Tag Archives: Gun Control

The balance of power in the Colorado state legislature is up for grabs, and the gloves are off

The Colorado Senate GOP tweeted a photo on Wednesday that shows Senator Beth Martinez Humenik wearing boxing gloves and blasting the Democrats’ preliminary transportation spending […]...

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May 5, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

“Red flag” law for Colorado in the works, the last shot of getting gun control through both chambers this session

Colorado lawmakers are mulling legislation that would allow police officers to temporarily remove guns from people suspected of being a threat to themselves or to […]...

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April 12, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Dems seeking AG’s office want gun control and end to death penalty, but differ on other matters 

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is siding with the oil and gas industry by appealing a lower court ruling that would increase safety and environmental regulations […]...

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March 16, 2018 Just In, The Mix

Mike Johnston gets out front on gun violence in Colorado governor’s race

DENVER — The question came toward the end of a town hall on gun violence in a high school cafeteria Wednesday: In such a polarized […]...

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March 15, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

‘Really scared and extremely angry’: Why Colorado students are walking out Wednesday

By Erica Meltzer, Ann Schimke, Melanie Asmar and Yesenia Robles, Chalkbeat Colorado   They want this time to be different. Whether they’re walking out of school on Wednesday to […]...

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March 13, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Jeffco superintendent has ideas to prevent school shootings — without gun control or arming teachers

Superintendent Jason Glass of the Jefferson County school district isn’t interested in talking about gun control in the wake of yet another deadly school shooting. […]...

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February 21, 2018 Chalkbeat, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Trump is talking gun control, but at this point it’s still just talk

In the aftermath of the Stoneman Douglas shooting, Donald Trump is starting to talk about gun control. He’s talking publicly about banning bump stocks and […]...

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February 21, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: The latest mass shooting comes to a small Baptist church in rural Texas

A small Baptist church in rural Texas is the latest site of a mass shooting, in which 26 have died and more than 20 were wounded. […]...

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November 6, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: Adding “bullying a fifth grader” to the Boy Scout code

Let’s be clear what happened here. According to the facts as we know them, a bullying Cub Scout leader kicked an 11-year-old boy out of […]...

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October 20, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Quick on the draw: Cartoonist Mike Keefe and his thing about gun violence

Some of us here at The Independent have, in one way or another, been working with Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe for a few decades. We […]...

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October 4, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Keefe, The Beats, Uncategorized

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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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First look: The big questions on your November ballot in Colorado

From slavery to smartphones to fixing our “damn roads,” Coloradans could face a kaleidoscope of questions on their November ballots. With the election more than […]

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