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Police Unions Push For Medical Coverage Of PTSD

Police unions across the U.S. are pushing for officers to be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits if they suffer post-traumatic stress disorder, whether they got it from the general stress of police work or from responding to a deadly shooting rampage.

05/16/2014

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Colorado Gun Group Sues Gov. Hickenlooper

Colorado’s largest state-based gun lobby has filed a lawsuit against Gov. John Hickenlooper in hopes of overturning what it says is unconstitutional legislation.

09/17/2013

A police officer raises his gun at a member of the media who walked onto the Washington Naval Yard property September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. A defense contractor named Aaron Alexis allegedly killed at least 12 people yesterday during a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard before being killed by police; his motive is still unclear.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Colorado, Connecticut Gun Activists Go To DC After Shooting

Relatives of victims of two recent high-profile mass shootings in the U.S., the Colorado movie theater rampage and the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, traveled with activists to Washington on Tuesday to lobby again for gun control.

09/17/2013

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Colorado Recall Stifles Gun Effort In Congress

Gun control advocates say the National Rifle Association-aided recall of two Colorado legislators who backed new gun restrictions will make it harder to revive stalled efforts in Congress to tighten firearm laws.

09/14/2013

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Aurora, Newtown Relatives Campaign In Colorado Recall

Campaigning in Colorado’s first legislative recall election is picking up.

09/04/2013

CBS4's Kathy Walsh sat down with the staff at CU Hospital who treated victims of the theater shootings (credit: CBS)

Meet The CU Hospital Heroes During The Aurora Theater Shooting Night

Fifty-eight patients were rushed to hospitals across the city and 23 of them went to University of Colorado Hospital. CBS4’s Kathy Walsh sat down with some of the doctors and nurses who saved so many lives.

07/19/2013

A gunman opened fire on people attending "The Dark Knight Rises" debut at the Century 16 theaters at the Aurora Mall on July 20, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Have Aurora, Newtown Affected Screen Violence?

It was a year ago this week that the sickening sound of gunfire rang out at a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo.

07/16/2013

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State Gun Laws Take Effect As Debate Continues

New limits on ammunition magazines and universal background check requirements take effect in Colorado on Monday, even as county sheriffs fight to overturn the signature pieces of state Democrats’ gun control legislation.

06/30/2013

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Hunters’ Group Tries To Chart New Course On Guns

Gaspar Perricone got a child-size .22-caliber rifle for his first birthday. In high school, he went duck hunting before class and stowed his shotgun in his pickup

04/19/2013

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Obama Chooses Colorado As Spot To Press For Gun Measures

In danger of losing congressional momentum, President Barack Obama is drawing attention to Colorado’s newly passed gun control laws as he applies public pressure on Congress to pass similar federal measures.

04/03/2013

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