Tag Archives: Gun Laws

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

Watch Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s floor speech on guns

Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, up for re-election in Colorado this fall, joined 30 of his Democratic colleagues in D.C. for a filibuster about gun laws yesterday following […]...

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June 16, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Cynthia Coffman defends gun control laws she opposes

  Cynthia Coffman is doing her job defending Colorado’s gun control laws she has politically opposed. Her predecessor John Suthers did the same thing and […]...

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March 23, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners’ no-compromise gun bills die

DENVER — Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and the House Republicans lost yet another slate of bills to make it easier to carry concealed weapons and […]...

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March 8, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Three bills to expand gun rights hit the 2016 Colorado legislature

Colorado has a long history of wrangling over gun rights. This legislative session will be no exception.   Lawmakers in Colorado, including one state Senator […]...

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January 26, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Coloradans react to Obama’s federal action on gun laws

President Barack Obama’s executive action to tighten gun laws received a volley of criticism from Colorado Republicans and support from Democrats.   Saying Congress has […]...

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January 6, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Local communities can regulate guns

Local control We can regulate guns at the local level, too. Even the Supreme Court says so, if you don’t count Clarence Thomas and Antonin […]...

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December 11, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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

Gun shops: The cure for mental illness


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July 29, 2015 Just In, Keefe, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: Gun laws reloaded; heavy metals; Attorney General Coffman’s marijuana talks

Target Practice In The Coloradoan, Stephen Meyer took aim at Colorado gun laws: “Twenty months into implementation, Colorado’s gun-control laws are mostly unenforceable and have […]...

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March 30, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

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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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The Home Front: A ‘fight club’ in the El Paso County jail where jailers ‘tracked each time they used force against an inmate’

“Wearing a tiara and posing for a camera, El Paso County sheriff’s Deputy Sandra Rincon smiled next to a cake with two candles on top […]

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