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.
After a no-holds-barred White House push for sweeping gun control legislation across the country, Democrats have racked up only one victory outside the ideologically friendly confines of the northeast.
The Colorado Senate planned to debate a measure Wednesday to encourage more businesses to allow patrons to carry concealed weapons.
Two survivors of the Aurora theater shooting are expected to testify before a subcommittee of a Connecticut legislative task force looking into gun violence prevention and school safety in response to the deadly Newtown school shooting.
The Colorado sheriff whose county includes the movie theater where 12 people were killed says law-enforcement officers have no right to ignore gun-control laws unless the courts rule them unconstitutional.
Colorado lawmakers are focused on school safety following the shooting in Newtown, Conn., and on Friday they got feedback from some of those closest to the issue.
Colorado Republicans want to require businesses to provide armed security if patrons aren’t allowed to carry their own firearms.
A bearded, disheveled James Holmes, the man accused of going on the deadly theater rampage, didn’t appear to show any emotion as officers testified Monday in a packed courtroom.
Police officers who arrested James Holmes after the Colorado movie theater massacre described on Monday the suspected gunman, clad in body armor, as unusually relaxed but fidgety at times.
People who lived in the two states that saw the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012 were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at the end of the year than those in most other states.