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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper was a driving force behind the passage of Colorado's new gun laws, but now he says it might be a good idea for national gun control groups to stay out of Colorado politics.

Colorado Governor Says “Not a Bad Idea” for Gun Control Groups to Stay Away

Last month, the successful recall of two Colorado state senators by disgruntled gun owners sent ripples across the nation. Former Colorado Senate President John Morse (D-Colorado Springs) and Senator Angela Giron (D-Pueblo) were both key supporters of the new gun control laws passed earlier this…

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California Governor Vetoes New “Assault Weapon” Bill, Signs Lead Ammo Ban

California Governor Jerry Brown came to a decision regarding 18 firearm-related bills last Friday, October 11, including controversial proposals which called for a ban on all semiautomatic rifles with detachable magazines as well as the mandatory use of non-lead ammunition for hunting. Of the 18…

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NSSF Updates Modern Sporting Rifle Consumer Report

The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s initial Modern Sporting Rifle Report, conducted in 2010, provided the first professional survey data on ownership of these popular semiautomatic rifles. The report revealed that owners were passionate about their MSRs, that most used them often and largely for target…

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