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Colorado Dems: "Sheriffs stand with Criminals"

Charles3446 Wrote: May 30, 2013 12:19 PM
Why WOULD the Sheriffs want to stand with the state government? Will there be ANY state politicians around, when an officer NEEDS HELP??? HECK, NO!!! But there WILL BE GOOD PEOPLE, who support law enforcement! The Sheriffs are just being logical and smart!

The Democrat majority in the 2013 session of the Colorado legislature pushed through new gun control laws requiring universal background checks for any transfer of ownership and restrictions on the capacity of ammunition magazines. They did so over the advice and united objection of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, the association representing the 62 elected Sheriffs in the state.

The Sheriffs crafted a five page memo  warning the legislators that the gun control measures they were proposing would be "unenforceable and possibly unconstitutional, while punishing law abiding citizens and doing nothing to reduce violent crime." About twenty of...