Part of asking for such a radical — if unrealistic — change is to garner attention, regardless of whether their demands will actually be met
Protesters hold sit-in outside Colorado Capitol to demand that Jared Polis ban guns
People from across the U.S. and from other countries are lining the statehouse lawn hoping their peaceful act of civil disobedience leads to radical change in gun policies
“What’d I Miss?”: Who’ll stop the pain?
In “What’d I Miss?” Ossie’s dad notes yet another spasm of gun violence — this one killing Kaylin Gillis. Meanwhile, Ossie’s mom wonders who’ll foster change.
How gun violence in Colorado hit a 40-year high, explained in six charts
Colorado in 2021 recorded its highest firearm-related death rate in at least 40 years
Opinion: How a 2000 Colorado law that protects gun makers set the stage for a Texas school massacre
Today, Colorado lawmakers have an opportunity to restore access to the courts for victims of gun violence.
Zornio: Men don’t need access to guns, they need therapy
Most gun deaths in America are perpetrated by men, reflecting a general lack of knowledge in effectively managing negative emotions.
Littwin: Colorado GOP seems to be doing all it can to remain an ever-shrinking minority party
GOP vows futile effort to slow down gun bills, just as it did on abortion. It gets worse. Check out the conspiracy-fueled race for state party chair.
Colorado law makes it very difficult and financially perilous to sue the gun industry. That’s likely to change.
Colorado Democrats this year are poised to roll back the state’s extra protections against lawsuits for gun and ammunition manufacturers and sellers, which are among the toughest in the country
Littwin: Expect new gun safety laws from the legislature, but maybe not an assault-style weapons ban
The surest bet is legislation that will expand Colorado’s red flag law, which, unaccountably, was not used in the case of the Club Q shooter.
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, which arrested alleged Club Q shooter in 2021, has never initiated a red flag gun seizure
In June 2021, the sheriff’s office arrested the alleged shooter, Anderson Aldrich, on felony menacing and kidnapping charges. Formal charges weren’t pursued and the case was sealed.