Describing the metro area’s stay-at-home order as “outlandish and outrageous,” leading to a “gestapo-like mentality,” Colorado’s Republican House leader vowed Wednesday to fight it, ignore it, and continue doing his job.
Obamacare backers e-delivered 2,800 signatures today to the office of Cory Gardner (R-CO), calling on the senator to abandon his longstanding opposition to Obamacare and, instead, start protecting the national health care law.
In response to Colorado House Republican Leader Patrick Neville’s concern about an “unacceptable” two-day delay in issuing background checks required for new gun purchases, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which conducts the background checks, says it’s “balancing our statutory responsibilities with the need to keep our employees safe.”
As Gun Sales Spike With Coronavirus Fears, Colorado Republican Leader Calls Delays in Issuing Background Checks “Unacceptable”
Delays in issuing background checks, which are required for all firearm purchases in Colorado, have increased as fears of coronavirus have escalated, prompting Colorado Republican House leader Patrick Neville to call the “drawn-out wait times” for background checks “unacceptable.”
You may remember Denver talk radio host Chuck Bonniwell, who got fired for joking that a “nice school shooting” was needed to break up the boredom of the impeachment hearings.
Obamacare’s Protections for People With Pre-Existing Conditions Are Even More Important Now, Say Advocates
At a news conference today to mark the tenth anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, health care advocates pointed out that without Obamacare, about 2.4 million Coloradans, who have pre-existing conditions would not be guaranteed access to health insurance.
Ten Detainees at Aurora ICE Facility Isolated for Possible Coronavirus Exposure, According to Media Report
The GEO Group, which contracts with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to run an immigration detention facility in Aurora, has isolated 10 detainees for possible exposure to coronavirus, journalist Carlos Moreno reported Friday, saying on Facebook he had confirmation from ICE.