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1931 Colo. Sess. Laws 399, To Prohibit the Use of Aircraft to Hunt, Take, Pursue . . . Water Fowl . . . To Prohibit the Discharge of Firearms Therefrom . . ., ch. 97, § 2.

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It shall be unlawful to discharge any gun, rifle, pistol, shot gun, or other firearm from any aircraft, airplane or airship while the same is in motion, with the intent or purpose to take, capture, kill or attempt to kill, capture or possess any migrat...

It shall be unlawful to discharge any gun, rifle, pistol, shot gun, or other firearm from any aircraft, airplane or airship while the same is in motion, with the intent or purpose to take, capture, kill or attempt to kill, capture or possess any migratory bird as described in Section 1 of this Act.

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1919 Colo. Sess. Laws 416–417, Foreign-Born Unnaturalized Citizens, § 1.

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. . . [I]t shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign-born resident to hunt for or capture or kill, in this state; any wild bird or animal, either game or otherwise, of any description, excepting in defense of persons or property; and to that end ...

. . . [I]t shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign-born resident to hunt for or capture or kill, in this state; any wild bird or animal, either game or otherwise, of any description, excepting in defense of persons or property; and to that end it shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign-born resident, within this state, to either own or be possessed of a shotgun or rifle of any make, or a pistol or firearm of any kind. Each and every person violating any provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty five dollars ($25) nor more than two hundred and fifty dollars ($250), or by imprisonment in the county jail not less than ten (10) days or more than three months (3), or by both such fine and imprisonment. Provided, that in addition the before-named penalty all guns of the above mentioned kinds found in possession or under control of an unnaturalized foreign-born resident shall, upon conviction of such person, be declared forfeited to the State of Colorado . . . .

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1913 Colo. Sess. Laws 156, To Amend . . . the Revised Statutes of Colorado for 1908, Concerning Powers of Incorporated Towns and Cities, ch. 53, §1.

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The city council, or board of trustees in towns, shall have power to regulate or prevent the storage and transportation of gunpowder, tar, pitch . . . or any of the products thereof, and other combustible or explosive material, within the corporate lim...

The city council, or board of trustees in towns, shall have power to regulate or prevent the storage and transportation of gunpowder, tar, pitch . . . or any of the products thereof, and other combustible or explosive material, within the corporate limits, and prescribe the limits within which any such regulations shall apply. Also to regulate the use of lights in stables, shops and other places, and to prevent the building of bonfires; and also to regulate or prevent the storage of gunpowder and other high explosives within the corporate limits and other high explosives within the corporate limits, or within one mile of the outer boundaries thereof. Also, to regulate and restrain the use of fireworks, fire crackers, torpedos, Roman candles, sky-rockets and other pyrotechnic displays.

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1907 Colo. Rev. Stat. 522, Offenses Against Habitations and Other Buildings, § 69.

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Any person who, with the intent to commit any crime, breaks and enters any building and, for the purpose of committing any crime, uses or attempts to use nitroglycerine, dynamite, gunpowder or any other explosive, is guilty of burglary with explosives ...

Any person who, with the intent to commit any crime, breaks and enters any building and, for the purpose of committing any crime, uses or attempts to use nitroglycerine, dynamite, gunpowder or any other explosive, is guilty of burglary with explosives and on conviction shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of not less than twenty-five nor more than forty years.

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1907 Colo. Sess. Laws 419, Game—Fish, § 10.

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No game shall be pursued, taken, wounded or Unlawful to killed in the night, nor with a steel or hard pointed bullet; nor with any weapon other than ordinary shoulder gun or pistol. . . .

Oscar F.Greene, A Revised Ordinances of the City of Boulder Page 157, Image 168 (1899) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Ordinances of the City of Boulder. 511. No Firearms or Shooting in. § 1. Any person other than the police officers of the city who shall take or carry or cause to be taken or carried into any of the parks belonging to the City of Boulder, any gun,...

Ordinances of the City of Boulder. 511. No Firearms or Shooting in. § 1. Any person other than the police officers of the city who shall take or carry or cause to be taken or carried into any of the parks belonging to the City of Boulder, any gun, pistol, revolver, or other firearm, or who shall shoot any firearm at or towards or over or into or upon any of said parks, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

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Isham White, The Laws and Ordinances of the City of Denver, Colorado Page 355, Image 355 (1886) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Vehicles for Transporting Powder, Sec. 14. No wagon, dray, cart or other vehicle loaded, in whole or in part, with gunpowder or gun-cotton, shall be permitted to stand or remain on any street, alley, highway or place in said city, except when unavoidab...

Vehicles for Transporting Powder, Sec. 14. No wagon, dray, cart or other vehicle loaded, in whole or in part, with gunpowder or gun-cotton, shall be permitted to stand or remain on any street, alley, highway or place in said city, except when unavoidably detained, and every magazine, safe, box or keg used for storing or transporting, and all vehicles employed in hauling gunpowder or gun-cotton within the city, shall have the word “Powder” painted upon both sides of the same in large letters.

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Isham White, The Laws and Ordinances of the City of Denver, Colorado Page 369, Image 370 (1886) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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City of Denver, Slung Shot – Brass Knuckles, § 10. Whenever there shall be found upon the person of anyone who is guilty of a breach of the peace, or of conduct calculated to provoke a breach of the peace, any slung shot, colt, or knuckles o...

City of Denver, Slung Shot – Brass Knuckles, § 10. Whenever there shall be found upon the person of anyone who is guilty of a breach of the peace, or of conduct calculated to provoke a breach of the peace, any slung shot, colt, or knuckles of lead, brass or other metal, or, when upon trial, evidence shall be adduced proving that such weapons were in the possession or on the person of anyone while in the act of commission of the acts aforesaid, such person shall upon conviction be fined not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than three hundred dollars.

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Colo. Rev. Stat 1774, Carrying Concealed Weapons—Penalty—Search Without Warrant—Jurisdiction of Justice, § 248.

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No person, unless authorized so to do by the chief of police of a city, mayor of a town or the sheriff of a county, shall use or carry concealed upon his person any firearms, as defined by law, nor any pistol, revolver, bowie knife, dagger, sling shot,...

No person, unless authorized so to do by the chief of police of a city, mayor of a town or the sheriff of a county, shall use or carry concealed upon his person any firearms, as defined by law, nor any pistol, revolver, bowie knife, dagger, sling shot, brass knuckles or other deadly weapon . . . .

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Edward O. Wolcott, The Ordinances of Georgetown Passed June 7th, A.D. 1877, Together with the Charter of Georgetown, and the Amendments Thereto: A Copy of the Patent Heretofore Issued to Georgetown by the Government of the United States, and the Rules and Order of Business Page 100, Image 101 (1877) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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Offenses Affecting Streets and Public Property, § 9. If any person or persons, within the corporate limits of Georgetown, shall be found carrying concealed, upon his or her person, any pistol, bowie knife, dagger, or other deadly weapon, such pers...

Offenses Affecting Streets and Public Property, § 9. If any person or persons, within the corporate limits of Georgetown, shall be found carrying concealed, upon his or her person, any pistol, bowie knife, dagger, or other deadly weapon, such person shall, on conviction thereof, be fined in a sum not less than five dollars, nor more than fifty dollars.

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