“My first response was that I laughed out loud,” said Sen. Greg Brophy, a Republican from Wray.
AURORA | The mother and uncle of a teenager who was killed in the Aurora movie theater shooting are planning to attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday. The Denver Post reports Theresa and Dave Hoover, who lost 18-year-old AJ Boik in the July 20 massacre, already planned to be in Washington, D.C., […]
Victims of tragedy long have played major roles in the nation’s most dramatic public policy debates, and there are few more bitter, or expensive than this year’s legislative battle over gun control
“I will put everything I’ve got into this, and so will Joe,” the president said. “But I tell you, the only way we can change is if the American people demand it.”
“Who’s to say who’s mentally ill? Hoarders are mentally ill. If I’m a hoarder, I can’t have a gun?” said Councilwoman Renie Peterson
“To make a real and lasting difference, Congress must act,” Obama said. “And Congress must act soon.”
The NRA, the nation’s largest gun-rights group, has blocked gun-control efforts in the past and is opposing any new ones.
Obama has vowed to move swiftly on the recommendations, a package expected to include both legislative proposals and executive action