Colorado Senate debates gun bill, due process, public safety

 

March 22, 2019



DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Democrat-led Senate debated the Second Amendment rights of gun owners, due process and public safety on Friday as it considered a bill that would allow weapons to be seized from people who are determined by a court to pose significant risk.

Two Senate votes approving the bill are needed before it is sent back to the House, which has already approved it, to consider Senate amendments.

Republicans defeated similar legislation in 2018 before they lost control of the Senate in November elections that saw Democrats consolidate statehouse control and retain the governor...



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