Skip to comments.Gun limits could lead to recalls of [California] legislators
Posted on 10/11/2013 7:48:41 AM PDT by 11th_VA
Gun-rights advocates are ready to launch a recall attempt aimed at some of California's most vulnerable Democratic state lawmakers - and the party's supermajority hold on the Legislature - if Gov. Jerry Brown signs some of the dozen-plus gun-control bills sitting on his desk.
They're emboldened by the successful recalls last month of two Colorado Democratic legislators who supported gun restrictions, including the leader of the state Senate. Voters replaced both with Republicans.
"As soon as the results came in Colorado, our phones started ringing," said Jennifer Kerns, the California political consultant who helped lead the Colorado recalls. "Until then, a lot of people thought California was a lost state (on gun-rights issues). But Colorado showed them it doesn't have to be."
Brown wouldn't be a recall target, organizers said. The costs are too great - perhaps $2 million - to gather enough signatures to put a statewide recall on the ballot.
Instead, gun-rights activists are focused on legislators who voted for the gun bills before Brown, a list that includes nearly every Democrat in Sacramento.
The big advantage: Gathering signatures to recall an Assembly or state Senate member is comparatively cheap.
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It might work if it’s a off cycle election, most Democrats only came out to vote for O so they aren’t that motivated to show when one of their stars isn’t up for election. The real problem is that most of the conservatives have already been squeezed out of the state due to high taxes and regulations. So even when the Dem’s don’t show up there aren’t any Conservatives left to vote them out. Will be interesting to see what happens.
When you have nothing left to lose, you go all out. What is the worst that can happen?
I am not sure, but I am leaving California soon, like next month.
Thanks. Seems hopeless, but on this issue I won’t go without a struggle. From my cold dead hand...
“Californias demographics have changed SO much in the past few years too many beholden to the Democratic party. I read yesterday that the under 25 population is now 70% non-White in California.”
i’m not a racist. i’m only a racist using the Marxist media definition, if you’re white, male, Christian, you just shut up.
anyhow, that statistic floors me when I think about my freshman year in college at the old boston state college. it was 1974 and this is amazing but true. in 5 classes that year there was one African American kid. if you go to any college campus in boston today, you could walk for two hours before seeing a white male.
I’ll believe it when I see it...