Denver, Colo., May 8, 2023—Supported by a grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment (CDPHE) Oﬀice of Gun Violence Prevention (OGVP), a team of volunteers from Colorado Ceasefire is oﬀering free in-person and live virtual presentations for professionals and community groups throughout Colorado with updates and best practices on two key gun violence prevention tools: Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) and Safe Storage (of firearms). Presentations can be scheduled for professionals on the expanded list of petitioners or for community groups interested in learning more by visiting https://coloradoceasefire.org/request-a-speaker/. Presenters request a seven-day advance notice. Requests can also be submitted via email to ESS Campaign Manager LaneySheﬀel@coloradoceasefire.org (website requests are preferred).
Tom Mauser, father of Columbine High School shooting victim Daniel Mauser, left, Sandy and Lonnie Phillips, parents of Aurora theater shooting victim Jessica Ghawi, and gun control supporters gather after Gov. Jared Polis signed four gun control bills at Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver, Colorado on Friday, April 28, 2023. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)
SB23-168, 169, and 170 and HB23- were signed into law April 28, 2023 by Governor Jared Polis. This milestone received international media coverage.