Skip to comments.Colorado Shooting Competition Canceled In Wake Of New Gun Control Laws
Posted on 04/01/2013 7:06:42 AM PDT by EXCH54FE
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -(Ammoland.com)- Organizers of the Rocky Mountain Western States Regional IDPA Championship, initially scheduled to take place July 4-6 2013 in Montrose, Colorado, have announced that the match is being canceled in the wake of Colorados recently passed gun control laws.
An estimated 300-plus shooters from the neighboring states and across the country were expected to attend the three-day competitive shooting event. This is the second shooting competition to abandon the state after a recent announcement by firearms maker Ruger that it was moving the 2013 Ruger Rimfire Challenge World Championship out of Colorado.
With these new Colorado laws going into effect July 1, and based on the ambiguous way in which they were written, we have decided to cancel the Rocky Mountain Western States Regional IDPA Championship, said event organizer Walt Proulx of Grand Junction.
Due to the growing number of hunters and shooters choosing to boycott Colorado, and the risk that these laws as written will turn law-abiding citizens into criminals, we were left with no other choice but to cancel what was planned to be one of IDPAs major regional championships, and one strongly supported by Montrose-area businesses.
Cancellation of the Rocky Mountain Western States Regional adds to the negative economic impact resulting from the passage of Colorados recent gun control legislation. Already, Colorado-based firearms accessories manufacturer Magpul Industries Corp. has announced its intention to leave the state, and Michael Bane, an independent producer for the Outdoor Channel, has said he will cease production of four of the channels popular shooting programs in Colorado.
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“Hispanics are a huge part of the problem in Colorado. They are overwhelmingly Democrat voters and their population in Colorado is exploding. They are now 21% of the CO population and are a big part of the reason we have completely lost this state. Don’t kid yourself, Hispanics support big government and could care less if a gun competition is cancelled. These are solid Democrat voters.”
Hispanic make up 46% of New Mexico’s population yet New Mexico is competitive for Republicans.
You tell me about that group and ill tell you we can win theses folks if we can just get past the race barrier.
Colorado has other issues specifically rich democrats running a well-funded campaign of lying fraud.
A Billion Bucks, is still a Billion Bucks. No matter how you slice it.
True and why give up a shooting championship?