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Two Democratic state lawmakers who backed tighter gun laws in the aftermath of mass shootings have been kicked out of office in a recall election promoted by both grassroots activists and the National Rifle Association.
Two Democratic lawmakers who voted for new Colorado firearms restrictions faced the first legislative recalls in state history Tuesday, elections that tested popular support for gun limits in a state with a strong tradition embracing Second Amendment rights.
Survivors of mass shootings in Aurora and Connecticut were among those gathered Friday at Cherry Creek State Park to honor those killed in the massacre at an Aurora movie theater a year after the attack.
It was a year ago this week that the sickening sound of gunfire rang out at a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo.
Firearm restrictions pitched by Colorado Democrats advanced Monday, as the battle over them intensified with hundreds of gun rights supporters cramming the state Capitol and circling the building all day with car horns blaring.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says he will support Rep. Rhonda Fields’ bill limiting rounds in gun magazines. The governor spoke with CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd about the gun control issue on Tuesday.
Colorado Democrats gave initial approval to expanding background checks on firearm purchases Tuesday, as well as setting new ammunition limits, starting an intense debate over stricter gun laws that drew hundreds to the state Capitol.
Two survivors of the Aurora theater shooting are expected to testify before a subcommittee of a Connecticut legislative task force looking into gun violence prevention and school safety in response to the deadly Newtown school shooting.
As the debate over gun control continues big crowds were met with a protester at the Tanner Gun Show at the Denver Merchandise Mart on Saturday.
Colorado outdoor retailer Jax Mercantile has stopped selling rifles and handguns with high-capacity magazines at its six stores in Colorado and Iowa because of last week’s school shooting in Connecticut.