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.
There’s been a lot of support for a Colorado lawmaker who became the target of death threats over her stance on gun control issues.
Lawmakers are becoming the target of aggressive and sometimes threating emails and phone calls as the debate over stricter gun laws escalates in state capitols.
The lawyer for a business executive whose company suspended him after he was arrested for making threats against a state legislator says his client was just exercising his right to free speech.
A man suspected of threatening a Democratic state lawmaker has been suspended by the company in which he is the chief operating officer.
Denver police say an executive of a technology services consulting firm is responsible for threatening a Democratic state lawmaker who is sponsoring bills to expand background checks for firearm purchases and limit the size of ammunition magazines.
Colorado lawmakers will talk about recent mass shootings and what they’re doing to address the violence during a discussion moderated by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
New ammunition limits and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of emotional debates that has drawn attention from the White House as lawmakers try to address recent mass shootings.
After hours of debate Friday night, the state House of Representatives gave initial approval to a package of gun control measures.
A package of gun control measures began its lengthy and emotional route through Colorado’s Legislature on Friday, with the House approving limits on the size of ammunition magazines and expanding background checks after hours of fiery debate about how to stop gun violence.