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Gun control groups are investing millions in Colorado as gun rights spending has dramatically waned

Gun rights and gun control groups spent $15 million on congressional and state-level races in Colorado from  2012 to 2020, according to a Colorado Sun analysis.  Gun-issue groups dropped an additional $2 million to lobby state lawmakers.  The big spending is expected to continue this year following the shooting deaths of 10 people last month […]

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Before the King Soopers shooting, Boulder had an assault-weapons ban. It violated state law.

By Lindsay Whitehurst, The Associated Press Nearly three years before a gunman walked into a crowded supermarket in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains with an AR-15 style weapon and killed 10 people, the city of Boulder, Colorado, voted to ban assault weapons. Leaders had hoped to prevent the kind of mass shooting that’s struck […]

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Colorado Democrats will pursue mandatory waiting period for gun buyers, safe-storage measure in 2021

Democratic state lawmakers in Colorado are planning to introduce at least three pieces of gun-control legislation this year, including a measure that would require a waiting period — potentially of five days — between when someone purchases a firearm and when they can access that weapon. The other two bills would require gun owners to […]

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

Donald Trump is good for business. The gun business. Want gun sales to go through the roof? Combine a bad pandemic with civil unrest. Throw in some irresponsible presidential rhetoric about rigged elections and suburban invasions for maximum impact.  In his fascinating memoir, Disloyal, Michael Cohen, Trump’s wannabe gangster lawyer, reveals how Donald Junior was constantly […]

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

FORT COLLINS – Regina Daly never really liked guns, but she tolerated them. Then her son, a senior at Colorado State University, died at the end of a Glock 34 semi-automatic pistol owned by his roommate. Much of what happened on the January 2018 night that Finnegan Daly was shot remains unclear, but Daly told […]