Skip to comments.Boulder Residents File Lawsuit Against City Over ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban
Posted on 05/17/2018 12:37:14 PM PDT by rktman
A group of Boulder residents filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the City Councils 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 Colorado Shooting Team, are all plaintiffs listed in the lawsuit.
The ordinance passed by a unanimous vote despite an overwhelming number of public comments, telephone calls and emails expressing concerns with and opposition to the measure, Mountain States Legal Foundation said in a statement.
The West wasnt won with a registered gun, said William Perry Pendley, Mountain States Legal Foundations president. Colorado is not California; these laws have no place here.
The vote banned assault weapons, which the council describes as any firearms with the following characteristics:
Boulder Colo. gun ban ordinance 8245
The Boulder city council also raised the minimum age for firearm possession within the city limits to 21.
Owners of high-capacity magazines and bump stocks have a deadline of July 15 to dispose of these firearms and firearm accessories. Following that date, these items will not be allowed in the city of Boulder.
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I border Boulder County and wish them the best.
So you’re fine with 20 round mags then?
How does that do anything?
Boulder County, Berkeley/Seattle East ... 20 square miles surrounded by reality
Colorado is not California”
It didn’t use to be but unfortunately....
So pre emption laws in illannoy and commierado mean nothing? Judge should throw the ban out tomorrow and make the council pukes personally pay legal fees.
Goodl uck with that- the Supreme Court just refused to hear a lawsuit where california is regulating gun shops out of business by making it impossible for them to do business- The supreme court evidently feels that a state has the right to regulate guns out of existence
For the time being Americans have a right to move their tax paying to another state which is not run bys pewing liberals, for the time being. One or two states are working on stopping that, though.
A local government may not enact an ordinance, regulation, or other law that prohibits the sale, purchase, or possession of a firearm that a person may lawfully sell, purchase, or possess under state or federal law. Any such ordinance, regulation, or other law enacted by a local government prior to March 18, 2003, is void and unenforceable.
Seems like a no-brainer for a judge to toss out Boulder's law, but I guess it depends if they get an impartial one who follows the law, or a progressive activist one.
Uh, why am I, for some reason, “okay with 20 rd mags”? Confused but packin’ 30 rd mags.
WOuldn’t it be easier and more prudent to take a different approach? One outside the box? maybe like a Citizens Initiative:
All public employee’s, public servants and officer’s of the court, shall be prohibited from having any one in their employ or employed on their behalf to be in possession of any type of firearm or ammunition within 1000 yards. All Public employee’s, public servants, and Officer’s of the Court shall be prohibited from using, owning or possessing any type of firearm or ammunition.
Any violation shall be a Felony, all persons arrested or charged under this law shall be remanded without bail, shall upon conviction be sentenced to a Mandatory 20 years in Prison and 100% Civil Asset Forfeiture.
PUT THEM ON DEFENSE!
I tried to decipher the law, and I can’t figure out what is illegal...
Probably anything a conservative leaning individual owns. Crazy town!
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