Rocky Mountain Gun Owners SuperPAC (RMGO), which opposes most gun-safety laws, including requirements for backgound checks before gun purchases, has endorsed Republican state Senate candidate Tom Kim.
This week Democratic lawmakers in Colorado held events to bring attention to their efforts to prevent more gun violence and mass shootings ahead of the November election. According to Colorado Democratic Party Executive Director Karin Asensio, gun deaths and injuries have cost Colorado $11.7 billion each year.
Tom Sullivan, Whose Son Died in a Gun Massacre, Faces a Republican Challenger, Who Has a Top Rating From the NRA
In his race for the state Senate, Tom Sullivan, who first ran for the state legislature after his son was killed in the Aurora Theater massacre and has made gun safety a top priority ever since, faces a Republican opponent, Tom Kim, who received an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and appears to oppose the basic gun safety measures Sullivan has pushed into Colorado law.
Gardner Won’t Criticize Trump But Recites Misleading Allegations Against Hick and Calls Them “Pretty Sick”
Previewing his campaign’s plan of attack against likely opponent John Hickenlooper, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) told Elbert County Republicans that his campaign will talk about the claims of ethics violations filed by a dark-money conservative group.
On Saturday, two state representatives from Arapahoe County held a town hall with state Treasurer Dave Young on the state's COVID response.
This past Saturday was the anniversary of the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting which left 12 dead and 70 injured.
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.
Colorado Democrats are widely expected to pass gun-safety legislation next year.