Senate Bill 175
A bill to repeal limits on the size of ammunition magazines has cleared the Colorado Senate with three Democrats joining every Republican in passing the proposal.
Republicans in the Colorado Senate used their new majority to pass legislation Monday that would repeal a limit on the size of ammunition magazines – a law widely despised by their party and the impetus for the recall of two Democratic state senators.
Colorado Republicans advanced one of their last efforts to repeal recent gun control laws Monday, approving a bill to undo a 15-round limit on ammunition magazines even though it faces certain death in the Democrat-controlled House.
A contentious bill on abortion rights hangs in the balance in the Colorado Senate.
Colorado Democrats proposed an election-year measure to strengthen abortion rights. But they delayed a vote on their proposal Tuesday after a senator’s illness put the bill’s outcome in question.