In a city scarred by a July mass shooting that left 12 dead and several dozen injured, council members decided that a three-member Public and Intergovernmental Relations Committee would decide official city positions on gun legislation.
The council could overrule the committee's position.
Prior to the meeting, Councilwoman Debi Hunter Holen, who is chairwoman of that committee, voiced support for gun-reform efforts that are likely to be presented by state lawmakers.
"There needs to be something," Hunter Holen said. "Whether it's background checks, magazine bans ... in Colorado, let's improve gun laws."
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