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

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

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.