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Colorado Governor apologized for gun control laws he signed..

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Chee-to, Jun 16, 2014.

  1. Chee-to

    Chee-to Oregon Well-Known Member

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  2. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    So, basically he apologized not for signing the legislation, just for not communicating better beforehand. He has no concern over the laws he passed, nor with taking rights away from citizens. He's likely just trying to position himself for re-election and knows he'll need the Sheriff's support to do that.

    That's no apology, it's a waste of a news story.

    If he wants to really apologize, immediately repeal the laws he signed into action, then apologize for stealing rights from Colorado residents. After that, he can personally apologize to each and every gun owner and citizen of the state for taking their rights away. Maybe then we might start to take an apology seriously.
     
  3. cookie

    cookie THE SOCIALIST STATE OF KALI - FORNIA Well-Known Member

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    Hang him high for all others to see.
     
  4. meener777

    meener777 King County Active Member

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    Lets hope CO gets some payback come election time.
     
  5. Toxic6

    Toxic6 Higher then a PDX hipster (~10,000 ft higher) Active Member

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  6. Norm0931

    Norm0931 Hillsboro, OR Sgt. Sheep Silver Vendor 2016 Volunteer

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    tldr;"My Great great great great great grandfather led the first militia...I'm an expert! That's why I can strip gun rights away from you non militia people!"
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  7. meener777

    meener777 King County Active Member

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    Thanks for the vid that was worth a watch. He justifies his mag ban based on an argument about criminal behavior, and he does admit that they can still get these magazines. How about a law that makes penalties harsher for shooting crimes involving high capacity weapons. How about spending some money actually going after the illegal weapons they possess and the criminals themselves. These laws that affect only law abiding citizens are just dumb.
     
  8. 1337BaldEagle

    1337BaldEagle Earth Active Member

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    This...


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  9. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    What? No apology for Magpul taking all those jobs out of state either? Though I hear that Magpul is still keeping their office in boulder so the sign can continue to annoy the anti gun types that populate the area.
     
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  10. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Then he turned right around and told the gun grabbers that he would sign the legislation again if it were presented to him. He lies and tells people what they want to hear. I hope the people of Colorado wise up and vote him out.
     
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  11. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    <- Why there aren't any school shootings in Israel!
    Teacher with long gun slung over her shoulder!!!

    So, what is a "high capacity magazine"? In an AR or AK a STANDARD magazine is 30 rds, in some handguns it's 19 rds, in others it's 6. Where do you "draw the line"?

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  12. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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    The gun grabbers would say any magazine that holds one or more rounds.
     
  13. JRuby

    JRuby St. Helens Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hincklepooper talks too much - he is simply trying to cover his bubblegum - time to get rid of him.
     
  14. thorborg

    thorborg portland oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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  15. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    I call bulsht on Hickenlooper. He's feeling the push back not only from the PO'd citizens he sold out but also from the lost jobs due to companies relocating. I bet tourism $$$ are also being impacted. Coloradans need to ditch him at their earliest opportunity.
     
  16. Znztivguy

    Znztivguy New Member

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    Hmmm...but recreational drug use is ok.....
     
  17. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    The higher he can get the states population the more BS he can get by with.
     
  18. Toxic6

    Toxic6 Higher then a PDX hipster (~10,000 ft higher) Active Member

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    LOL.....that, and the more voters he can import without much scrutiny.