‘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.”
“The ACLU of Colorado does not condone the recent personal Facebook post of regional volunteer Loring Wirbel.”
The Daily Caller drew attention to the posts on Loring Wirbel’s Facebook account this week.
— ACLU of Colorado (@ACLUofColorado) December 11, 2015
The ACLU of Colorado tweeted Friday that it “has accepted Loring Wirbel’s resignation as chapter representative to our state board.”
“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 »
CCC: Conceal Carry in Church: Charleston Shooting Prompts Gun-Rights Supporters to Call for More Concealed-Carry at ChurchesPosted: June 23, 2015
“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.”
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 down by Jeanne Assam, a volunteer security guard with a concealed-carry permit.
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 »
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.
Things haven’t been this bleak for Colo Dems since 2002 blowout. is the GOP back.
— Lynn Bartels (@lynn_bartels) September 11, 2013
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 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 victoryPosted: September 10, 2013
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.