Skip to comments.State grants Secret Service vast new powers (Colorado)
Posted on 03/29/2013 8:45:49 PM PDT by Red Steel
Soon will be able to enforce Obama gun laws without sheriffs' help
A bill is heading to Colorado Gov. John Hickenloopers desk that Republican lawmakers say would give members of the Secret Service broad arrest powers in the state and could provide a framework for federal agents eventually to enforce gun restrictions.
This is absolutely insane, Rep. Lori Saine, R-Dacono, said. In theory if a Secret Service agent is in a county where the sheriff has refused to enforce some of the recent unenforceable gun laws, the agent could arrest an individual if he believes the law has been broken.
The idea actually aligns with an Obama agenda to create vast new restrictions and regulations on guns. WND has reported that hundreds of sheriffs nationwide, including many in Colorado, have said they cannot enforce federal restrictions that would violate the Second Amendment.
In Colorado, Weld County Sheriff John Cooke said he and many other county sheriffs wont bother with several laws poised to go into effect in Colorado because they would be impossible to enforce.
One of the laws would require private sellers to do a background check on purchasers in private gun transaction, but the sheriffs wonder how to keep track of whether gun owners are meeting the new requirements.
The new bill regarding the Secret Service, SB-13-013, passed on a nearly party line vote in the Democrat-controlled House and is now awaiting the governors signature. The bill grants members of the Secret Service arrest powers by considering them to be a peace officer, putting them on a par with state law-enforcement officials with respect to arrest authority.
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They are it again...
Forgot something ;^)
They are [at] it again...
They are it again...
The leftist extremists seem determined to turn Denver into the San Francisco of the Rocky Mountains and the whole state into California 2.0 by summer. I hear they're even working on an altitude tax.
People in CO have voted for insanity for many election cycles now, and I don’t see them reversing course.
Stuck on stupid.
It may well be time to think about packing it in here. The rape by Californians is almost complete. Too bad they can’t figure out why they felt it necessary to leave California, and yet still vote the same way here.
You probably shouldn’t show that around too much - I’m sure they’ll like it LOL.
Do we recognize one of the effects of pot smoking, yet?
Secret Service? WTH? State Laws? I don’t think that is in their duties.
Stuck on stupid.
Yep, the Useful Idiots are Stuck On Stupid but the leaders are stuck on pure evil.
They won’t let border agents arrest illegals.
They concoct a way for SS agents (fitting abbreviation) to arrest law abiding gun owning citizens.
Tyranny rules this country. It needs to be dealt with before we are at Churchill’s point of no return.
No one has higher legal authority than a sheriff in his juresdiction.
I am not so sure.
In California, liberals congregate in small land areas, and districts are drawn to favor these districts....then in turn these districts control the politics.
The lines for districts are a shame.
I fear the same is happening in Colorado.
California is not what its politics make it appear.
How many SS agents are they going to deploy here?
If I see any I will call my Sheriff.
And the Sheriff has the authority to Deputize you to back him up.
That could turn into a lot of deputies.
This is the sort of thing that can lead to igniting a real armed resistance. Not a good thing but in some parts of the country government is not seen as god.
Can’t believe this is the same place. Makes me heartsick.