Rhonda Fields

Franklin Sain in court on May 20 (credit: CBS)

Man Accused Of Threatening Rep. Fields Pleads Not Guilty

A man accused of threatening a state lawmaker over her stance on gun control entered a not guilty plea on Monday.

05/20/2013

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

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