After 17 were killed in a Florida school shooting with an AR-15 rifle, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) took to the radio airwaves to defend the military-style semi-automatic firearm, saying “the AR-15 is a gun that is used in my district by farmers and ranchers to shoot pests, raccoons, or foxes or other smaller animals that are trying get into their chickens or disrupt their operations.”
Fact Check: CO Sen. Vicki Marble cites fake quote in arguments for gun bill, Sen. Fenberg corrects the record
During debate last week on the Senate floor of the Colorado General Assembly, Senator Vicki Marble (R-Fort Collins) advocated for adopting legislation that would allow Colorado citizens to legally carry a concealed firearm without a permit, using false information in her arguments which was later contested and exposed by Sen. Steve Fenberg (D-Boulder).
Tancredo says Republicans who back gun control are making the same mistake he did after the Columbine shooting
Back in 2014 when he was running for governor, former Congressman Tom Tancredo came under attack by fellow Republican candidates, like then State Sen. Greg Brophy of Wray, for supporting gun control legislation after the Columbine massacre.
U.S. Rep. Ken Buck of Colorado defended the sale of AR-15 rifles last week, saying “the AR-15 is a gun that is used in my district by farmers and ranchers to shoot pests, raccoons, or foxes or other smaller animals that are trying get into their chickens or disrupt their operations.”
In radio interview about how to respond to the Florida massacre, Gardner doesn’t utter “gun,” “rifle,” “firearm,” “bump stock,” “magazine,” or any related words
In what appears to be his most extensive media comments on the Florida school massacre, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) made no mention of the word “gun” or anything similar or related.
Nearly a hundred people showed up to the office of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) today to protest his lack of action on gun violence in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, FL, where 17 students and teachers were murdered.
News of Colorado state Sen. Vicki Marble’s interaction with an 11-year-old cub scout who questioned her about gun violence made national headlines after he was kicked out of his den last week.
Members of Colorado’s politically prominent Neville family, which is known for its pro-gun agenda, are opposing a ban on bump stocks, a type of gun attachment that allows semi-automatic rifles to fire faster, simulating fully automatic weapons, which are banned for civilian use.
Dudley Brown, a gun lobbyist who runs both Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and the National Association for Gun Rights, sent out a fundraising email soon after Sunday night’s devastating mass shooting in Las Vegas, the bloodiest in American history.