Colorado governor signs three new gun control bills inspired by the Boulder King Soopers shooting into law
The new laws make this year’s legislative session the most significant in terms of firearm regulations in Colorado in nearly a decade
Colorado Democrats shelve effort to impose a gun-purchase waiting period this year
Even without the waiting-period measure, the 2021 legislative session in Colorado will be one of the state’s most significant with regard to gun control
Here’s what you need to know about Democrats’ gun control bills introduced after the King Soopers shooting
The Colorado Sun combed through the three measures to see how they will affect people’s ability to purchase guns and the state’s efforts to reduce gun violence
Littwin: More gun-violence bills are on the way in Colorado’s legislature. Imagine if we could say the same for Congress.
It looks as if the state legislature will have passed six gun-violence bills by the end of this session. But don’t look for a ban on assault-style weapons to be among them.
Colorado’s governor just signed two gun control bills into law. Here’s what they mean for gun owners.
House Bill 1106 places requirements on how guns are stored and sold. Senate Bill 78 places new reporting requirements on gun owners whose weapons are lost or stolen.
Gun control groups are investing millions in Colorado as gun rights spending has dramatically waned
More than $10 million in spending made a difference in upsetting three congressional incumbents over the past decade. State-level allocations also moved the needle.
Carman: What’s more powerful than a good guy with a gun? A lawmaker with courage.
Former Colorado Senate President John Morse has one regret about gun control legislation — the legislature should have done more
Littwin: We know the mass shooting ritual too well — shock, heartbreak, anger and then depression as nothing is done
Joe Biden, who supports an assault weapon ban, said it was “a matter of timing” before he’d push for a bill. That means, of course, he lacks the votes.
Littwin: We can say we’re shocked and horrified by the Boulder mass murders, but we can’t say we’re surprised
We no longer have the luxury of surprise. But now Biden is calling for Congress to ban assault rifles. And if, by some miracle, that were to happen, we would be astonished.
Democrats vow vote on gun background checks after Boulder shooting, but prospects seem dim
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said that every time there is a mass shooting, the Senate engages in "ridiculous theater" about gun control measures
Judge rules Colorado cities cannot enact their own gun restrictions, case could move to state Supreme Court
The law, passed after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, banned the possession of assault-style weapons and some gun accessories that make it easier to fire large numbers of bullets quickly.
Republicans battle for 10 hours against effort to require Coloradans to store guns in safes, with trigger locks
Twelve states have laws requiring safe storage of firearms. The one proposed for Colorado is pitched as a way to reduce suicide rates among teens and deflected as "denied defense."
The first of 3 gun-safety bills moves ahead in Colorado statehouse debate
Children's Hospital Colorado doctors testify that suicide attempts by teens and young adults are "disproportionately lethal." Opponents argue a bill requiring firearms to be stored safely would make it harder for people to defend their homes.
Colorado Democrats will pursue mandatory waiting period for gun buyers, safe-storage measure in 2021
The legislation is modeled after policies passed in other states, but it's sure to draw Republican objections
Gun-control groups see Colorado’s U.S. Senate race as a big opportunity. But it’s complicated.
Republican incumbent Cory Gardner has been a top recipient of National Rifle Association money in recent years, but Democrat John Hickenlooper’s record on policies tightening firearm regulations includes some asterisks.
Silverman: Responsible adults should not put weapons in the hands of kids
Colorado’s red flag gun law was used 73 times in its first 7 months. Here’s how the rollout has gone.
Denver County saw the highest number of red flag cases at 25. El Paso and Jefferson counties were tied for second with eight cases each.
Colorado Supreme Court upholds state’s law banning large-capacity gun magazines
Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, a fierce gun rights organization based in Colorado, challenged the large-capacity magazine law. They argue that it violates the state constitution.