DENVER (CBS4) – A bill meant to keep guns out of the hands of those who are mentally unstable failed at the State Capitol on a party line vote. Senate Republicans rejected the bill.

The Deputy Zack Parrish Violence Prevention Ace would have allowed police or family members to ask for a court order to immediately seize the guns of someone who is considered dangerous, then hold a hearing within a week.

 

Parrish died during an ambush by a man whose family tried to take his guns away.

Many sheriff’s, police chiefs and district attorneys supported the measure.

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