DENVER (DP) - At least three of the Democrats' signature gun bills are in danger of dying when they are debated on the Senate floor Friday.
It comes down to simple math: 20 - 3 = Fail.
Democrats have a 20-15 majority over Republicans and know they can't afford to lose more than two members on any bill. The dynamic has led to an intensive lobbying effort.
"The math is not a secret to anyone, and we are a planning a historical, monumental effort to make a sound case against these proposals," said Senate Minority Leader Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs.
The three gun bills Democrats have expressed the most concern about are measures that limit ammunition magazine rounds; ban concealed-carry weapons on campus; and assign liability for assault-style weapon damages to manufacturers and sellers.
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