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For the Democrats running for governor in Colorado, gun bans take center stage

UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect Erik Underwood’s position on a 2013 Colorado gun law. Following the slaughter of 17 people at a […]...

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March 1, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: Trump wants teachers who can shoot the apple right off your head

Let’s be honest. It’s hard to imagine a worse idea than arming teachers in the classroom to prevent mass shootings. It’s an unserious idea — […]...

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February 23, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Is there really some movement on the gun control front? (Couldn’t be, but, hey, maybe)

If you believe what you read — and who knows, it may just be Russian bots — there’s a groundswell of support to actually do […]...

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February 20, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: It’s not only hearts that are broken when kids are killed in school shootings

If we didn’t know better — and, of course, we do — we’d think it was pretty much impossible for a president to appear on […]...

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February 15, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Colorado GOP Senate candidate Tim Neville’s AR-15 giveaway is old hat

  Tim Neville, a Republican state senator from Littleton who’s running for the U.S. Senate, has a sure-fire way to entice voters to bolster his bid in the March […]...

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February 15, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: On the Colorado Springs open-carry killing

What do you do if you see a neighbor walking down the street carrying a rifle, looking, well, distraught? You don’t know his name, but […]...

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November 3, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix

Wiretap: Just before the next brief, unfruitful gun law debate

The narrative of the Navy Yard shootings, and of the apparently mentally unstable shooter, at the Navy Yard becomes somewhat clearer. So, it seems, does […]...

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September 18, 2013 Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Aurora shooting elicits calls for tighter gun control

Aurora shooting elicits calls for tighter gun control

While many politicians are playing it safe, saying it is too soon to talk about gun laws or saying they don’t want to “politicize” the Colorado and now Wisconsin shootings, Democratic U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette and Ed Perlmutter have...

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August 7, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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