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Opinion: A emergency pediatrician on why a law on safe storage of guns would save young lives

If a child comes to my ER having swallowed a bottle of Tylenol, I can give them medicine to help undo the harm. I couldn’t undo the bullet sitting in my 13-year-old patient's brain.

Opinion Columns

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."

Politics and Government

Opinion: To save the lives of children and families, Colorado needs safe gun storage

Children are facing significant mental health effects due to social isolation and they are spending more time at home, with more time to explore and potentially find unsecured firearms.

Opinion Columns

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

Will Michael Bloomberg’s deep financial ties to Colorado translate into votes on Super Tuesday?

The Democratic presidential candidate is going door-to-door to remind voters about his help passing tougher gun regulations in the state

Politics and Government

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

Colorado gun stores still sell high-capacity magazines despite 2013 law banning them

Magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition are still being sold in Colorado. Legislators thought that they banned them, but gun store employees describe a loophole in the law.

Crime and Courts

New details cast doubt on Fort Collins police investigation of CSU student’s 2018 shooting death

In a newly released arrest affidavit, Colemann Carver said he tampered with the gun that killed Finnegan Daly before police were called

Crime and Courts

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