While similar, Democratic House Majority Leader Alec Garnett said the new bill won’t be a carbon copy of the proposal that failed in 2018.
Giffords became an advocate for stricter gun laws after she was shot 8 years ago at a political event in Tucson.
Gun-control advocates are rejoicing in the gun industry’s misfortunes of late and chalking it up to not just shifting attitudes among Americans but a shift in elected political leaders.
Colorado’s Gun Control Quarrel Illustrates How The Hickenlooper Way Might Fare In A Partisan Presidential Age
The 2013 fight over two gun bills says a lot about Hickenlooper as a leader — as a governor — and as a potential United States president.
Sullivan lost his son, Alex, in the Aurora theater shooting in 2012. This November, Sullivan was elected to the state House.
Sullivan's election to the state House was part of a blue wave in Colorado. Now he's leading a renewed effort for "gun restraining order" legislation.
As memories of important events and people fade, the risks of a gun-related accident increase.
Democrats hold full control of the statehouse and the governor's office after the midterm election.
All told, Democrats gained seats in 62 of the 99 state legislative chambers, according to data provided by the National Conference of State Legislatures. Democrats also added seven new governorships.
The outgoing Colorado governor celebrated Tuesday night's Democratic dominance, but emphasized compromise and bipartisanship will still be vital.