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.
The red flag gun bill is now law in Colorado. But that doesn’t mean all the questions around it are answered.By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Polis says law enforcement doesn’t have to use “red flag” bill, dodges questions about whether sheriffs should resign
The governor compared the measure making its way through the Colorado legislature to jaywalking when explaining how law enforcement can prioritize its use
With tensions rising in the Colorado Senate, the breaking point is reached — over an attendance record
There was a defining moment in the Senate chamber Monday, when weeks of partisan politics came to a head. That led to attempts to set a better tone for the remaining weeks of the 2019 session. It’s unclear if they will work.
Split among Democrats on two major issues comes as Colorado’s legislative session heads into final sprint
The paid parental and family leave bill, as well as a measure to abolish Colorado’s death penalty, have been delayed by internal party concerns
Colorado’s attorney general says sheriffs who won’t carry out a red flag bill court order “should resign”
A growing number of counties have declared themselves so-called “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” But does that mean commissioners want their sheriffs to disobey court-issued extreme risk protection orders?