Proposals to toughen gun laws gain in Colorado

Posted: February 17, 2013 at 4:24 a.m.

Lawmakers on Friday moved closer to passing a package of new gun restrictions in Colorado, a state that has lived in the shadows of two of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history.

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