Colorado Setting the Stage for Massive Gun Control Battle

Jan 10, 2023

Members of the Colorado Legislature have been pitching general ideas: strengthening the “Red Flag” Gun Confiscation law; 10-day waiting periods on all gun purchases; age limits; and outright bans on semi-automatic firearms.

Following the 2022 election cycle, Colorado voters delivered anti-gun majorities to represent them in Denver and they’re wasting little time to push through gun control.

A ban on so-called “assault weapons” has already been filed in the Colorado House and could be fast-tracked to Governor Polis’ desk, where he would be expected to sign it.

Taylor Rhodes, Executive Director of NAGR-state affiliate, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners sees these this and other proposals as infringements of constitutional rights.

Regarding the attack on Coloradan’s Second Amendment rights, Rhodes said:

“Our legal team is on notice and we are actively getting the lawsuit printers going. They are warming up. The court system is where we believe we can win. As the legislature decides what they want to do, they do have to keep in consideration that we are going to sue them, and how much money do they want to cost the state on these lawsuits? Because at some point, it is going to become frivolous on their end.”

RMGO filed an ongoing lawsuit last year against multiple local governments enactment of similar bans in Colorado, citing the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen as grounds to sue.

Read more at the Canon City Daily Record.

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