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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Colorado: Bill To Reverse Magazine Ban Introduced In Senate

A bill designed to repeal Colorado’s ban on magazines holding more than 15 rounds or featuring a removable floorplate has been introduced in the state Senate.

The ban, passed in 2013, was opposed by both the law enforcement community, who called the measure “unenforceable,” and law-abiding Colorado gun owners, who owned an estimated 300,000 such magazines. However, an influx of money and influence from out-of-state interests—including former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg—overwhelmed the heavy opposition from constituents and helped propel the measure through the House and Senate by razor-thin margins before being signed by Governor John Hickenlooper.

 

Use Your Power!

It’s imperative that Colorado residents contact their state representative and state senator now and urge them to support S.B. 17 when it comes up for a vote. To find your lawmakers. click here.