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Assault Weapons Ruling in CA, Implications & Reflections for Colorado

In a recent and striking legal development, U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego once again overturned California’s decades-old ban on assault weapons. This decision carries significant implications for not only California but also for the broader discussion surrounding gun rights and gun control policies, including those in the State of Colorado. Judge Benitez’s

Understanding the Complex Landscape of Gun Violence and Its Political Implications

Gun violence is a pervasive issue that affects communities across the United States. The horrific realities of school and hate-motivated shootings, coupled with daily occurrences of gun violence, underscore the urgency of addressing this crisis. It is no surprise that Americans rank gun violence as a top concern for Congress. To combat gun violence, we

Let’s Talk Guns, Colorado: A New Campaign to Promote Gun Violence Prevention

In an effort to reduce firearm injuries and deaths in the state, the Office of Gun Violence Prevention proudly presents “Let’s Talk Guns, Colorado.” This bilingual campaign, available in both English and Spanish, seeks to raise awareness of state and federal laws, as well as existing resources related to gun violence prevention in our communities.

‘Fierce urgency’ needed to prevent gun violence, House minority leader tells Boulder audience

Colorado Newsline, August 22, 2023 – Hakeem Jeffries joins Rep. Joe Neguse, local advocates to discuss root causes of gun violence and legislative successes. We were pleased to join a community violence prevention discussion hosted by Rep. Joe Neguse and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries. In the words of Hakeem Jeffries, “fierce urgency” is needed

Comments on Minimum Age Law

Starting Monday August 7, new legislation raises the minimum age to purchase any firearm in Colorado to 21 years old. Colorado Ceasefire, a gun violence prevention organization, believes this legislation is going to help tackle gun violence in the centennial state as well as firearm-related suicide among young adults. Click here to read the full article.