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Aug. 15, 2023: Changes to ‘Red Flag’ law; Elevating achievements of blind Coloradans

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Here 4 The Kids Gun Ban Rally at State Capitol 20230605
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A sign declaring Colorado to be the “home of mass shootings” at a rally Monday morning, June 5, 2023, organized by a group called Here 4 the Kids, who seek to have Gov. Jared Polis sign an executive order to declare a state of emergency due to gun violence, and to impose “a total ban on all guns and a comprehensive, mandatory buyback program.”

Until recently, only police officers or close relations could ask a judge to take someone's guns away if they're a threat to themselves or others. A change to that state law expands who's allowed to do that, but is it making a difference? Then, the "Blind History Lady" elevates achievements of visually-impaired Coloradans. Plus the culture of bicycling and ways to stay safe while riding.