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Recalled Colorado Sen. Angela Giron: We can beat the gun lobby we already have
The Washington Post ^ | September 20, 2013 | Angela Giron

Posted on 09/22/2013 1:26:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

President Obama has now addressed the seventh mass shooting of his presidency, and we certainly heard the weariness in his voice Monday as spoke about the massacre at the Washington Navy Yard: “It’s a shooting that targeted our military and civilian personnel. These are men and women who were going to work, doing their job, protecting all of us. They’re patriots, and they know the dangers of serving abroad, but today they faced the unimaginable violence that they wouldn’t have expected here at home.”

As a state legislator now branded by the word “recalled,” I can identify with that weariness. Gun legislation has stalled in Congress because lawmakers fear the fate I suffered — being targeted, voted out or recalled by extremist political activists because of views on firearms safety that dare challenge the gun lobby. The recall fight that my colleague, Colorado Senate President John Morse, and I lost demonstrated that no matter the cost of our political positions, common-sense gun-safety legislation is achievable. Colorado’s newest gun-safety laws have been in effect for months, and the recalls have no bearing on them. The legislation we helped pass proves that the gun lobby can be beaten.

Sen. Morse and I started the 2013 legislative session amid a constituent outcry to curb gun violence in our communities. The movie theater shooting in Aurora last summer and the Newtown massacre in Connecticut had brought guns to the forefront of our agenda. We passed laws that extended our state’s background-check system to include private sales, to keep guns out of the hands of criminals; limited ammunition magazines to 15 rounds; and made sure that domestic abusers aren’t allowed to buy or keep guns.

Each of these laws is already making Colorado safer....

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: angelagiron; banglist; colorado; democrats; dingbat; giron; guncontrol; gunfreezone; obama; secondamendment
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1 posted on 09/22/2013 1:26:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Swear to God, chick is like an Islamic.

Suicide Politician.

Detonate the legislative bomb, and expect your 72 virgins when you return to the private sector.

2 posted on 09/22/2013 1:28:02 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

Taqqiya for Dems is as natural for them as it is for Muzzies.


3 posted on 09/22/2013 1:30:30 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Lazamataz

But would you hit it ?


4 posted on 09/22/2013 1:30:33 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You lost. Get over it. Get a hobby.


5 posted on 09/22/2013 1:31:51 PM PDT by albie
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To: Lazamataz

Don’t know if she’s izzie but from the boob-toob interview I saw she is 3 french fries short of a happy meal ;’)


6 posted on 09/22/2013 1:32:07 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Gun legislation has stalled in Congress because lawmakers fear the fate I suffered — being targeted, voted out or recalled by extremist political activists because of views on firearms safety that dare challenge the gun lobby.

That's a whole lot of "extremist political activists." One might almost say there's enough to be a majority...

7 posted on 09/22/2013 1:34:47 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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8 posted on 09/22/2013 1:37:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gawd - that’s got to be the most unappetizing thing I’ve ever seen!


9 posted on 09/22/2013 1:40:56 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: rockrr

Me too. As I needed any incentive to stay out of McDonalds.


10 posted on 09/22/2013 1:42:43 PM PDT by sport
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To: albie

The thing we must all keep in mind is that she (they)
don’t consider the opposition to be citizens who’s
wishes they have to respect and they disrespect us
at every opportunity.

I’m glad she/they were thrown out and had I been in
their state I would have voted to do so.


11 posted on 09/22/2013 1:43:03 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ComDem CRAZY!

Totally Insane. Almost as insane as Pelosi.


12 posted on 09/22/2013 1:43:38 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...made sure that domestic abusers aren’t allowed to buy or keep guns.

Apparently she never heard of the Lautenburg Amendment.

13 posted on 09/22/2013 1:44:48 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: rockrr

It’s a diet meal.


14 posted on 09/22/2013 1:46:09 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The legislation we helped pass proves that the gun lobby can be beaten.

Firearms should be used responsibly, on that I would never disagree. However, Miss, for you to come out and say things like that aggressively AFTER you've been recalled means the scripture is true about the tongue being untamed.

Your REAL intent is to disarm the public and make them subject to despotism. Your very words indicate that MY statement is true. You would deny that premise and the scripture is again true that men (and women, in your case) tend to lie a lot.

Also, someone else said, "You can fool some of the people some of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time." Time's up. We're not being fooled anymore. I would decree that your name should never again be used publicly. As such, you will be quickly forgotten.

15 posted on 09/22/2013 1:48:15 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Angela, eat your peas.


16 posted on 09/22/2013 1:48:37 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; rockrr; sport

The punch line to this picture is embedded in its filename: “angry-meal.jpg” ...


17 posted on 09/22/2013 1:48:40 PM PDT by Yossarian
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She planned it this way so she would have more time to travel the country spreading the word about Bitter Clinger.

And Obama planned on Putin pushing Assad to give up his WMD’s by getting Lurch to plant te idea in Putin’s head.


18 posted on 09/22/2013 1:50:50 PM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don’t need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: Lazamataz

I’ve found that some good scotch helps make people like her tolerable. Now if she’d just shut up.


19 posted on 09/22/2013 1:51:17 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

Preach it to President Obama, Angela baby. Make it the centerpiece of every speech of his until the 2014 elections.

Push it hard.

May the termites eating away at the Constitution break their jaws on the steel of the second amendment.


20 posted on 09/22/2013 1:54:52 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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