gun control

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Colorado’s new red flag law may have applied to woman whose threats caused mass school closures. But there’s a catch.

Colorado law says an extreme risk protection order to seize someone’s firearms must be sought in the county where the person resides. In Sol Pais’ case, that would have meant Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The red flag gun bill is now law in Colorado. But that doesn’t mean all the questions around it are answered.

Gov. Jared Polis signed House Bill 1177 into law on Friday, saying: "Many other states have passed similar laws. They've often seen it used in a targeted way."

From the Editor: Columbine memories bind us together 20 years later, as do the issues that grew out of tragedy

Larry Ryckman was assistant managing editor at The Associated Press when the Columbine High School massacre happened in 1999. He directed news coverage of the tragedy and its aftermath "for many long days and nights."

Opinion
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Columbine students campaign to spread photos of mass-shooting victims as discussion of gun-violence physiology grows

“We don’t want the images to ever have to be used,” said Kaylee Tyner, a Columbine senior who is leading the student-created #MyLastShot campaign

Nicolais: Recalls have become the new normal in Colorado politics

Increased polarization and legislators unwilling to compromise have made the historical matter-of-last-resort routine

Opinion
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Senate passes red flag gun bill, moving it one step from Gov. Jared Polis’ signature

House Bill 1177 cleared the chamber on an 18-17 vote, with no Republican support and Senate President Leory Garcia, a Pueblo Democrat, voting “no” as expected