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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A proposal to abolish Colorado’s death penalty will be one of the most emotional issues this legislative session – in part because lawmakers’ own stories are closely connected to the debate.
Lawmakers in Colorado continue to debate whether to ban the death penalty.
Fiercely debated ammunition limits have cleared Colorado’s Democratic Legislature and are on their way to the governor, who has said he’ll sign the measure into law.
A man accused of threatening a Colorado lawmaker who is pushing for stricter gun control measures told a judge he wants the charges against him dismissed.
A man accused of threatening a Colorado lawmaker who was pushing for stricter gun control measures appeared in court on Friday. Franklin Sain was also fired from his job.