The Denver Post | Colorado will expand background checks, create a gun violence prevention office and give local governments more authority on gun regulations
The Denver Post | In the past seven years , Colorado instituted one new gun law. Lawmakers passed six times that amount in one legislative session, and on Saturday, Gov. Jared Polis signed three of the bills into law.
These bills were announced after the mass shooting at King Soopers in Boulder on March 22, when 10 people were killed.
But, said Boulder Rep. Judy Amabile at the bill signing event, “It isn’t just about mass shootings.
“It’s about what we sadly call everyday gun violence,” said Amabile, a sponsor of one of the bills. “Every day people are dying all across our state from homicides, from accidents, from mass shootings and mostly from suicide.”
Click here to read the full article at The Denver Post.