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Bill to allow counties to ban firearms discharge clears House with surprising votes

Marianne Goodland - Colorado Politics | Published on 2/28/2023
A bill that seeks to allow counties to ban firearms discharges on certain private property cleared the House Thursday morning, with House Republicans mounting a furious, last-minute effort to kill it.

But the final vote — with eight Democrats voting against — shows the issue got Democratic opposition rarely seen on gun control bills that have moved in the last few years through Colorado's state House, a legislative body dominated by Democrats.