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The State of Colorado Part I: Denver Day of Resistance (VIDEO)
Guns. com ^ | Feb 25, 2013 | Max Slowik

Posted on 02/25/2013 11:08:25 AM PST by EXCH54FE

Protesters from across the state of Colorado scaled the steps up to the capitol building in Denver, rallying against the proposed gun control measures legislators will be voting on later this year. It was called the Denver Day of Resistance.

An estimated 400 to 500 people made it to the rally, and passers-by showed their support by honking regularly as they drove past the crowd.

There was no counter-protest, there was no conflict with the police, just a few hundred people cheering, singing, praying and showing their support for gun rights. It was one “hallelujah” short of preaching to the choir, although there were plenty of “amens.”

The crowd was made up of a blend of Colorado residents of all races and had all of the hallmarks of a proper gun rights protest. There was the dude dressed as the American flag, a couple wearing Civil War-era outfits, vets in and out of uniform, but it was mostly regular people there with their families, with their boyfriends and girlfriends, and people showing up by themselves to show support.

There were plenty of homemade signs, megaphones and snowballs — the west face of the capitol lawn was torn up by kids playing with each other — and speakers of all types, including Senators Vicky Marble and Lori Slaine and Mike Holler, author of “The Constitution Made Easy,” who was signing his books when he wasn’t leading the protest. One speaker, Evan Todd, is a Columbine survivor.

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KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; guncontrol; gunlaws; politics; secondamendment
Several of the speakers said that Colorado was a battleground for the whole country, and that there was a lot of pressure from gun control advocates like Mayors Against Illegal Guns and even the White House to pass the laws.

In any case, this may very well not be the last protest of its kind.

1 posted on 02/25/2013 11:08:34 AM PST by EXCH54FE
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To: EXCH54FE

My daughter and I along with 3 other friends attended this rally. It was well attended and my personal opinion was the number was closer to 500.


2 posted on 02/25/2013 11:11:48 AM PST by taxcontrol
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To: taxcontrol

When was this one?


3 posted on 02/25/2013 11:42:42 AM PST by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: Colorado Doug

“When was this one?”..

That my friends is exactly the problem. Although we all try to get the word out to the supporting public, the news media is NOT on our side and refuses to help. Word of mouth and a few emails, facebook posts, etc just doesn’t cut it. We need people like Gleen Beck, Rush, Limbaugh, etc. to keep hammering away at these rally dates and get the people aware. Our numbers are out there but they just fail to get informed.


4 posted on 02/25/2013 12:19:35 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: Progov

Indeed we do! These guys seem to be doing something in that area.

http://www.coloradoaccountability.com/forum/index.php

We need to get all of the different groups together, along with some Tea Party and conservative groups.


5 posted on 02/25/2013 2:52:44 PM PST by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: Colorado Doug

It was Sat the 23rd from 11 am to 1 at the Capital


6 posted on 02/26/2013 7:26:12 AM PST by taxcontrol
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