While both recall losses were disappointing for Colorado Democrats, the size of the margin in Giron’s race points to a bigger problem for state Dems.
Two Democratic state lawmakers who backed tighter gun laws in the aftermath of mass shootings have been kicked out of office in a recall election promoted by both grassroots activists and the National Rifle Association.
Two Democratic lawmakers who voted for new Colorado firearms restrictions faced the first legislative recalls in state history Tuesday, elections that tested popular support for gun limits in a state with a strong tradition embracing Second Amendment rights.
The NRA is increasing financial support with $250,000 to try to recall two Colorado Democratic lawmakers who voted for new gun restrictions this year.
Just when you thought the historic recall elections couldn’t get crazier, events this week proved to us all that it’s just getting started.
If the recall election of State Sen. John Morse moves forward, it will set up a national battle over gun control right here in our own backyard.
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
The editor of a Denver-area newspaper is receiving death threats for a column comparing the National Rifle Association to terrorists.
The gun lobby is preparing to fight gun control legislation they thought they had already defeated. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, says he’ll push again to get a background checks bill through the Senate.
From one point of view, the defeat of the background check bill in the U.S. Senate looks like a major victory for the NRA. But a closer look shows a very different political story than what we have been hearing.