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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

Politics and Government

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.

Politics and Government

Silverman: Responsible adults should not put weapons in the hands of kids

Opinion Columns

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.

Crime and Courts

Dudley Brown: Rocky Mountain Gun Owners — bullies and proud of it

Opinion Columns

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.

Crime and Courts

Opinion: The safe storage gun safety bill is dead, but the fight will continue

Opinion Columns

Colorado gun owners who don’t safely store their weapons could face jail time under new bill

One of the measures would make it a Class 2 misdemeanor for someone who fails to properly secure their firearms in homes with children. A companion bill would mandate gun owners report lost or stolen guns to police.

Politics and Government

Opinion: The House passed a universal gun background check bill one year ago. The Senate and president must find the courage to act.

Opinion Columns

Coalition of states, including Colorado, sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns

Proponents have argued there is a constitutional right to publish the material, but critics counter that making the blueprints readily accessible online could lead to an increase in gun violence

News

Colorado’s 2020 legislative session begins this week. Here’s a rundown of 10 issues to watch.

The state legislature’s break-neck pace from 2019 may not return, but expect fierce debates over health care, criminal justice, guns and transportation

Politics and Government

McCann: Keeping our community safe from gun violence by averting potential disaster

Opinion Columns

She blames America’s gun culture for her son’s death. But the NRA may profit from a plea deal with the gun owner.

In a Fort Collins courtroom, Regina Daly told a judge how the shooting redefined her life and she made a vow to fight for gun control

Crime and Courts

Here’s a roundup of the most important 2019 local election results in Colorado

From Mike Coffman’s apparent political comeback to an anti-fracking sweep of the City Council in Broomfield and the rejection of big tax measures in the Denver area, these are the results you need to know from Tuesday night

Politics and Government

What’d I Miss?: Young enough to change (the world)

Cartoons

Dan Baer: Cory Gardner and the gun industry are blocking efforts to end violence against women

Opinion Columns

Crisanta Duran: “Never again” must be more than just words

Opinion Columns

Krieger: Will Hick take advice from a (former) Republican?

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper is being urged to try to unseat Republican Sen. Cory Gardner. That could be a tough call.

Opinion Columns

Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happening

Democratic state legislators in Colorado are looking at ways to prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them, especially children

Politics and Government

Colorado’s 20,669 gun deaths since 1980, explained in five charts

In 2018, 885 people died by firearm in Colorado

Crime and Courts
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