Posted February 8, 2017 6:00 pm by Comments

By Erika Haas


Second Amendment advocates in Colorado are, once again, on the edge of their seats as five gun bills are considered by the state legislature this week, reports The Colorado Independent.

A wave of pro-gun legislation is presented every year in hopes of overturning the strict gun laws passed in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting which left 13 dead (15 if you include the two shooters who committed suicide) and the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting which left 12 dead and 59 injured.

This year, members of both the House and the Senate have introduced bills related to magazine restrictions, the use of deadly force and campus carry.

Here’s a look at what’s up for review.

Senate Bill 007: Repeal Ammunition Magazine Prohibition

In 2013, Colorado enacted a law prohibiting the manufacture, sale or transfer of ammunition magazines holding more than 15 rounds. High-capacity magazines purchased before the law were grandfathered in.

SB 007, introduced by Senator Vicki Marble, aims to repeal the 2013 law. While the bill passed the Senate on Tuesday, it is almost guaranteed termination in the Democrat-controlled House.

House Bill 1097: Repeal Ammunition Magazine Prohibition

HB 1097, a …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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