DENVER— A Colorado Democrat who wanted to prevent individuals suspected of posing a threat from possessing a gun quickly backed off that plan after details of the proposal became public late Thursday.
Rep. Beth McCann said she’s still working on a bill dealing with firearm restrictions for people believed to be a danger, but it’s unclear when it could be introduced or what it would look like.
She said she made a mistake by releasing a draft of the bill.
“It was totally my responsibility for getting it out there,” she said just hours after circulating the proposal that was scrapped.
That plan would have allowed psychologists, nurses and counselors to enter a person into the national background check system, prohibiting that individual from legally possessing a firearm for a year.
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