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Cowardice ordered by Marine Commanders

by Craig Masters In an inexcusable act of cowardice in the face of facts, marines have been ordered to run and hide when danger approaches. But Maj. Gen. Juan G. Ayala, Commander Marine Corps Installations Command, whose head is probably … Continue reading

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Could gun confiscation come to Connecticut?

By Jack Minor –   Reports that the state of Connecticut is preparing to send out letters to gun owners with unregistered firearms has caused some to speculate the state may be preparing to engage in house to house gun … Continue reading

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Lawmaker pushes gun control bill using technology that doesn’t exist

By Jack Minor –     In a new twist on the gun control issue a Democratic senator from Massachusetts wants to mandate guns be sold with technology that doesn’t exist.   Sen. Edward Markey introduced a gun control bill … Continue reading

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Pro Second Amendment billboard blasted by Bloomberg anti-gun group

By Jack Minor –   An anti-gun group funded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is demanding bill boards featuring a semi-automatic rifle as being just as American as apple pie and baseball be taken down, calling the … Continue reading

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Media giant debating building national database of gun owners

By Jack Minor –   Supporters of the Second Amendment who have longed complained that universal background checks would simply provide a list of firearms owners in the event of gun confiscation received a little more ammo for their cause … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins police pay better than other agencies

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – Police officers in Northern Colorado get paid pretty well, with rookies typically making more than $50,000 per year. Even accounting for inflation, officers make more than ever, but they’re expected to do more than ever at a … Continue reading

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Will Psychics determine gun ownership?

by Craig Masters In the aftermath of the crisis at Sandy Hook Elementary, those in Washington and many others in the media  suggest we who would be the next militia trade freedom for the false promise of security. They have … Continue reading

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Should hammer control be next?

  by Peter Grady –       While many liberals and media outlets are calling for restrictions on gun owners including national registration and a ban on assault weapons and handguns saying these weapons are used excessively in murders, … Continue reading

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Debt, Greed and Gun Control are dividing this house

by Craig Masters State Representative Rhonda Fields (D) was granted a lengthy guest column in the January 5, Denver Post. Her personal story not withstanding, her efforts to justify the socialists/central government position on gun control does make one valid … Continue reading

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Obama says Chicago gun policy will work in Colorado?

by Craig Masters No surprise that ‘Berkely.edu’ would spread the wrong ‘facts’ In the “war-torn” city of Chicago, Illinois, hundreds of Americans have been killed by armed criminals this year. But Barack Obama and the Democratic platform repeated, almost verbatim, … Continue reading

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Gun Control group ranks CO 13th for restricting 2nd Amendment

by Peter Grady – A gun control group has released its annual state rankings and many may be surprised to learn Colorado is the 13th most restrictive state when it comes to gun control. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun … Continue reading

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AG: Gun control would have stopped Fast and Furious

by Jack Minor – In an astonishing admission, Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress that a lack of gun control was to blame for the government selling guns to Mexican drug cartels. Holder sent a letter to Rep. Darrell Issa, … Continue reading

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Obama opens site asking Americans to report attacks against policies

  by Jack Minor – The Obama campaign announced they are launching a new website where supporters can report any type of personal attack against the President and his policies including rumors and e-mails. In announcing the site, attackwatch.com, Obama’s … Continue reading

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Sen. Udall signs letter opposing UN treaty regulating guns

  By Jack Minor   Gun rights supporters say Sen. Mark Udall’s signature on a letter that opposes a UN treaty regulating firearms is largely symbolic and an attempt to hide a pro-gun-control record. The United Nations Small Arms treaty would require … Continue reading

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School board disallows guns anywhere, usurps state law

by Jack Minor   Members of the District 6 school board passed a rule forbidding citizens legally allowed to carry a firearm from being in any location the school holds an activity,  including museums, parks and other locations.   Under the … Continue reading

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Emails: ATF Encouraged Gun Sales to “Bad guys” Despite Gun Dealer’s Concerns

By Mike Bauman Emails released this week by congressional investigators have revealed that an unnamed firearms dealer involved in the ATF’s Project Gun Runner had repeatedly expressed concerns about participating in the program. Project Gun Runner was an ATF operation … Continue reading

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Secret ATF program to sell guns to Mexico backfires

By Mike Bauman Senator Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, has sent a letter to BATFE Director, Kenneth Melton, decrying the contents of an email Grassley obtained in which the ATF told its employees that they are not under any obligation to answer … Continue reading

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Obama: “I’m working on gun control under the radar”

  by Jack Minor  While the Obama administration said it is committed to gun rights, a gun control advocate has spilled the beans, saying Obama is using stealth to work on firearms restrictions.  The Washington Post did a story on Steve … Continue reading

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Congress Considers National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

By Mike Bauman Congressmen Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) and Heath Shuler (D-N.C.) have introduced legislation that would allow concealed handgun permit holders to carry while traveling outside their home states. H.R. 822 would require that lawfully issued carry permits be recognized … Continue reading

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Mexican Drug Guns Coming from Central America Not US Sources

By Mike Bauman Recent claims by Mexican President Calderone, then parroted by members of the US Congress and  President Obama, have widely claimed that the vast majority of firearms used by the murderous criminal  cartel members in Mexico originated in … Continue reading

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River of Guns Flowing to Mexico… from the ATF?

By Mike Bauman Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s recent visit to the United States has refreshed the debate about the alleged “river of guns” that is flowing into Mexico from the United States.  Calderon has called for a renewal of the … Continue reading

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Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police Oppose Vermont Style Carry

By Mike Bauman The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police have come out against No Permit or Vermont Style Concealed Carry.  The statement in its entirety follows along with responses from rank and file police officers. The police chiefs of … Continue reading

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Swiss Model of Gun Control and Military Service

By Mike Bauman Switzerland has long been viewed by many in America as being “soft” or “weak” for its stance of neutrality during the past two world wars.  However, this belief could be misguided.  A review of the Swiss military … Continue reading

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Pressure could mount on legislators after Wyoming passes conceal carry law

Story and photo by Jack Minor   In what has been called by gun rights opponents a “troublesome trend” for western states, Wyoming has passed a concealed carry bill similar to a bill working its way through the Colorado legislature. … Continue reading

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The Shootout: Conservatives should; 1)Compromise with the President; 2)Stick to their guns

By Mike Bauman What is the best course for conservatives over the next two years, compromise or stick to their guns*? *  By “stick to their guns” we do not mean actual firearms or any form of gunplay or violence. … Continue reading

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School Board will now meet in schools, believes current prohibition will provide safety

Story and photo By Jack Minor With a more subdued tone than the previous meeting, the District 6 Board of Education passed a policy to hold all future meetings  in schools for the rest of the  school year. The policy … Continue reading

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Could Your Neighbor be a Cruffler?

by Mike Bauman There is a little known segment of society that strikes fear into the hearts of hoplophobes.  Members are largely unseen, usually unheard, and mostly unknown.  They are the Crufflers. Cruffler is the nickname given to a holder of … Continue reading

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City with strictest gun control laws has most officers killed by gunfire

By Mike Bauman The City of Chicago has some of the most restrictive gun control laws in the nation.  Up until a few months ago, it was illegal for a private citizen to own or possess a handgun anywhere within … Continue reading

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Nearly 5000 Weld County Residents Are Packing “Heat”

By Mike Bauman Recent information from the Weld County Sheriff’s Office shows nearly 5000 Weld County residents have concealed handgun permits.  Permit holders tend to be a secretive bunch, understandably not wanting others to know they carry.  However, most cite … Continue reading

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Brown sticks to his guns, claims Norton for gun control

By Jack Minor Jane Norton’s senate campaign recently responded to an email comparing her to Sarah Brady by saying its contents were “totally absurd.” The email was issued by the National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR). The email titled “What … Continue reading

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Gubernatorial candidate supports restricting Constitutional rights without due process

By Mike Bauman  Denver Mayor and Gubernatorial Candidate John Hickenlooper has joined several mayors, mostly from the east and west coasts, in requesting Congress to pass a law that prohibits persons on the Justice Department’s Terrorist Watchlist from purchasing firearms.    On … Continue reading

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Supreme Court decision not the victory many gun rights supporters thought

By Jack Minor Many gun rights supporters are celebrating last week’s Supreme Court decision McDonald v. Chicago, which for the second time affirmed that the right to bear arms is an individual right. However, buried in the decision is a … Continue reading

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Supreme Court holds that Second Amendment applies to all levels of government

By Mike Bauman On June 28, 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled in a 5-4 decision that the Right to Keep and Bear Firearms is an individual right that applies to all levels of government. In … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Holds The Second Amendment Applies to All Levels of Government

By Mike Bauman On June 28, 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled in a 5-4 decision that the Right to Keep and Bear Firearms is an individual right that applies to all levels of government. In … Continue reading

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Children learn firearm safety at shooting expo

By Jack Minor Families from all over Northern Colorado had an opportunity to learn firearm safety and test fire various firearms at the 4th annual Family Shooting Sports Expo last weekend in Galeton. The event was hosted by the Weld … Continue reading

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