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Senate Approves Bill on Extreme Risk Protection Orders

DENVER – The Colorado Senate, on an 18 to 17 vote, gave final approval to the Extreme Risk Protection Orders bill (HB19-1177) Thursday that will enable law enforcement and families to ask a judge to order the temporary removal of firearms from persons dangerous to themselves and others.

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Introduction Of An Extreme Risk Protection Orders Bill (HB19-1177)

DENVER — In a well-attended news conference at the state capitol today, State Representatives Alec
Garnett (D-Denver) and Tom Sullivan (D-Centennial) and State Senators Lois Court (D-Denver) and
Brittany Pettersen (D-Lakewood) announced the introduction of an Extreme Risk Protection Orders
bill (HB19-1177).

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Colorado Senate – More Guns in More Places

To a nation reeling in the wake of yet another mass murder – this time at a Florida high school, Colorado’s Senate responded with its affirmative vote to allow permit-less concealed carry, which translates into more guns in more places.

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Thank You Dick’s Sporting Goods

Today, Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that it will no longer sell assault weapons, as well as ban high capacity magazines and bump stocks, and only sell firearms to those at least 21 years of age.

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We Are Angry And Saddened At This Death

In the wake of the shooting death Monday of Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick and the wounding of three other El Paso County officers, the grim toll of gun violence in Colorado climbs to three dead peace officers in just five weeks.

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