Second Amendment

U.S. District Court Judge Marcia Krieger (credit: colorado.edu)

Gun Owner Among Judges Hearing Colorado Gun Lawsuit

A federal judge assigned to hear a lawsuit filed by sheriffs challenging Colorado’s new gun laws is a gun owner herself but says she doesn’t believe a recusal is warranted.

05/22/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

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Pro-Gun Billboards Disturb Some Native Americans

Pro-gun rights billboards are stirring emotions in Greeley. The billboards feature pictures of Native Americans with the message “Turn in your arms, the government will take care of you.”

04/30/2013

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and other sheriffs speak out against new gun control measures in advance of President Barack Obama's visit to Colorado on April 3. (credit: CBS)

Sheriffs Plan Lawsuit To Block New State Gun Laws

DENVER (CBS4) – More than half of Colorado’s sheriffs are planning a lawsuit to block new state gun laws. Thirty-seven of Colorado’s 62 elected sheriffs say they are prepared to sue to overturn laws that […]

04/10/2013

Pres. Obama talks gun control during a visit to Colorado on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

In Colorado, Obama Presses For Gun Measures

Ratcheting up pressure for Congress to limit access to guns, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that steps taken recently by Colorado to tighten its gun laws show “there doesn’t have to be a conflict” between keeping citizens safe and protecting Second Amendment rights to gun ownership.

04/03/2013

Gov. Hickenlooper signs gun control bills into law on Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

Legal Challenge Already Planned To Gun Control Laws

There are already legal challenges being planned to two of the gun control bills signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday.

03/20/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper To Sign Gun Control Bills

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign gun control measures Wednesday that pose limits on ammunition magazines and expand background checks for firearms.

03/18/2013

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Colorado Senate Advances Background Checks Expansion

Colorado Senate Democrats advanced an expansion of background checks on firearm purchases as part of a package of bills responding to the shootings in Aurora and Connecticut.

03/08/2013

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

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

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