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Did anyone know that Kansas and Misery have passed constitutional carry? 
This was a while back, that I recall. But there are some limitations, but no CHP/LTC required in either state.
Wish CO would get on board. On another note, turns out a lot of Pmag sales in Kansas are to Colorodans. So I was told by gun store owner.
(01-19-2018, 05:41 PM)Lead Junkie Wrote: [ -> ]Wish CO would get on board.

...maybe next election, if CO gets a Republican Governor, it could happen -- and might be the LAST chance to do so...like it may be the LAST CHANCE for "us" to get things done nationally, as Trump has no guarantee of a 2nd term as President.

Plus, repeal CO's stupid (and unenforceable) high-capacity magazine ban...deconstruct everything the Democrap Gov. Hickenlooper did. As for making pot legal, I was and still am against it...but it'll probably stand (as the whole country may be going that way anyway).

Still, repealing the magazine ban would be at least a symbolic victory to "reject" (and correct!) CO's recent anti-gun trend.

Next up -- and all the way to the CO Supreme Court if necessary -- calling Denver unconstitutional for not allowing OC as per CO's State Constitution. Throw Denver's so-called and arrogant "homestead (?) exemption" out the window. While HARDLY ANYONE in CO (the same as most states though) ever OCs, it'd again be a symbolic victory for the CO pro-gun movement...and put a tiny hole in Denver's liberal armor.
Not just their OC ban but ban on semi auto rifles and bump stocks and mags over 15 rnds.
(02-20-2018, 08:09 PM)Lead Junkie Wrote: [ -> ]Not just their OC ban but ban on semi auto rifles and bump stocks and mags over 15 rnds.

No ban on semi auto rifles, really just a mag limit. All rifles are legal until they're coupled with a mag over 15 
(02-20-2018, 10:25 PM)Will1776 Wrote: [ -> ]No ban on semi auto rifles, really just a mag limit. All rifles are legal until they're coupled with a mag over 15 

Negative. Denver has had a long standing ban on so called "assault rifles" for quite some time. They also previously limited mags 21 rounds long before the state stepped in. 

Now they have limited round cap to 15 which is not state law. Magazines over 15 rounds are still legal to posses in the state as long as they were owned before the limit law went into effect.
(01-04-2018, 01:13 PM)Lead Junkie Wrote: [ -> ]Did anyone know that Kansas and Misery have passed constitutional carry? 

Yes, they did.  My former boss, Governor Sam Brownback, when he signed the bill allowing Constitutional carry was quoted as saying something like "Citizens should not have to ask permission from government to exercise their 2nd Amendment rights."
 
More interesting is that Kansas and Utah enacted laws that prohibit public entities from banning citizens from lawfully carrying firearms in public buildings, including schools and universities.  In Kansas, guns can be banned in public buildings only if the building manager can guarantee security for the entire building, which essentially means guards and metal detectors at all entrances.  In Kansas, the law also provided that public employees could carry concealed in the workplace if they followed their agency's rules (e.g., keep the gun concealed and always under personal control).  Predictably, universities screamed bloody murder worried that there would a raft of shootings.  Don't know how that has worked out.  Essentially, by statute, both Kansas and Utah banned gun free zones in all public buildings.  That's why you can go into the Utah state capitol without going through a metal detector, whereas Democrat controlled Colorado requires a body cavity search at the capital.
That is very interesting. I had no idea.... I'm sure there are hundreds of blood in the streets reports from these laws passing. Trump media must be silencing the stories with the help of Russian spies.
(03-10-2018, 06:16 PM)Lead Junkie Wrote: [ -> ]That is very interesting. I had no idea....  I'm sure there are hundreds of blood in the streets reports from these laws passing. Trump media must be silencing the stories with the help of Russian spies.

The basic idea of the Kansas and Utah laws is that if government cannot guarantee the public's safety when they enter a public building, then that same government should not prohibit the public from possessing the means of self defense on public property.  Here's a link to the Kansas law for what it's worth.

http://kslegislature.org/li_2014/b2013_14/statute/075_000_0000_chapter/075_007c_0000_article/075_007c_0020_section/075_007c_0020_k/
 
Unfortunately, many people -- including many Republicans these days -- believe that "no guns" stickers, metal detectors and searches by armed guards make them safe and that it's OK to surrender personal liberty (like allowing a warrantless search of their person and surrendering the right to keep and bear arms) in exchange for the illusion of security.
 
As Franklin observed many years ago, "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
Anyone have a quick update on how the bill to repeal the "no concealed carry in public schools" law is going this year? I don't have school age children, but right now that might be my biggest concern if I did.

...I was at a niece's school play in March, in the play the kids decided (and somehow the "responsible adults" approved) to use a prop cap gun for dramatic effect in some of the scenes. You would not believe, or maybe you would believe how startled the entire audience was each time the cap gun was fired.

I think in Colorado, preserving or gaining back more of our constitutional firearms rights is going to be an uphill battle for a very long time. But in the mean time it would be great if adults who we are entrusting our children's safety to on a daily basis in schools are not reinforcing bad cultural behaviors. Because just like drinking with some friends at a high school party seems to very often lead to teens drunk driving, the same should be realized for the use of a gun prop IN A SCHOOL PLAY (or content in movies, video games, music/music vidoes) will lead to the violent adolescent mis-use of firearms.

..Just a short rant I guess, kind of went in a different direction than this forum thread's intention maybe? I'm just tired of and extremely fed up with the current use of kids in the media to push political agenda's against the 2nd amendment. ADULTS need to take responsibility to decide what new safety measures ADULTS will implement so that other ADULTS can adequately protect the children.
(04-06-2018, 12:17 PM)DailyCarry0325 Wrote: [ -> ]Anyone have a quick update on how the bill to repeal the "no concealed carry in public schools" law is going this year? I don't have school age children, but right now that might be my biggest concern if I did.

...I was at a niece's school play in March, in the play the kids decided (and somehow the "responsible adults" approved) to use a prop cap gun for dramatic effect in some of the scenes. You would not believe, or maybe you would believe how startled the entire audience was each time the cap gun was fired.

I think in Colorado, preserving or gaining back more of our constitutional firearms rights is going to be an uphill battle for a very long time. But in the mean time it would be great if adults who we are entrusting our children's safety to on a daily basis in schools are not reinforcing bad cultural behaviors. Because just like drinking with some friends at a high school party seems to very often lead to teens drunk driving, the same should be realized for the use of a gun prop IN A SCHOOL PLAY (or content in movies, video games, music/music vidoes) will lead to the violent adolescent mis-use of firearms.

..Just a short rant I guess, kind of went in a different direction than this forum thread's intention maybe? I'm just tired of and extremely fed up with the current use of kids in the media to push political agenda's against the 2nd amendment. ADULTS need to take responsibility to decide what new safety measures ADULTS will implement so that other ADULTS can adequately protect the children.

At one time in my life, I believed that individuals COULD change craziness by local officials (e.g., your local school officials) by being active in local politics (e.g., voting your school board members out of office).  I suspect that you'd find more than one public employee drawing a taxpayer paycheck and pension (school board member, teacher and administrator) tell you in one breath that they are opposed to political correctness and are pro-2nd Amendment, but in the next breath tell you why kids can't have a plastic gun in a school play.  I'm stumped about how to change that and join your rant.