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Gun-law reform advocates fear that when the NRA and its legislative allies call for repeal of the new laws in the next legislative session, which starts in January, anxious Democrats will jump on board, or at least out of the way.
The Colorado recall elections over gun rights, the first-ever state lawmaker recalls in Colorado history, spurred a flurry of lawsuits before Election Day. The legal wrangling shows no sign of ending any time soon.
Monday evening, Denver District Judge Robert McGahey ruled that the secretary of state unconstitutionally barred Colorado’s Libertarian party from including the name of its candidates on the September 10 recall-election ballots for Pueblo and Colorado Springs state senate districts.