There’s a story over at Townhall.com about the sheriffs in Colorado, who don’t like the new Colorado gun laws.
The VAST MAJORITY of sheriffs in Colorado – 54 out of 64 – have filed a lawsuit challenging the regulations as unconstitutional.
Let’s hope they have some success.
Sounds a lot like Illinois, where over 90 of the 102 counties are markedly pro-gun, and the triumvirate of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton impose their will on the rest of us.
Colorado sheriffs sue over new gun restrictions
DENVER (AP) — Colorado sheriffs upset with gun restrictions adopted in the aftermath of last year’s mass shootings filed a federal lawsuit Friday, challenging the regulations as unconstitutional.
The lawsuit involves sheriffs from 54 of Colorado’s 64 counties, most representing rural, gun-friendly areas of the state.
The sheriffs say the new state laws violate Second Amendment protections that guarantee the right to keep and bear arms. Opponents are criticizing the lawsuit as political maneuvering.
The filing targets Colorado laws that limit the size of ammunition magazines and expand background checks. The regulations passed the Legislature this spring and are set to take effect July 1.
It isn’t yet clear whether the sheriffs’ challenge will delay or jeopardize the laws. The filing, however, guarantees the renewal of a fierce debate over gun control…
You can read the whole article here.