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Colorado, Protect Your Right To Stand Your Ground!

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

 

HB06-1246, the Castle Doctrine/Stand Your Ground Act, sponsored by Representative Cory Gardner (R-63) has been introduced and assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.  This important piece of legislation creates a presumption that a defender who uses deadly physical force against an intruder has a reasonable fear of imminent death or serious bodily injury to himself or another person, sets forth conditions under which the presumption does not apply and adds vehicles and places of temporary lodging to the locations in which the presumption applies.

 

HB06-1246 has been scheduled for a hearing in the Colorado House Judiciary Committee this Thursday, February 23 at 1:30 p.m. If your Representative is listed below, he or she is a member of the House Judiciary Committee. Please call him or her and ask them to support HB06-1246.

 

House Judiciary Committee Toll free number (outside Denver) 1-800-811-7647

 

Representative Terrance Carroll (D-7), Chairman; 303-866-2909;                                   E-mail: terrance.carroll.house@state.co.us

 

Representative Morgan Carroll (D-36), Vice-Chairman; 303-866-2942;                          E-mail: morgan.carroll.house@state.co.us

 

Representative Betty Boyd (D-26), 303-866-2923;                                                          E-mail: betty.boyd.house@state.co.us

 

Representative Bill Cadman (R-15), 303-866-5525;                                                         E-mail: bill.cadman.house@state.co.us

 

Representative Lauri Clapp (R-37), 303-866-5510

 

Representative Richard Decker (R-19), 303-866-2946;                                                   E-mail: richard.decker.house@state.co.us

 

Representative Cory Gardner (R-63), 303-866-2906;                                                      E-mail: cory.gardner.house@state.co.us

 

Representative Cheri Jahn (D-24), 303-866-5522;                                                          E-mail: cheri.jahn.house@state.co.us

 

Representative Joel Judd (D-5), 303-866-2925;                                                              E-mail: joel.judd.house@state.co.us  

 

Representative Anne McGihon (D-3), 303-866-2921;                                                     E-mail: anne.mcgihon.house@state.co.us

 

Representative Robert Witwer (R-25), 303-866-2582;                                                    E-mail: rob.witwer.house@state.co.us

 

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