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Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman Responds to Court Ruling Dismissing Challenge to Colorado Firearms Laws

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman issued the follow statement after reviewing today’s order by the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, which dismissed on procedural grounds a challenge to Colorado's 2013 gun legislation:

“I’m proud of the team in my office that fulfilled our legal role of defending state laws. The court today did not explain whether Colorado’s large-capacity magazine restriction and background check requirement are consistent with the United States Constitution. Instead the court dismissed the case on procedural grounds,” said Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman. 


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