7 gun-related measures considered in Colorado

DENVER — The Colorado Legislature is considering seven gun-related measures from Democrats today. A look at the bills and what they do:

— BACKGROUND CHECKS: House Bill 1229 would add a background-check requirement for many guns sold in private transactions. The Democratic-sponsored bill has already cleared the House.

— MAGAZINE LIMITS: House Bill 1224 limits gun ammunition magazines to 15 rounds. The Democratic-sponsored bill has cleared the House.

— FIREARM BAN FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS: Senate Bill 197 would expand a ban on gun ownership for people convicted of certain domestic-violence offenses. The bill passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on a party-line 3-2 vote today. One more committee vote awaits before the full Senate considers it.

— GUN LIABILITY: Senate Bill 196 adds legal liability for gun sellers and owners. The bill faced its first test today.

— GUNS ON CAMPUS: House Bill 1226 would end Colorado’s unusual law barring public college campuses from banning concealed weapons. The Democratic-sponsored bill has already cleared the House.

— ONLINE GUN TRAINING: Senate Bill 195 would require people seeking concealed carry permits to take gun training courses in person. The bill faced its first legislative review today.

— BACKGROUND CHECK FEES: House Bill 1228 would revive fees for gun purchasers who need background checks. The Democratic-sponsored bill has already cleared the House.

Source: Colorado Legislature



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YEEAYYY! SO glad to see this. 
Now all those predators, home-invaders and school-shooters, because they are SUCH law-abiding citizens, will all behave themselves and there will be no more gun violence.

As for the rest of us, well it won’t matter that our rights are being whittled away because there will be no more violence. Can’t wait.

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