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Gun Rights Activists Descend on the Colorado Capitol to Be Heard (Short video)
Red State ^ | March 4th, 2013 at 06:30 PM | Aaron Gardner

Posted on 03/04/2013 6:42:01 PM PST by Red Steel

As the the Colorado Senate began debate on a series of anti-Second Amendment measures this morning, protesters supportive of the right to bear arms descended upon the capitol to make there voices heard.

Drivers circled the capitol complex with horns blaring, while protesters lined the street with signs and flags and an airplane circled above with a sign that read “Hick, don’t take our guns.”

Denver Post reporter Lynn Bartels, who began Capitol coverage in 2000 and covered gun legislation in the wake of Columbine, said on twitter that she had “never seen the Capitol like this.” Bartels noted the “swarms of people” at the Capitol patiently waiting to be heard.

While protesters filled the halls and circled the Captiol, a contingent of Colorado’s Sheriffs also showed their support for the Second Amendment. A fact that Senator Jesse Ulibarri attempted to make into a partisan issue, only to be mocked by the local CBS affiliate.

Ulibarri was recently in the spotlight for his suggestion that gun owners put down their firearms and pick up pens as a means of self defense.

TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment

1 posted on 03/04/2013 6:42:16 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Sheriff Terry Maketa of El Paso County, Colorado was the speaker for the large group CO sheriffs who stood behind Maketa while he spoke.

2 posted on 03/04/2013 6:46:51 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: RandallFlag
Can't post this article but the link about Hickenlooper thinking he's safe:

Hickenlooper doesn't think gun control will cost him re-election

I saw your 9 News post. :-)

3 posted on 03/04/2013 7:30:13 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

He’s out of his mind if he thinks that.

4 posted on 03/04/2013 10:06:09 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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