Rhonda Fields

Robert Ray (left) is convicted of issuing the orders that led to the killings of witnesses Javad Marshall Fields and his fiance Vivian Wolfe. Sir Mario Owens (center) is on death row for carrying out those killings. And Nathan Dunlap (right) is convicted of killing four at a Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant in 1993. He's been in reviews and appeals for more than 15 years. (credit: CBS)

Personal Stories Grip Lawmakers On Death Penalty

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.

03/17/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Debate Banning Death Penalty

Lawmakers in Colorado continue to debate whether to ban the death penalty.

03/15/2013

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Colorado Ammunition Limit Heads To Governor

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.

03/13/2013

Franklin Sain (credit: CBS)

It Could Be Tough To Prove Sain Tried To Get Fields To Change Her Vote

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.

03/09/2013

Franklin Sain (credit: CBS)

Man Accused Of Threatening Colorado Lawmaker Fired From Job

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.

03/08/2013

Rep. Rhonda Fields gets emotional on March 1 (credit: CBS)

Religious Leaders Show Support For Rep. Fields After Threats

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.

03/01/2013

State Rep. Rhonda Fields (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Get Violent Emails Over Gun Control

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.

03/01/2013

Siddhartha Rathod (credit: CBS)

Lawyer For Man Arrested In Threats Case Says Client Did Nothing Wrong

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.

02/28/2013

Franklin Glenn Sain (credit: CBS)

Man Accused Of Threatening Rep. Fields Suspended As COO Of Company

A man suspected of threatening a Democratic state lawmaker has been suspended by the company in which he is the chief operating officer.

02/26/2013

Franklin Glenn Sain (credit: CBS)

Man Arrested On Charges Of Threatening Gun Control Advocate Rep. Rhonda Fields

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.

02/25/2013

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