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Thu Jan 24, 2013, 05:56 PM

El Paso County (Colorado) passes measure defying Obama's gun control orders [View all]

Source: Denver Post


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. (Gazette file, Tom Roeder)

El Paso County's commissioners won't enforce laws federal or state that infringe on the Second Amendment right to bear arms and are prepared to face any financial consequences of not following federal law.

The five-member board may be the first elected panel in Colorado to pass a resolution challenging President Barack Obama's 23 executive orders designed to crack down on gun violence, but others could soon follow.

Weld County's commissioners on Monday will discuss a pro-Second Amendment resolution. And sheriffs in El Paso, Garfield, Larimer and Weld counties have announced similar stances.

County resolutions are typically symbolic gestures intended to show support for an issue.


Read more: http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_22436618/el-paso-county-passes-measure-support-second-amendment



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