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Both Colorado Senators Support Renewed Background Check Effort

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.

05/05/2013

Pres. Obama talks gun control during a visit to Colorado on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

The Failed Politics of the U.S. Background Check Bill

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.

04/19/2013

President Barack Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Gun rights activists rally at the state Capitol on Friday (credit: CBS)

Gun Rights At Heart Of Rally At State Capitol

More than 100 people rallied on the steps of the state Capitol to show their support for the Second Amendment and their opposition to gun control measures.

02/08/2013

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

David Keene (credit: CBS)

NRA Chief In Colorado: Gun Controls Won’t Pass Congress

The head of the National Rifle Association was in Denver Thursday to meet with Colorado’s governor and state lawmakers.

02/07/2013

Jeanne Assam (credit: CBS)

Guard Who Shot Gunman In 2007 Says NRA Idea Has Merit

After the recent mass shooting in a Connecticut, a Colorado woman who confronted and shot an armed gunman in 2007 in Colorado Springs says she supports putting a uniformed cop in schools.

12/25/2012

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Survivors, Family Of Victims Of Gun Violence Demand Plan Of Action

The survivors and family members of victims of the Aurora theater shooting and Columbine High School shooting demanded a plan of action at the state Capitol on Friday.

12/21/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Opinion: Gun Reform

In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.

12/19/2012

Sandy Hook School

Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

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