Today new legislation will go into effect to loosen gun safety standards because the NRA bought our state gov. We need new leaders in Austin and DC who will fight for real solutions like universal background checks, red flag laws, and to get weapons of war off our streets.— Elisa Cardnell (@ElisaCardnell) September 1, 2019
I support banning high capacity magazines. I also support the 2nd Amendment, hunting, and people’s ability to protect themselves and their family. High cap mags endanger all of us, including police & 1st responders. Gun safety doesn’t mean anti-2nd Amendment. #BlueLivesMatter https://t.co/iuvSO9X9mI— Beverly Harrison for Delegate (@Bev4District15) August 23, 2019
Democrat Kim Mangone is the first new candidate to throw her hat in the ring for the U.S. House of Representatives 23rd Congressional District seat in 2020. In one of her first campaigning appearances, Mangone announced her intention to run against incumbent and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy at the Democratic Club of the High Desert meeting Saturday.Read More
For the last few years, Colorado’s best interests have not been fought for, said Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate John Walsh.Read More
The candidates share many of the same positions on reducing gun violence. They support instituting universal background checks and eliminating loopholes for gun purchases. They want to allow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct gun violence research and for Congress to fund those efforts.
Balter, Conole and Misso say the federal assault weapons ban should be reinstated. Misso noted that he supports universal licensing for gun purchases.
"You have to have a license to drive a car," he said. "You ought to have a license to purchase a firearm."Read More