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Wed Jan 23, 2013, 07:56 PM

Colorado bill would allow some felons the right to possess guns.


State Rep. Perry Buck, R-Windsor, has introduced a bill which would allow some felons to once again possess a firearm, as long as their crimes were not violent felonies or other crimes such as burglary, arson or those involving the use of force.

"They will be allowed to have their constitutional right back," Buck said. "There is a big difference between an income-tax felon and a homicide felon."

Currently, the law prohibits felons from purchasing or possessing a gun or archery weaponry.

The impact of that law in unclear. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation, which conducts the criminal background checks necessary for gun purchases in the state, doesn't specifically track nonviolent felonies among its reported denials. In 2012, a total of 7,362 gun background checks were denied due to criminal records and mental illness adjudications, according to CBI data.



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So, the sicko gun nuts want to change the fascist RW meme "if you outlaw guns, only outlaws will have them." - and not in a good way.

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baldguy Jan 2013 OP
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Response to baldguy (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 08:02 PM

1. Perry Buck

is married to Ken "I don't wear high heels" Buck. They deserve each other, the rest of us don't deserve either one.


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Response to baldguy (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 09:20 PM

2. If the sentence has been served, the debt has been paid as they say...

As long as the conviction was for a non-violent offense, I don't have a problem with this.

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Response to Marengo (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 09:22 PM

3. I don't either. n-t

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