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Colorado ACLU Chairman Resigns After Writing About Shooting Trump Supporters 

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‘I will have to shoot you before election day’

Alex Pappas reports: The co-chairman of the Colorado Springs American Civil Liberties has resigned after being criticized for a Facebook post that said to supporters of Donald Trump: “If you are voting for him, I will have to shoot you before election day.”

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“The ACLU of Colorado does not condone the recent personal Facebook post of regional volunteer Loring Wirbel.”

The Daily Calledrew attention to the posts on Loring Wirbel’s Facebook account this week.

The ACLU of Colorado tweeted Friday that it “has accepted Loring Wirbel’s resignation as chapter representative to our state board.”

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[Read the full story here, at The Daily Caller]

“The ACLU of Colorado does not condone the recent personal Facebook post of regional volunteer Loring Wirbel,” the group said. Read the rest of this entry »

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CCC: Conceal Carry in Church: Charleston Shooting Prompts Gun-Rights Supporters to Call for More Concealed-Carry at Churches

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Valerie Richardson writes: He was a young gunman bent on shooting as many worshippers as possible, but Matthew J. Murray never got as far as Dylann Roof, the suspect in Wednesday’s South Carolina church massacre.negores-guns-book

[Check out Nicholas Johnson’s bookNegroes and the Gun: The Black Tradition of Arms” at Amazon]

“At a time when religion is under attack and we have the government every day running God out of the public square, churches have become the targets of opportunity for deranged people. Particularly if they assume that folks are not armed.”

— Kenneth Blackwell

Murray had already shot and killed two people in the parking lot when he burst into the New Life Church in Colorado Springs. Before he could pull the trigger again, however, the 24-year-old shooter was gunned downMore-guns-less-crime by Jeanne Assam, a volunteer security guard with a concealed-carry permit.

[See John R. Lott’s More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws, Third Edition at Amazon]

[PHOTOS: 11 times a good guy with a gun stopped a bad guy, saving lives]

[Read the full text here, at the Washington Times]

[Also see – VIDEO – How the Civil Rights Movement Changed Black Gun Culture]

That was eight years ago, but even though Ms. Assam was credited for saving as many as 100 lives that day, a dozen states continue to restrict the carrying of concealed firearms in churches — including South Carolina. Read the rest of this entry »


CNN VIDEO: Gun control backers defeated

Brooke and two of CNN’s political commentators discuss an overridden bill that could pit feds against locals in Missouri. They also discuss the two pro-gun control state legislators who have been recalled in Colorado.

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Colorado Recall Vote Claims Two Democrats

Altantic Wire – BRIAN FELDMAN – Colorado held recall elections on Tuesday night to decide whether or not to oust two Democratic state senators who supported stricter gun controls in the wake of events such as last year’s shooting in Aurora. State Senate President John Morse of Colorado Springs and Senator Angela Giron of Pueblo are both being out up for a vote. This is is the first state senate recall election in the state’s history. Read the rest of this entry »


Colorado Lawmakers Ousted in Historic Recall Vote Over Gun Law

Colorado Senate President John Morse, a Democrat, concedes defeat in his legislative recall race in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. Morse and Sen. Angela Giron, of Pueblo, who voted for new firearms restrictions in the state, faced the first state legislative recalls in Colorado history. Giron also lost. / AP

Colorado Senate President John Morse, a Democrat, concedes defeat in his legislative recall race in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. Morse and Sen. Angela Giron, of Pueblo, who voted for new firearms restrictions in the state, faced the first state legislative recalls in Colorado history. Giron also lost. / AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — Two Colorado Democrats who provided crucial support for a slate of tough new gun-control laws were voted out of office on Tuesday in a recall vote widely seen as a test of popular support for gun restrictions after mass shootings in a Colorado movie theater and a Connecticut elementary school.

The election, which came five months after the United States Senate defeated several gun restrictions, handed another loss to gun-control supporters. It also gave moderate lawmakers across the country a warning about the political risks of voting for tougher gun laws. Read the rest of this entry »


BREAKING: Colorado lawmakers lose recalls over unpopular gun-control law support , Second Amendment activists celebrate victory

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DENVER (AP) — Voters ousted two Colorado Democratic lawmakers Tuesday in the state’s first ever legislative recall launched over their support for stricter gun laws after last year’s mass shootings.

Senate President John Morse and Sen. Angela Giron both lost their jobs… Read the rest of this entry »