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Colorado Background Check Data Doesn’t Tell Whole Story

Supporters of universal background checks for firearms purchases in Colorado cite the 104 denials for gun buys as evidence the new law is working.

02/06/2014

Sen. Angela Giron, left, and Sen. John Morse, right (credit: CBS)

Morse, Giron Lose Recalls Over Gun Laws Support

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.

09/10/2013

Sen. Angela Giron, left, and Sen. John Morse, right (credit: CBS)

Campaigns Push To Turn Out Voters In Recall Election

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.

09/10/2013

Rally goers with Gun Rights Across America demonstrated at the same time as a survivors rally in the Aurora theater shooting organized by Mayors Against Illegal Guns at Cherry Creek State Park (credit: CBS)

Aurora, Newtown Survivors Honor Theater Victims

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.

07/19/2013

A gunman opened fire on people attending "The Dark Knight Rises" debut at the Century 16 theaters at the Aurora Mall on July 20, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Have Aurora, Newtown Affected Screen Violence?

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.

07/16/2013

Mark Kelly at the Colorado Capitol on Monday (credit: CBS)

Gun Rights Supporters Descend On Colorado Capitol As Bills Advance

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.

03/04/2013

Gun magazines manufactured by Magpul in Colorado (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Will Support Bill Limiting Gun Magazine Rounds

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.

02/26/2013

Lawmakers during the gun control hearing on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado House Democrats Advance Gun Control Bills

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.

02/13/2013

Aurora shooting survivor Stephen Barton shows his scars to the media after a meeting with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at City Hall on Oct. 3, 2012 in New York City. Barton, who was shot in the face and neck during the shooting last July that killed a dozen people and wounded 60 in Aurora, now appears in a national "Demand a Plan" ad campaign urging politicians to make gun control a major priority. The ad is sponsored by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which Bloomberg co-founded.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Aurora Shooting Survivors To Testify In Connecticut

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.

01/28/2013

The lone protester outside the Tanner Gun Show (credit: CBS)

Lone Protester Pickets Tanner Gun Show In Denver

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.

12/29/2012

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