence as two Colorado Congress members sponsor bills to tighten gun laws.

12/19/2012

SANFORD, FL - MARCH 25: Supporters gather during a candelight vigil at a memorial to Trayvon Martin outside The Retreat at Twin Lakes community where Trayvon was shot and killed by George Michael Zimmerman while on neighborhood watch patrol on March 25, 2012 in Sanford, Florida. Participants planted a cross at the site to honor Martin. Rev. Jesse Jackson will lead a march in Sanford tomorrow. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Political Ramifications of Trayvon Martin Shooting

One of the first areas where politicians will feel pressure is in the area of racial politics, meaning laws regarding racial profiling and hate crimes. Some legal pundits are already talking about how Zimmerman, the man who shot Martin, may face a hate crime charge.

03/26/2012

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