Gun Control

6:31am

Thu December 12, 2013
Gun Control

Private Gun Sales See Effect From New Background Check Law

Bill Bradford Flickr - Creative Commons

Democratic state lawmakers say a new law requiring universal background checks for gun purchases is working well. Data from the Department of Public Safety shows 2 percent of private gun sales were blocked because of the law.

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2:46pm

Wed December 11, 2013
National

After Fight Over Colo. Gun Laws, Two Sides As Dug In As Ever

Originally published on Wed December 11, 2013 6:47 pm

A man holds a sign advocating the recall of state Sen. John Morse in Colorado Springs, Colo., in September. Morse and a second state senator who backed the state's new gun control measures were recalled during a special election that month.
Matthew Staver Landov

John Morse was president of the Colorado Senate until September, when he became the first elected official recalled in the state's history.

Three months later, he's climbing the rotunda steps of the gold-domed Capitol building — his office for seven years. He hasn't been here since October. Gazing up at the dome, he says, "This is one of my favorite things to do. That's my version of smelling the roses."

Morse's political career ended over the gun bills he pushed through these chambers eight months ago. But he says he would do it all again.

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3:19pm

Wed November 27, 2013
Politics

Colorado Senator Resigns To Avoid A Recall

State Senator Evie Hudak
Colorado Senate

Senator Evie Hudak (D-Arvada) stepped down Wednesday to avoid a potential recall that could have turned control of the state senate back over to the Republicans.

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5:00am

Tue November 26, 2013
Politics

Quinnipiac Poll Suggests Tough 2014 Road For Colo. Democrats

Governor John Hickenlooper and US Senator Mark Udall.
Hickenlooper - State of Colorado / Udall - US Senate

With the 2013 general election all wrapped up, pundits are already looking to 2014. New poll numbers out from Quinnipiac have already shed some early light on what could be some tough races.

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1:17pm

Mon November 25, 2013
Outdoor Recreation

Boycott, Floods, and Shutdown Fail To Dissuade Colorado Hunters

Elk
Warren Brown Photography Creative Commons/Flickr

Despite a number of factors that could have derailed this year’s hunting season – including a boycott threatened over new gun restrictions – it appears Colorado is still popular with hunters.

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