ERPO in COLORADO

“Extreme Risk Protection Orders are data-driven, life-saving tools that are essential in efforts to reduce American gun violence in all its forms. In addition to Governor Polis, we want to thank House Majority Leader Alec Garnett, Senator Lois Court, Senator Brittany Pettersen, and our friend and ally Representative Tom Sullivan for leading this effort. We also want to recognize the longtime leadership of Colorado Ceasefire as well as the tireless work from our partners at the Colorado Coalition Against Gun Violence, Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence, and the Marigold Project for their work and dedication in making this life-saving law a reality. This vital law will help save lives in the Centennial State.”

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Colorado’s Criminal Betrayer

In the wake of the tragic shooting in Tucson, the National Rifle Association (NRA) continues to claim that those who carry concealed handguns in our communities are among most responsible and law-abiding Americans to be found. A recent story from Colorado, however, illustrates the disturbing actions of a high-profile permit holder who has shown little …

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A Winning Issue

It has already been well chronicled that gun control supporters fared well in the November 2 elections.

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“A Coarsening of Society”

A fascinating story was featured this month on the cover of Harper €™s Magazine. Entitled €œHappiness is a Worn Gun: My Concealed Weapon and Me, € the article was written by author Dan Baum, a €œfairly typical liberal Democrat € who recently obtained a permit to carry a concealed handgun in Colorado. Baum €™s article …

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April is the Cruelest Month

I have reached the age where I sometimes have difficulty remembering what I did the day before yesterday. However, shootings over this past weekend at Hampton University and the University of Georgia have vividly brought me back to me the events of Tuesday, April 20, 1999, with precision. I will never be able to erase …

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