Colorado’s State Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Committee is often where many bills go to die such as last year’s attempt to bring Constitutional Carry to the Centennial State but now two pieces have been brought before the committee. One to die and one to live.
Colorado Democrats on the state House’s State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee voted 6-3 in party-line votes to “postpone indefinitely” House Bills 1036, 1037 and 1097. Such a move usually means a death sentence in Colorado’s Legislature.
This article is meant to take a look at Colorado’s open carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
Westin Sandberg says he was trying to raise awareness and exercise his right to carrying a firearm. Colorado law allows that citizens open carry a firearm without a permit in public with few exceptions.
On Tuesday March 22nd the case was heard by a three-judge panel and dismissed for several reasons, primarily, a lack of legal weight. The spokesperson for the panel, Nancy Moritz wrote that: ” The mere possibility that ‘some day’ a member…
SB 16-017 would have allowed Colorado citizens to carry a concealed handgun without being required to obtain the Colorado concealed handgun permit. A concept generally referred to as “Constitutional Carry” in the gun right community.
Colorado statute already allows that those with legal concealed handgun permits may carry on public University campuses but does not allow that school teachers or other faculty at elementary, middle, junior, or high schools may carry or have a firearm with them in the schools.
On a party line 18/17 vote the Colorado state senate has approved a bill that would remove the need for obtaining a permit in order to carry a concealed handgun in Colorado.
On February 1st, 2016 a change in policy by the State of Virginia caused over 20 state permits that were previously recognized in Virginia to no longer be honored there. If you live in one of those states, or a state that has never had reciprocity with Virginia this article will outline your options. Get […]
The homeowner had been tied up in his own home. When the intruder left the homeowner broke free of his bands and gave chase, allegedly firing his gun at the fleeing intruder’s vehicle.