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Colorado: Bill to Repeal Arbitrary Magazine Ban Up for Hearing

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Colorado: Bill to Repeal Arbitrary Magazine Ban Up for Hearing

After passing through the Senate by a 21 to 13 voteSenate Bill 175, the bill to repeal the arbitrary limitation on the number of rounds of ammunition in magazines, has been sent to the House and assigned to the House Committee on State, Veterans and Military Affairs.  SB 175 is scheduled for a committee hearing on Monday, April 13.

As previously reported, after the unfortunate and politically motivated dismissal of House Bill 1009 by anti-gun legislators in the House Committee on State, Veterans and Military Affairs last month, Senators Chris Holbert (R-30) and John Cooke (R-13) reintroduced the same bill in the Senate as SB 175.  This bill would repeal the misguided anti-gun legislation passed into law during the 2013 legislative session that arbitrarily limits the number of rounds of ammunition you can use to protect yourself and your family to 15.

Your help is needed to convince members of the Committee to reconsider their stance on your constitutional rights.  The Vice-Chairman of the Committee, Representative Joseph Salazar (D-31), needs to hear from you.  Urge him to change his vote and to SUPPORT SB 175.  Tell him to repeal the ban on magazines holding more than 15 rounds of ammunition so that you are not limited when it comes to protecting yourself and your family.  Please also contact the other members of the House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee with your support.

House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee Members:

Representative Su Ryden (D-36), Chairman, Majority Deputy Whip
(303) 866-2942
su.ryden.house@state.co.us

Representative Joe Salazar (D-31), Vice-Chairman
(303) 866-2918
joseph.salazar.house@state.co.us

Representative Mike Foote (D-12)
(303) 866-2920
mike.foote.house@state.co.us

Representative Steve Humphrey (R-48)
(303) 866-2943
rephumphrey48@yahoo.com

Representative Susan Lontine (D-1)
(303) 866-2966
susan.lontine.house@state.co.us

Representative Patrick Neville (R-45)
(303) 866-2948
patrick.neville.house@state.co.us

Representative Dianne Primavera (D-33)
(303) 866-4667
dianne.primavera.house@state.co.us

Representative Jack Tate (R-37)
(303) 866-5510
jack.tate.house@state.co.us

Representative Dan Thurlow (R-55)
(303) 866-3068
danthurlow55@gmail.com

Representative Max Tyler (D-23)
(303) 866-2951
max@maxtyler.us

Representative Yeulin Willett (R-54)
(303) 866-2583
yeulin.willett.house@state.co.us

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