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  • Boulder City Council Unanimously Votes To Ban Assault Weapons, High-Capacity Magazines

    05/17/2018 12:41:48 PM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | 5/17/2018 | Dominique Mosbergen
    Despite angry protests and the threat of a looming lawsuit, the city of Boulder, Colorado, took a bold stand for gun control this week. Its city council unanimously passed an ordinance on Tuesday to ban the sale and possession of assault weapons, bump stocks and high-capacity magazines — becoming one of a handful of cities nationwide that has taken action to change its gun laws in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, shooting massacre.
  • Boulder Residents File Lawsuit Against City Over ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

    05/17/2018 12:37:14 PM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/17/2018 | Kerry Picket
    A group of Boulder residents filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the City Council’s Wednesday move to ban the possession of commonly owned semi-automatic firearms. The residents, represented by the Mountain States Legal Foundation, face steep financial penalties and jail time for the possession of firearms that are presently legal throughout the state of Colorado and the United States. They filed the lawsuit in federal district court in Denver, Colorado. A similar ordinance recently passed in Deerfield Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Jon Caldara of the Boulder Rifle Club, locally-owned Bison Tactical and Tyler Faye, a member of the University of...
  • Armed Samaritan Shoots Robber who Wounded Woman Store Owner

    03/27/2018 12:55:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 23 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On Friday, 16 March, about 2 p.m. in Aurora, Colorado, an armed robber victimized a small grocery run by an Ethiopian immigrant. In the barber shop next door, the barbers heard a scream, then a shot, then two more shots. One of the barbers grabbed his gun and went out the door. Outside he entered into a gunfight with the robbery suspect. From the portrayal of the other barber, it appears the armed Samaritan used cover and concealment.  Several shots were fired. The armed robbery suspect was wounded and ran off. Video of interview from the sceneFrom auroragov.org: It...
  • Russian funding of U.S. environmental groups shows how collusion is done

    03/09/2018 5:27:21 AM PST · by cowpoke · 18 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 3/8/18 | Kevin Mooney
    Last week, a congressional committee released a jarring and persuasive report on Russian meddling in American politics. Despite a media feeding frenzy over anything tangentially connected to questions of Russian interference, this report went largely unnoticed. The U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s “Russia’s Social Media Meddling in U.S. Energy Markets” details Russian funding of U.S. environmental groups, which used resources to protest the process of fracking and the existence of the Keystone pipeline. Russia, the world’s largest oil producer, figures to watch the U.S. surpass it within five years. Killing fracking and the pipeline stand as two ways...
  • CHINA’S LONG ARM REACHES INTO AMERICAN CAMPUSES

    03/08/2018 8:48:12 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Foreign Poilicy ^ | MARCH 7, 2018 | BETHANY ALLEN-EBRAHIMIAN
    Beijing is stepping up efforts to inject party ideology into student life. Some Chinese students are crying foul.When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Washington on Sept. 24, 2015 on a state visit, hundreds of Chinese students lined the streets for hours, carrying banners and flags to welcome him. It was a remarkable display of seemingly spontaneous patriotism. Except it wasn’t entirely spontaneous. The Chinese Embassy paid students to attend and helped organize the event. Working with Chinese Students and Scholars Associations (CSSAs) at local universities — a Chinese student organization with branches at dozens of schools around the country —...
  • CO: Bill Introduced to Repeal Colorado Restrictions on Magazine Capacity

    01/17/2018 7:11:41 AM PST · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Republicans in the Colorado Senate have introduced a bill to repeal the limits placed on magazine capacity in 2013. Here is the summary of SB18-052: The bill repeals statutory provisions: Prohibiting the possession of certain ammunition magazines; and Requiring each of certain ammunition magazines that are manufactured in Colorado on or after July 1, 2013, to include a permanent stamp or marking indicating that the magazine was manufactured or assembled after July 1, 2013. The magazine limits were heavily contested by the Colorado Sheriffs who sued Governor Hickenlooper over the law.  The lawsuit was eventually dismissed, because no one...
  • CO: Common Sense Prevails, No Charges for Rep Who Forgot Gun was in Carry-on

    12/24/2017 5:44:46 AM PST · by marktwain · 33 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 December, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    In a show of common sense, no charges were filed against State Representative Lori Saine, R-Firestone. Lori had forgotten that her personal, legal, self-defense firearm was in her carry-on luggage. From thedenverchannel.com: DENVER — The Boulder County District Attorney has decided not to press charges against Colorado State Rep. Lori Saine, R-Firestone, who was arrested December 5 after carrying a loaded gun through security at Denver International Airport.In a statement released Thursday, Boulder District Attorney Stanley Garnett's office said a criminal case against Saine could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt and charges “are not appropriate.” She was...
  • Stoned: How Colorado's 5 Years of Legal Pot Is 'Devastating Communities'

    11/27/2017 12:47:57 PM PST · by fwdude · 224 replies
    CBN News ^ | 11-21-2017 | Dale Hurd
    This week marks the fifth anniversary of Colorado's legalization of the commercial marijuana trade, and the reviews aren't good. An editorial in the Colorado Springs Gazette reports, "Five years of retail pot coincide with five years of a homelessness growth rate that ranks among the highest rates in the country. Directors of homeless shelters, and people who live on the streets, tell us homeless substance abusers migrate here for easy access to pot." The paper says, "Five years of Big Marijuana ushered in a doubling in the number of drivers involved in fatal crashes who tested positive for marijuana, based...
  • [Cory Gardner] Top Republican says Senate should expel Moore if he wins

    11/13/2017 3:45:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 38 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/13/17 | Stephen Dinan
    The top Senate Republican campaign official said Monday that the Senate should move to expel Roy Moore should he manage to win the special election next week for senator from Alabama. “I believe the individuals speaking out against Roy Moore spoke with courage and truth, proving he is unfit to serve in the United States Senate and he should not run for office,” said Sen. Cory Gardner, Colorado Republican. “If he refuses to withdraw and wins, the Senate should vote to expel him, because he does not meet the ethical and moral requirements of the United States Senate.” It’s the...
  • Shannon Watts Looking at Run for Congress in Colorado CD-2

    06/20/2017 6:21:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    CD2 is a heavily Democrat Colorado Congressional district that includes Boulder, Colorado. Boulder is a very left leaning University town. The person who wins the Democrat primary will almost certainly win the Congressional seat. Shannon Watts owns property there.  She may use her anti-rights work for Michael Bloomberg in an attempt to lever herself into Congress. On June 12, 2019 Shannon Watts said she was looking at running for the seat in 2018.  From denverpost.com: Within hours of U.S. Rep. Jared Polis formally announcing his run for Colorado governor, two Democrats — Ken Toltz and Shannon Watts, both gun-control...
  • Colorado Knife Law Reform is on Governor’s Desk

    03/24/2017 6:20:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 22 replies
    ammoland ^ | 19 March, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Colorado is working hard to reform its antiquated knife bans.  In the late 1950's and early 1960's, a wave of bans on knives swept the nation. The were propelled by emotional tirades of a New York Congressman, and fueled by allegations of widespread use by gangs, in spite of a lack of data. There was no wave of knife violence. But the fake media of the day was able to sweep bans on “gravity” and “switchblade” knives through legislatures across the country.  A federal ban in the interstate shipping of automatic knives was enacted into law in 1958, and...
  • The Rise and Fall of Ex-Reality-TV Star, Gunsmoke Guns' Rich Wyatt

    03/14/2017 1:10:25 PM PDT · by MileHi · 25 replies
    Westword ^ | March 13, 2017 | Michael Roberts
    Rich Wyatt, the star of American Guns, a once-popular Discovery Channel program that showcased him, his telegenic family, including wife Renee and kids Paige and Kurt, and his business, Wheat Ridge's Gunsmoke Guns, has been found guilty of conspiring to deal firearms without a license and multiple tax charges. The verdict completes the fall of a once-prominent TV personality who rubbed shoulders with celebrities such as rock star Ted Nugent and even a former President of the United States, George W. Bush.
  • C&O 614 Erie Limited, Spring 1997

    01/28/2017 9:07:38 PM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    yankinga ^ | Published on Mar 29, 2014 | yankinga
    Ross Rowland's C&O 614 on her second series of "Erie Limited" trips for NJ Transit in the Spring of 1997, Hoboken to Port Jervis round trips.
  • CO: Armed Man busts Car Burglary Ring after Shots Fired

    12/07/2016 4:31:18 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 December, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Mark Plaskett.  Image from krdo.com It was before dawn on Sunday morning , 27 November, 2016, in Fountain, Colorado. Mark Plaskett was wakened by his garage door opening. It was 5 a.m. He grabbed his pistol and a flashlight and responded. Three strange cars were parked in the quiet, residential neighborhood. Plaskett believes that he had forgotten to lock his van.  That is likely how they accessed his garage door opener. As Plaskett entered the street with flashlight and pistol, one of the cars immediately took off.  Plaskett attempted to capture people in the second car, but both the...
  • Judy Shepard Warns of Consequences of Donald Trump’s Hate-Filled Campaign (barf alert)

    10/27/2016 5:32:07 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 22 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10/18/16 | Human Rights Campaign
    Judy Shepard, the mother of Matthew Shepard, warns of the consequences of Donald Trump’s hate-filled campaign, stating: “It terrifies me.” Judy and her husband, Dennis, founded the Matthew Shepard Foundation after their son was murdered -- one of countless LGBTQ people who have been victims of hate.
  • Early Colorado Vote

    10/21/2016 12:58:45 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 81 replies
    I've left the GOP and registered again as Independent voter. I voted Trump at the top of the ballot and voted Libertarian down the ballot in protest at the Republican Party's sabotage of our nominee and collusion to elect Hillary. Voted NO on major propositions, tax increases and to kick out all incumbent judges. Was a great feeling and a good early vote here this afternoon for me in my rural Colorado county.
  • HUGE COLORADO RALLY FOR TRUMP- More People In Overflow Crowd Than at Hillary’s Rallies All Month!

    10/03/2016 7:18:55 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 47 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | October 3, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    ANOTHER FULL HOUSE FOR TRUMP — MASSIVE RALLY IN LOVELAND, COLORADO! There were more people in the overflow crowd outside the center than Hillary Clinton has had at all her rallies combined this month! WOW!
  • LIVE:Trump 9/17/2016 Houston, TX at 1pm CT and Colorado Springs at 7:30pm MT

    09/17/2016 3:42:37 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 591 replies
    Saturday, September 17, 2016: Live coverage of Donald J. Trump’s speech to the families of victims of illegal aliens and their supporters at The Remembrance Luncheon. Live coverage begins at 1:00 PM CT. Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: OMNI Hotel Houston, TX @ 1pm CT Saturday, September 17, 2016: Live streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Colorado Springs, CO at Jet Centers of Colorado. Live coverage begins at 7:30 PM MT. Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: Hangar at Jet Centers of Colorado
  • Open Carry at the Gas Station with Colorado Visitor

    09/15/2016 4:41:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 September, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    I often open carry, especially in the summer when the temperatures make concealed carry a bit more cumbersome.  I was open carrying at this Yuma, Arizona gas station when a man approached me. He asked if Arizona were an open carry state.  I said that it was, and went on to explain that most states were.  He said he was from Colorado, where open carry was forbidden in some cities.  Yes, I said, the Colorado Supreme Court had made a weird decision that Denver could ignore state law.  He said the city of Aurora also prohibited open carry in...
  • Green Billionaire Aims To Take Over Colorado’s Legislature(tom steyer alert)

    07/10/2016 8:34:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 7/5/2016 | Chris White
    Billionaire anti-fracking activist Tom Steyer has dramatically increased his political donations in four key legislative races in Colorado in an effort to push the state away from fossil fuels, according to federal and state campaign finance records. Steyer made three $200 personal contributions to Democrats in crucial state Senate races. Democratic senatorial candidates Rachel Zenzinger, Jenise May, and Daniel Kagan were the recipients of Steyer’s largesse. May and Kagan are running for open seats, while Zenzinger is trying to unseat an incumbent Republican. Big money donors like Steyer can contribute a maximum of $200 in Colorado to state House or...