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Colorado: General Assembly Continues to Follow California's Lead; Semi-Auto Ban Scheduled For Hearing

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Colorado: General Assembly Continues to Follow California's Lead; Semi-Auto Ban Scheduled For Hearing

The Colorado General Assembly continues to follow California's lead when it comes to gun control, this year already pushing for an 11% Excise tax on firearms/ammunition and now pursuing a ban on commonly owned semi-automatic rifles, pistols, and shotguns. On March 19, the House Judiciary Committee will consider House Bill 24-1292, which bans the manufacturing, importing, purchasing, selling, offering to sell, or transferring ownership of so called “assault weapons” . Use the Take Action Button below to contact members of the committee and urge them to OPPOSE HB 24-1292!


HB24-1292's broad definition of “assault weapon” bans all semi-automatic rifles including America’s most common rifle, the AR-15, along with countless other rifles, pistols, and shotguns that Coloradans use for hunting, target shooting, and self-defense. The bill also bans .50 BMG rifles, despite the fact that these rifles are essentially never used in crime. Even worse, the ban extends to common firearm parts and many innocuous components in the definition of “assault weapon” and “rapid-fire trigger activator” (FRT/forced reset trigger). A person in violation of this unconstitutional ban will be assessed a first time penalty of $250,000 and $500,000 for each subsequent violation!

Anti-gun lawmakers in Colorado claim this is an attempt to stop mass shootings, yet numerous studies have been conducted regarding the use and subsequent bans of semi-automatic rifles and always the results are the same; there are no discernable effects on violent crime or homicide rates. For more information on these studies click here.

Make Your Voice Heard!

Your immediate assistance is needed!  It is imperative that you contact the committee members NOW and urge them to OPPOSE HB 24-1292, which would severely restrict law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen! Please share this alert with your family and friends, and ask them to do the same.

We need your voice to push back on these efforts to strip away your rights in Denver! Sign up to testify (in person or remote) here: www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2024A/commsumm.nsf/signIn.xsp

Again, please use the link above to contact the committee members and sign up to testify NOW. Respectfully urge them to OPPOSE HB 24-1292. Stand and fight because Coloradans’ Second Amendment rights are on the line! Your NRA-ILA is closely monitoring all the legislation this session and actively opposing the anti-gun bills. Stay tuned to your inbox and www.nraila.org for more updates.


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