Second Amendment wins big in historic Colorado recall

Joe Saunders
BizPac Review

It’s a shot heard ‘round the world of Second Amendment rights.

In the first recall elections in the state’s history, Colorado voters on Tuesday threw out two state senators — including the Democrat Senate president – who became symbols of the state’s heavy-handed crackdown on gun rights.

State Senate President John Morse, D-Colorado Springs, and state Sen. Angela Giron, D-Pueblo, got handed their walking papers despite huge support from gun-control groups nationally, according to Fox’s Denver affiliate Channel 31.

Recall supporters were jubilant.

“Tonight is a victory for the people of the state of Colorado, who have been subject to the overreach of a Democrat agenda on guns, taxes, and accountability to the people,” said Tim Knight, founder of the pro-recall group Basic Freedom Defense Fund, according to Fox.

“Since Day One, they said it couldn’t be done,” Knight said. “Tonight, this is a victory for the people of Colorado, and we share this victory with them.”

The first since a flurry of anti-gun legislation took effect this year in several states, the elections were watched closely as a national proxy in the battle over the future of the Second Amendment.

And the Second Amendment won big…


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Update: Colorado grass-roots to Gov. Hickenlooper: You’re next!

…They’ve only just begun to fight. As Twitchy reported earlier tonight, Colorado grass-roots activists scored a “Total Recall” of two prominent state Democratic legislators who spearheaded radical gun control legislation backed by out-of-state billionaire Michael Bloomberg and the gun-grabbing lobby.

Gov. John Hickenlooper, who remained AWOL for much of the recall campaign, was nowhere to be found in Colorado Springs or Pueblo. The writing is on the wall…



CAJ note: This is what a Republic looks like!


Update 2: Right on cue: Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Colo. recall results: ‘This was voter suppression, pure and simple.’


Update 3: Bombshell: Tancredo polling even with Hickenlooper in Pueblo, Colo.

…Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is up for re-election next year. According to Public Policy Polling, a liberal-leaning polling company, Hickenlooper is tied 42-42 with GOP challenger Tom Tancredo in Angela Giron’s district (Senate District 3)…



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