September 28, 2022

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GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION: Boulder County bans assault weapons, ‘ghost guns,’ among other gun measures

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BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — As of Tuesday, Boulder County has approved five gun-related ordinances that would ban the sale of assault weapons among other measures in unincorporated Boulder County.

The Boulder County Board of County Commissioners adopted five ordinances they say are designed to address gun violence in a 3-0 vote on Tuesday. The unanimous vote will take effect immediately and is supported by Colorado Senate Bill 21-246 which removed the restrictions on local jurisdictions from passing gun violence prevention ordinances.

“As elected officials, we have a duty to help prevent gun deaths and violence in our communities,” Board of County Commissioners Vice-Chair Claire Levy said. “The ordinances that the Board adopted for unincorporated Boulder County…

Morgan Whitley

2022-08-03 11:17:12

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