Assault Weapon Ban Officially Dead

By Bo Beard | May 14, 2024

HB24-1292

A bold initiative to ban the sale and transfer of what are commonly referred to as assault weapons in Colorado has concluded decisively, marking a pivotal moment in the ongoing discourse on gun control legislation. 
 

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The legislation, labeled as HB24-1292, was spearheaded by Democratic Sen. Julie Gonzales from Denver.
 

The bill's advancement

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However, in a recent communication to CPR News via text message, Gonzales revealed her decision to pause the bill's advancement by requesting a vote to indefinitely postpone it in committee.