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El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa stands with other Colorado sheriffs on May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Sheriffs Suing Over Gun Control Measures

Most of Colorado’s elected sheriffs are trying to strike new gun restrictions with a federal lawsuit against the state that argues the laws violate the right to bear arms.

05/17/2013

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Man Accused Of Threatening Rep. Fields Gets 30-Day Delay To Make Plea

There’s been a 30-day delay in the case of a man accused of threatening a state lawmaker.

04/22/2013

CBS4's Howard Nathan talks with DU Law Professor David Kopel (credit: CBS)

DU Law Professor To Help Lawsuit Against New Gun Control Laws

According to David Kopel, a constitutional law professor at the University of Denver, background checks violate the U.S. Constitution.

04/14/2013

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Pot Driving Limits Bill Wins Unanimous Approval In State House

A long-simmering marijuana driving debate in Colorado appears to be nearing an end. The state House gave unanimous approval Tuesday to a bill setting pot blood limits for drivers.

04/02/2013

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New Bills In Colorado Aim To Reign In Powerful HOAs

On Wednesday Republicans and Democrats at the state Capitol joined forces to announce a package of bills that they say will protect consumers from their HOAs.

03/27/2013

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Final Death Penalty Repeal Bill Shelved In Colorado

The death penalty is staying in Colorado at least for another year. That’s after a state House committee shelved the lone remaining bill that could lead to repealing the punishment.

03/27/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs gun bills into law in March 2013. (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Landmark Gun Bills

Colorado’s governor signed bills Wednesday that place new restrictions on firearms, signaling a change for Democrats who have traditionally shied away from gun control in a state with a pioneer tradition of gun ownership and self-reliance.

03/20/2013

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Death Penalty Repeal Debate On Hold In Colorado

Colorado’s debate over repealing the death penalty will stay on hold, for now, after a state House committee decided Wednesday to delay a ballot measure on doing away with the punishment.

03/20/2013

Tom Clements, right, with Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: youtube)

State Lawmakers In Shock After Murder Of Tom Clements

State lawmakers are in a state of shock after the announcement that the executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections had been shot and killed.

03/20/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Debate Death Penalty Repeal

Abolishing the death penalty in Colorado will get an initial vote in the state House on Tuesday, as debate on the issue begins in the Legislature.

03/19/2013

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