Approximately two hundred people rallied at the state Capitol Saturday against Colorado’s new “red flag” law, which allows guns to be taken from people deemed a threat to themselves or others.
Rocky Mountain Gun Owners
Explaining her reasons for supporting a recall of Colorado State Rep. Tom Sullivan (D-Aurora), Arapahoe Republican Party Vice Chair Brenda Stokes told CBS4’s Rick Sallinger last week that Sullivan politicized his son’s murder.
Thursday night, House Republican leader Patrick Neville stood before a room of Rocky Mountain Gun Owner members and pledged to support their efforts to recall his colleagues, not just with a public statement, but by providing the campaign’s “infrastructure.”
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.
A pair of state representatives introduced a bipartisan bill to address gun safety and mental health. Despite several prominent Republican elected officials publicly supporting the bill, Rep. Cole Wist’s (R-Centennial) decision to sponsor it with Democrat Alec Garnett (D-Denver) prompted immediate outrage from some of his Republican colleagues.
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.