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Colorado sheriffs sue to block new gun-control laws
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| Keith Coffman
Posted on 05/17/2013 11:25:16 PM PDT by South40
DENVER (Reuters) - A group of Colorado county sheriffs, angry about two new state gun control laws passed in the wake of last year's mass shootings in Connecticut and Colorado, filed a federal lawsuit on Friday seeking to block the laws from going into effect.
The two laws, passed by the state's Democratic-controlled legislature with scant Republican support, ban ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds and require background checks for all private gun sales and transfers.
All but 10 of the state's 64 county sheriffs signed on to the suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Denver. In their complaint, the sheriffs allege the new laws, which go into effect July 1, severely restrict citizens' constitutional right to own and bear arms.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
posted on 05/17/2013 11:25:16 PM PDT
posted on 05/17/2013 11:45:11 PM PDT
(Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
The two laws, passed by the state's Democratic-controlled legislature with scant Republican support ...
posted on 05/18/2013 12:08:02 AM PDT
(Make plans and prepare. You'll never have trouble if you're ready for it. - TR)
posted on 05/18/2013 3:30:40 AM PDT
by The FIGHTIN Illini
(Wake up fellow Patriots before it's too late)
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