Colorado legislators gave initial approval Wednesday to three bills designed to increase oversight on law enforcement after high-profile cases alleging excessive force in the state and nationwide.
Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for firearm sales conducted online and between private sellers, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.
Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for gun purchases between private sellers conducted online and in person, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.
Colorado legislators unveiled legislation to increase oversight on law enforcement, including expanding the use of body cameras and collecting data on fatal confrontations.
Republicans in the Colorado Senate used their new majority to pass legislation Monday that would repeal a limit on the size of ammunition magazines – a law widely despised by their party and the impetus for the recall of two Democratic state senators.
Colorado Republicans advanced one of their last efforts to repeal recent gun control laws Monday, approving a bill to undo a 15-round limit on ammunition magazines even though it faces certain death in the Democrat-controlled House.
Gun proponents are attempting to repeal Colorado’s 15-round ammunition limit and they’re pointing to a CBS4 investigation to prove a point.
A CBS4 Investigation has found Coloradans are circumventing the state’s controversial ban on high capacity gun magazines in numerous ways both basic and clever.
A federal judge upheld Colorado gun restrictions that were enacted in response to 2012 mass shootings, saying Thursday that limiting the size of ammunition magazines and expanding background checks on firearm purchases are constitutional acts.
Weld County authorities say two teens exchanged a handgun at Mead High School but there’s no indication they were planning to commit any violence at the school.