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EDITORIAL: The lack of real change since massacre is a milestone of sadness

EDITORIAL: The lack of real change since massacre is a milestone of sadness

Colorado must wade into the dilemma of how much personal freedom to sacrifice in order for the state to detect and act on those who create such a danger to the public.

Rubio’s PAC airing ads defending Ayotte on guns

WASHINGTON | A political group backed by Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is coming to the aid of New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte, airing a new television ad in the Republican’s home state defending her stance on gun legislation. …

PERRY: Picking on the NRA has taught me plenty this week

PERRY: Picking on the NRA has taught me plenty this week

I’ve learned that many people who disagree with proponents of gun control seem to think that we wet the bed, and they talk a lot about that

GABBY GIFFORDS: Aurora and I know what gun background checks are really about

GABBY GIFFORDS: Aurora and I know what gun background checks are really about

I reject the idea that taking action to reduce gun violence requires us to compromise on our liberties as Americans

PERRY: Killing me softly with a stay in executions while shelling gun nuts

PERRY: Killing me softly with a stay in executions while shelling gun nuts

It’s a whole different story when a sobbing father tells you what happened on the other end of a gun, or because of the lack of cancer treatment, or because the government doesn’t ensure cars are safe, or vaccines, or canned tuna — whatever the issue is

EDITORIAL: Colorado can get realistic results from gun control and mental health changes

EDITORIAL: Colorado can get realistic results from gun control and mental health changes

What would improve public safety would be a massive increase in programs that prevent and treat mental illness, as well as programs to educate the public on when to intervene in the lives of those who are dangerously mentally ill, and especially those who have access to weapons

PERRY: The War on Terror is still killing us despite what ineffectual politicians say

PERRY: The War on Terror is still killing us despite what ineffectual politicians say

Despite complaints about our national debt, the price of gas and whether we should be able to own assault rifles, Americans have been dying in a war that’s gone on for more than a decade. The time to pay attention is now.

Colorado House panel approves bill to limit gun magazine capacity

Colorado House panel approves bill to limit gun magazine capacity

“In 90 seconds, that massacre occurred in less time than I will be up here testifying today,” she said.

Grand Theft No-Go: City’s lawyers say blocking sale of violent games not possible

Grand Theft No-Go: City’s lawyers say blocking sale of violent games not possible

City says banning games not possible after California Supreme Court rules against similar measure there

PERRY: Don’t be lulled into thinking what we’re doing keeps our kids at school safe from gunmen

PERRY: Don’t be lulled into thinking what we’re doing keeps our kids at school safe from gunmen

The problem is, some gun proponents not only think this is a rational, realistic idea, they think it kind of sounds like fun.