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An ammunition magazine from Magpul (credit: CBS)

VP Biden Lobbies As Colorado Approves Gun-Control Measures

Colorado Democrats advanced ammunition limits, expanded background checks, and other gun measures during a debate that drew the attention of Vice President Joe Biden, who called four lawmakers.

02/16/2013

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

VP Lobbies As Colorado Approves Gun Control Measures

A package of Democratic gun control measures began moving through the Colorado Legislature Friday, with Vice President Joe Biden personally phoning four lawmakers from his Colorado ski vacation to speed along the emotional debate.

02/15/2013

The Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Battle Over Gun Control Goes To Colorado House Floor

Kicking off a long, emotional debate about guns, Colorado lawmakers clashed Friday over setting limits on the size of ammunition magazines, a proposal in a package of Democratic bills responding to mass shootings at an Aurora movie theater and a Connecticut elementary school.

02/15/2013

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Dems’ Gun-Control Bills Moving Quickly In Colorado

A Democratic gun-control package including ammunition limits and expanded background checks is moving quickly through the Colorado Legislature, where GOP attempts to stall a mammoth debate on the gun controls were quashed Thursday.

02/14/2013

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Insanity Pleas Would Be Tougher Under Colorado Bill

Lawmakers in Colorado are considering a measure that would make it tougher for defendants to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.

02/12/2013

NRA President David Keene and Colorado Senate President John Morse shake hands before their meeting on Thursday. (credit: CBS)

NRA President Meets With State House Leadership To Discuss Gun Control

The president of the National Rifle Association is calling many of the gun control proposals in the state Capitol “feel good measures.”

02/07/2013

Demonstrators on both sides of the issue speak at the rally on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

100 Gun Rights Activists Greeted Colorado Lawmakers At State Capitol

About 100 gun rights activists greeted Colorado lawmakers at the state Capitol before the 2013 state legislative session on Wednesday.

01/10/2013

Demonstrators on both sides of the issue speak at the rally on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Pro-Gun Rally Greets Returning Colorado Lawmakers

Gun owners gathered outside Colorado’s Capitol Wednesday as lawmakers convened inside with promises to take up gun-related measures this session.

01/09/2013

Fmr. House Speaker Frank McNulty shakes hands with 2013 House Speaker Mark Ferrandino (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s 1st Gay Speaker Takes Gavel

Colorado’s first gay House speaker has taken control, less than a year after Republicans used their former majority to block civil unions for same-sex couples.

01/09/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Begin 120-Day Session

Democrats take complete control of Colorado’s legislature Wednesday when they gavel the 2013 lawmaking session to order.

01/09/2013

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