In 2018, Jared Polis made twofold history when he became the first Jewish person and the first gay man to be elected governor of Colorado. Since taking office, he’s earned the ire of conservative activists and pundits, one of whom recently compared him to Adolf Hitler.
Less than two weeks ago, a district judge in Boulder struck down the city’s ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. The ban, adopted by the City Council in 2018, was a rare point of optimism for Coloradans who believe American gun laws express a form of civic insanity and who live in a state where several of the country’s deadliest gun massacres have occurred.
With gun sales spiking during the pandemic, Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has called on gun owners to make sure they are storing their firearms safely.
A new ad released this week by former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords’ gun control advocacy group blasts Colorado’s Republican Senator Cory Gardner for his failure to act on gun violence.
Lawmaker Cites Jussie Smollett Case as a Reason to Oppose Legislation to Take Guns From Dangerous People
During Friday’s hearing on a proposed bill to keep guns out of the hands of those who are proven to be dangerous, state Sen. Vicki Marble, a staunch opponent of gun control measures, used the Jussie Smollett case to raise concerns about the prevalence of false reporting.
Colorado state representative Steve Humphrey (R-Severance) shared a photo of a flyer that accuses his party’s Assistant Minority Leader, Rep Cole Wist (R-Centennial) of wanting to prevent women from being able to defend themselves.
If You Want a Semi-Automatic AR-15, Maybe You Should Start Going to Republican Fundraisers in Colorado
If you want to start amassing guns, you might consider attending Republican Party fundraisers in Colorado.
Colorado’s Senate Republicans killed a bill Monday night that would have allowed law enforcement officials to ask the courts for permission to seize guns from people who are deemed to pose a “significant risk” to themselves or others.
“Live auction” item at El Paso County Republican Party fundraiser: an AR-15, the type of weapon used to kill 17 Florida students
We know some people want to have their own military-style semi-automatic AR-15 assault rifle.