Jon Caldara, President of the Independence Institute, joined me to talk about how he will not comply if his hometown of Boulder’s proposed gun ban becomes law on May 1st. With clarity, Jon unpacks how the bigoted and hateful folks on the Boulder City Council really feel about peaceful, law-abiding gun owners. Rather than outright grabbing the guns, they see this step as a “compromise” by creating a full-fledged government watch-list of innocent citizens.
“Why is this important to me, I don’t live in Boulder?” Because, as Jon explains, this is being driven by well-funded, national gun-grabber leftists who are using Boulder as their model and launch site. If it passes in Boulder, it’s spreading. No community is immune once this idea takes hold, not yours, and not mine. And because courage is contagious. Let it infect you.
Boulder City Attorney Tom Carr has drafted his definition for “assault weapon” as follows:
• All semiautomatic rifles that have the capacity to accept a detachable magazine and that have any of the following characteristics: a pistol grip or thumbhole stock; a folding or telescoping stock; or any protruding grip or other device to allow the weapon to be stabilized with the non-trigger hand.
• All semi-automatic center-fire pistols that have any of the following characteristics: the capacity to accept a magazine other than in the pistol grip or any device to allow the weapon to be stabilized with the non-trigger hand.
• Any firearm that has been modified to be operable as an assault weapon as defined by the city, plus any part or combination or parts designed to convert a firearm into an assault weapon.
It doesn’t matter where you live. Email Boulder City Council here, and make your voice heard before Tuesday, May 1st at: email@example.com
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