Last night a woman was killed while handing her new rifle to her husband to be shown to friends or neighbors. While passing it to her husband it fired and struck the woman. She died before getting to the hospital. Here is the full story from 9News:
Concealed carry permits are far different. Until recently states did not have to offer concealed carry permits at all. Recently a federal court ruled that Illinois had to begin a concealed carry program. Now, while all states must somehow allow citizens to carry concealed weapons, each state varies significantly in their system to issue permits.
Today is the day many of us have feared. Gov. Hickenlooper has just signed three of the prominent gun bills that have been debated over the last several months. These three bills will both go into effect on July 1st of this year.
I am using the info distributed to me by RMGO and providing it as a summary below for our site subscribers: HB-1224: Bans all magazines that hold more than 15 rounds. HB-1226: Bans armed self-defense on college campuses; expanding criminal safe-zones to all state college and university campuses. HB-1228: Imposes a Jim Crow-style gun tax [...]
The other was told the next appointment time was in April. I really struggle to understand this. Denver County is no more slammed with application than any of the other counties (like Jefferson) and yet they appear unable to be able to keep up with demand.
Recently one of our students sent us a link to a website where you can find user manuals for almost any firearm on the market. The owner of the website has been kind enough to host all the files and make them available for anyone to access.
In classes I always warn students about a potential hang fire. A hang fire is when you experience a slight delay between when you pull the trigger and when the round fires.
While I could write an entire book about firearms myths, I would like to correct a few of them that pertain to Colorado’s gun laws that are important to know. I have now heard many, many
people who have never owned a firearm before, and some who have stating things that just aren’t reality or truth. I would like to cover a few of those questions and answers.
Right now there is a big debate going on in regards to passing some sort of ban on Assault Rifles or Weapons. In Colorado there is already new legislation drafted to ban Assault Weapons and it is expected to leave committee in 2013.
HOWEVER, each county sheriff does have a certain level of discretion in accepting training certificates and, as you may have guesses, most counties will not accept a training certificate that was generated from an online class. When I first started teaching classes