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.
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.
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.
Hundreds of gun rights supporters in Colorado sent a strong message to lawmakers on Saturday.
A federal appeals court has ruled that permits allowing people to carry concealed weapons are not protected by the Second Amendment.
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.
Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario says any new gun laws will chip away at the Second Amendment.
The Colorado sheriff whose county includes the movie theater where 12 people were killed says law-enforcement officers have no right to ignore gun-control laws unless the courts rule them unconstitutional.
A pro-gun rally was held on the steps of the state Capitol. It was one of several “Guns Across America” events that took place nationwide Saturday.