DENVER — In a well-attended news conference at the state capitol today, State Representatives Alec
Garnett (D-Denver) and Tom Sullivan (D-Centennial) and State Senators Lois Court (D-Denver) and
Brittany Pettersen (D-Lakewood) announced the introduction of an Extreme Risk Protection Orders
DENVER – January 23, 2019 A bill introduced January 8th in Congress would require universal background
checks in all 50 states. The bill, H.R. 8, would help keep guns out of the hands of criminals and people with a
Colorado Ceasefire celebrates today the Denver City Council for banning the sale and possession of bump stocks, a significant step towards protecting citizens of our city from gun violence. Denver is now the second city in the country to adopt this commonsense measure.
Despite the recent horrific ambush of Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies, one of whom was shot and killed in a barrage of gunfire, efforts to repeal some of Colorado’s common-sense gun laws could begin as early as this week, when the 2018 legislative session gets underway.
Earlier this week, the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs passed legislation SB17-005, which outlines a relationship between school districts and county sheriffs in training teachers and other school employees for carrying guns in schools.
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