Personal weapon control

Campaign seeks a campus gun ban

DENVER – Colorado voters will be asked this fall to ban concealed weapons on college campuses, if a new political group gets its way. Safe Campus Colorado won the right Thursday to start gathering...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 130419606
Ar 130419606

Gun enthusiast offers shock and awe in Durango speech

On Wednesday, about 90 people gathered to hear Larry Pratt, the controversial head of the Gun Owners of America – an organization that falls to the right of the National Rifle Association – speak...

DATE: April 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 130419666
Ar 130419666

Local gun-rights speech to be streamed online

A speech planned today by a gun-rights advocate will be streamed live on The Durango Herald’s website. Larry Pratt, head of Gun Owners of America, is scheduled to speak at 6:30 p.m. at the Durango...

DATE: April 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 130419961
Ar 130419961

Guns verboten for pot users

Rocky Mountain Pawn & Gun is confident about its own cultural identity. Before entering the shop – a palace of weaponry and camouflage gear – customers must pass a sign indicating that hippies...

DATE: April 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Obama’s visit to Denver touts gun control

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will speak at the Denver Police Academy and meet with local law enforcement and community leaders to discuss gun violence Wednesday afternoon.The visit is a move...

DATE: April 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 130329956
Ar 130329956

McLachlan recall effort slow to get off ground

DENVER – A recall campaign against Rep. Mike McLachlan, D-Durango, still has not formally begun, two weeks after his opponents announced that the petition had been filed.Gun-rights proponents upset...

DATE: March 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man gets probation for selling weapons

A Durango man who conspired with a U.S. Navy SEAL to sell explosives and machine guns smuggled in from the Middle East avoided prison time Wednesday, being sentenced instead to eight months of home...

DATE: July 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News