El Paso County passes measure defying...

El Paso County passes measure defying Obama's gun control orders

There are 2 comments on the Julesburg Advocate story from Jan 23, 2013, titled El Paso County passes measure defying Obama's gun control orders. In it, Julesburg Advocate reports that:

El Paso County commissioners, from left, Amy Lathen, Sallie Clark and Peggy Littleton posed before construction started on the new shooting range at Fort Carson.

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Wallingford, PA

#1 Jan 24, 2013
40% of guns sold do not perform background checks on the buyer. These are acquired illegally through online gun sales, gun shows, etc.

Proud Citizen

Loveland, CO

#2 Jan 24, 2013
Well done El Paso County! As to our Attorney General, who stated that the, "Supreme Court gets to decide which laws are constitutional," yes, but with the caveat that the ultimate defenders of their own liberties are the American people, who possess natural rights, not privileges granted by a Washington, D.C. elite. The right to ownership of weapons by "citizens, not subjects" has been recognized since the time of the Roman Empire. We do not "get our rights" from courts or officials, but rather, some come with having the basic dignity of man.

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