Joey BunchJoey BunchMarch 13, 20183min359

Dozens of walkouts are planned at Colorado high schools Wednesday at 10 a.m. to memorialize the Feb. 14 massacre at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Organizers say at least 2,500 schools nationwide are participating. “We will no longer tolerate gun violence," Jua Fletcher, Sofia Garcia and Sophie Cardin, student organizers at South High School in Denver, said in a joint statement Monday. "We demand that action be taken to protect our right to life and education. We need safe schools. We need comprehensive gun control.”


Hal BidlackHal BidlackMarch 2, 20186min2165

Problems rarely have simple, clear answers upon which everyone agrees. I offered a few rather depressing thoughts on guns in my last column, and in today’s missive I’d like to suggest what the White House might call alternative facts that are worth considering. Like most of you, I suspect you have been bombarded with a wide range of reactions to the most recent mass murder in a school. (Think for a moment how truly horrible that last sentence was – “most recent mass murder in a school” – and how that made instant sense to you.)


Ernest LuningErnest LuningFebruary 27, 20184min4666

The conservative Washington Free Beacon on Monday pointed out that Democratic congressional candidate Jason Crow works at a high-powered law firm that has lobbied and done legal work for gun interests at the same time he's attacked the "gun lobby" and been calling on U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman to return campaign contributions from the National Rifle Association.


Joey BunchJoey BunchFebruary 22, 201810min2237

In the wake of a Columbine-style school shooting in Florida last week, Colorado lawmakers again weighed a trio of bills aimed at loosening up the state's gun laws. All three failed on a partisan vote, as they do each year, including one that would have allowed school staff to carry firearms with an existing concealed carry permit.