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In a radio interview Friday, Republican Senate candidate George Rivera said he couldn't really criticize Sen. Angela Giron for "voting her conscience" when she supported the hot-button gun-control laws last spring that have spurred constituents in her Pueblo district to attempt to recall her from office.
With just weeks to go before the tightest gun controls in the West take effect — required background checks on firearms, with performance fee paid by the buyer or seller and a ban on high-capacity magazines — Morse’s potential recall from his El Paso County District seat has made Colorado a political battleground for a nationwide debate. Much the fight taking place in cyberspace isn’t just about who gets guns, but also who’s getting heard.
DENVER— Lawmakers considering a bill that would end capital punishment in Colorado heard 10 hours of emotional testimony here Tuesday, including statements by a...
In the wake of the Arizona "Congress on Your Corner" shooting spree, Americans began to talk again about the nation's gun laws. In Arizona Jared Loughner, a mentally unstable man with a record of disturbing public behavior and drug use, opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun he bought in a strip mall. He killed six people and injured at least a dozen others. Some of us talked about the need to keep crazy people from buying guns. Others of us talked about how we should be able to take our guns everywhere-- like into the nation's capitol-- to protect ourselves from the crazies. In Georgia today, a gun rights group is celebrating the introduction of a bill that would lift a state law banning weapons in houses of worship. Unarmed worshipers, they say, are ripe for attack. They call the bill "church carry" but there are an estimated 100,000 Muslims living in Atlanta who will refer to the bill as "mosque carry," which may not be looked upon as favorably by the bill's sponsor.
If the Bush Administration, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and 47 U.S. Senators get their way, you might be able to take a...
Gov. Bill Ritter, along with House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, Senate President Joan Fitz-Gerald and Senate President Pro-Tem Peter Groff, released official statements this afternoon...