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Aug. 6, 2019: CO’s Red Flag Law & The National Debate; New Search For Amelia Earhart

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State Rep. Tom Sullivan watches as Gov. Jared Polis signs HB 1177, the Red Flag bill, into law on April 12, 2019. Sullivan, a freshman lawmaker, campaigned for office in part to enact tougher gun control laws after his son Alex was murdered in the Aurora theater shooting. He was a leading sponsor of the bill.

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Colorado has a red flag law like the one President Trump proposed after the shootings in Texas and Ohio. Then, reaction to the CPR News' story about a new member of the state's ethics commission who was previously investigated for harassment. Finally, Amelia Earhart's namesake talks about a new expedition to solve the mystery of her disappearance.