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Emboldened by recent court ruling, Colorado gun rights group sues again to overturn ban on large-capacity magazines

The legal arm for Rocky Mountain Gun Owners is suing Gov. Jared Polis in federal court, ratcheting up their fight against gun restrictions after a judge last week temporarily blocked a Colorado town’s new gun control rules. The National Foundation for Gun Rights filed the lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Denver, challenging the […]

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Judge temporarily blocks Colorado town’s new gun control rules, including ban on assault-style rifles

By Jesse Bedayn and Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A federal judge has temporarily blocked the town of Superior from enforcing parts of a new gun control ordinance, including a ban on the sale and possession of assault weapons, after it was challenged by gun rights groups. U.S. District Court Judge Raymond Moore issued a […]

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The statewide gun regulations adopted in Colorado in the wake of the Aurora theater shooting

The 2012 Aurora theater shooting, which left 12 people dead and 70 others injured, prompted Colorado Democrats to immediately begin pursuing tighter regulations on firearms.  Since the attack 10 years ago Wednesday, no fewer than 10 statewide changes to gun policy have been adopted, making Colorado one of the nation’s most progressive states when it […]

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Littwin: They said it couldn’t happen in Highland Park. In America, gun violence strikes anywhere and everywhere.

You couldn’t call it exactly fitting that the latest mass shooting in America happened in a quiet Chicago suburb during the annual Fourth of July Parade. There can be nothing fitting about a 21-year-old, apparently obsessed with gun violence and armed with a “high-powered rifle” — generally assumed to be an AR-15-style assault weapon — […]