Former Colorado Governor Hickenlooper Call for Licensing a Howler

Former Colorado Governor Hickenlooper Call for Licensing a Howler

Gun Rights

Hickenlooper Blues Colorado/United States – -( AmmoLand.com )- Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is holding himself out as a centrist and a problem-solver. Well, that’s nowhere close to the truth when it comes to Second Amendment issues. He lines up with most of the so-called “mainstream” of the Democratic Party. In the wake of the tragic mass shootings in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater and a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school, Hickenlooper signed a number of anti-Second Amendment legislation into law. This included a law setting an arbitrary cap on magazine capacity – although the bill in question was 15 rounds instead of 10. Like we’re supposed to be grateful for that. Take a gander at the Duncan decision before you give Hickenlooper any credit on this one. Now, according to the Denver Post , Hickenlooper wants a national gun licensing scheme to determine eligibility to own a firearm. Wasn’t that what the National Instant Check System is supposed to be? Granted, NICS has problems and they need to be fixed , but it was supposed to be a means to tell if a felon or fugitive was trying to buy a gun from a federally-licensed dealer. If a cop can get information about whether you have a record in a few minutes during a traffic stop, then why can’t a FFL get a response in that same timeframe? First of all, licensing has long been a goal of anti-Second Amendment extremists, going back to LBJ in 1968 . This […]

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