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Lizzie Pryzgoda testifies for a law in her name in 2016 that would allow military members 18-20 to apply for a concealed carry permit. The law died in 2016, but has been reintroduced this year. The bill SB-006 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday and will now go to the Committee of the Whole.

Concealed carry bill for military 18-20 advances to Senate floor

A bill that would allow 18-, 19- and 20-year-olds in the armed forces to apply for a conceal carry permit, passed the Senate Judiciary committee 3-2, along party lines, on Monday.

By Sherrie Peif · February 14, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Civil Liberties, Gold Dome, Right To Arms, Sherrie Peif
A sign outside a building in the Bennett School District 29J warns visitors that district staff are armed. Bennett is one of a handful of districts across Colorado that now allows its staff members to conceal carry.

Bloomberg money again playing role in Colorado gun-related issues

“These are commonsense laws,” Carno said. “Both of these have that feel of forcing some training, forcing some certification.”

By Sherrie Peif · January 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Civil Liberties, Original Report, Politics, Right To Arms, Sherrie Peif
How Colorado’s magazine ban Grinches stole Christmas

How Colorado’s magazine ban Grinches stole Christmas

Instead of making the public safer, Colorado’s magazine capacity limits have had a bah-humbug effect on this family’s Christmas celebration.

By Rob O'Dea · December 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Politics, Right To Arms
Photo: Damon Sasso

Hickenlooper’s baseless verbal assault on law-abiding gun owners

Many lives have been saved because of good people with guns in Colorado Springs—law enforcement officers and citizens alike.

By Ari Armstrong and David Kopel · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Ari Armstrong, Civil Liberties, Colorado Springs, Criminal Justice, Dave Kopel, Right To Arms
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Analysis: Robert Dear vs ‘Roe v Wade’

We have heard that Dear referenced “no more baby parts” and it is easy to conceive this loner decided his violence was necessary to stop the killing of babies. El Paso County prosecutors will argue that a “defense of others” argument is inapposite because abortions going on at Planned Parenthood were not terminating the life of a person.

By Craig Silverman · November 29, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Criminal Justice, Legal, National, Politics, Right To Arms
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Dudley Brown’s political bullying harms gun rights in Colorado

As long as necessary, we will continue to fight to expand our gun rights, one round at a time if needed.

By Jon Caldara · May 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Jon Caldara, Right To Arms
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Session ends, but gun magazine debate rages on

“Do you want to pass a bill that can be actually signed into law or do you want to make a statement?” – Senator Chris Holbert

By Todd Shepherd · May 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Featured, Gold Dome, Right To Arms
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Letter to Jon Caldara from Dudley Brown’s legislative caucus

The following is a letter sent to Independence Institute president Jon Caldara, signed by 26 Colorado lawmakers who do not want to see a public vote on re-legalizing 30 round magazines in Colorado.

By Jon Caldara · April 30, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Exclusives, Featured, Gold Dome, Jon Caldara, Politics, Right To Arms
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30-round compromise? RMGO says ‘No’

“It’s my sense, however, that…(RMGO) is not willing to negotiate, has drawn a line in the sand in terms of lifting the limit from 15 to 30.”

By Todd Shepherd · April 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Featured, Gold Dome, Original Report, Politics, Right To Arms
Ruling stretches law and fact to uphold Colorado gun control legislation

Ruling stretches law and fact to uphold Colorado gun control legislation

Federal Judge Marcia S. Krieger (Chief Judge, 10th Circuit District Court) seems to have stretched both facts and law in ruling against the individual rights of Colorado citizens and in favor of government restrictions and control in finding the 2013 Colorado “gun ban” legislation constitutional.

By Matt Arnold · July 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Featured, Gold Dome, Right To Arms