Many states and municipalities are passing more and more gun control laws forcing law abiding citizens to give up their rights while the criminals they were meant to target laugh in the background holding on to their weapons. In some cases those law abiding citizens are made into felons with the stroke of a pen. One towns citizens has had enough of the legislation thats being passed on solely based on emotions and fear mongering.
— The Washington Times (@WashTimes) January 7, 2019
The Washington Times writes Boulder’s newly enacted “assault weapons” ban is meeting with stiff resistance from its “gun-toting hippies,” staunch liberals who also happen to be devoted firearms owners.
Only 342 “assault weapons,” or semiautomatic rifles, were certified by Boulder police before the Dec. 31 deadline, meaning there could be thousands of residents in the scenic university town of 107,000 in violation of the sweeping gun-control ordinance.
“I would say the majority of people I’ve talked to just aren’t complying because most people see this as a registry,” said Lesley Hollywood, executive director of the Colorado Second Amendment group Rally for Our Rights. “Boulder actually has a very strong firearms community.”
The ordinance, approved by the city council unanimously, banned the possession and sale of “assault weapons,” defined as semiautomatic rifles with a pistol grip, folding stock, or ability to accept a detachable magazine. Semiautomatic pistols and shotguns are also included.
Current owners were given until the end of the year to choose one of two options: Get rid of their semiautomatics by moving them out of town, disabling them, or turning them over to police — or apply for a certificate with the Boulder Police Department, a process that includes a firearm inspection, background check and $20 fee.
Judging by the numbers, however, most Boulder firearms owners have chosen to do none of the above, albeit quietly.
“The firearms community in Boulder — they may be Democrats but they love their firearms,” said Ms. Hollywood, herself a…
Boulder resident Jon Caldara released a video on why he wont comply!
Do we really need to say it any more at this point? For those of you who haven’t heard. You need to do more than share a post on Facebook. Contact your representatives. Go vote. Be active in this political battle. Because sharing a post on social media is not enough. The gun grabbers are doing that and more. They have an automated system to send letters to their representatives no thanks to a certain shoe company. Why dont we? More and more anti gun legislation is being passed and submitted. It is up to us to fight it!