Ritter vetoes gun bill, draws fire from GOP sponsor

Cites Columbine shootings in veto message By Jason Kosena THE COLORADO STATESMAN Gov. Bill Ritter signed his first veto of 2009 last week, quashing a bill that would have allowed residents with a concealed-weapons permit to bypass criminal-background checks when purchasing new guns. The legislation passed with heavy bipartisan support through the Legislature with 19 […]

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