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Colorado legislature to consider
liability for assault weapon
owners, sellers and makers

Daily Caller, by Greg Campbell

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/27/2013 12:07:06 PM

When asked if the bill could encourage political or racial profiling, he said only that sellers can “choose or not choose to sell their gun to anyone.” He said the bill wasn’t meant as a de facto ban on assault rifles, but later said that he “would be OK” with the possibility that fewer gun store owners would take the risk of selling them. The threshold for liability extended to manufacturers under the bill is even murkier, with Morse simply repeating that gun makers must exercise care to ship their weapons to retailers

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The states where Democrats hold a majority should be very afraid. They are behaving like Marxist dictators, all just like their Supreme Leader 0bama. The trial lawyers must be drooling in anticipation of this law being passed.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jonr, 2/27/2013 12:12:02 PM     (No. 9199097)

You people in Colorado are about to lose your state. You be well advised to wake up and do something about these radical politicians that you yourselves elected!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bevan, 2/27/2013 12:18:50 PM     (No. 9199108)

They don´t care, #1. They´re all stoned.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: canuckchopper, 2/27/2013 12:27:23 PM     (No. 9199124)

I dont´ think that people who actually buy guns legally are the problem. It´s the people who obtain them by other means who are the real issue. And they won´t care about any laws.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: alpha91c, 2/27/2013 12:29:20 PM     (No. 9199129)

The people of Colorado, and other blue states, are perfectly happy with Marxism. Otherwise, they would not allow/elect Marxist politicians.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 2/27/2013 12:31:15 PM     (No. 9199136)

These politicians surely realize that once you create this kind of liability standard for one product, it can be applied to all products that may constitute a "danger" to its citizenry. Autos, power tools, etc.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 2/27/2013 12:31:46 PM     (No. 9199137)

Colorado was completely destroyed 20 years ago by the great California migration. The cancer and the rot has taken over.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mijcraw, 2/27/2013 12:32:06 PM     (No. 9199140)

When this passes, we can expect similar legislation on selling other items like vehicles, baseball bats, hammers, crowbars and anything else that could be used as a weapon.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: viking diver, 2/27/2013 12:32:45 PM     (No. 9199142)

unfortunately Colorado has been invaded by liberal californians who have this attitute, now that I´m here everyone else can be just (well you know)
Saw this start happening 2000, very very sad

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Reply 9 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 2/27/2013 12:51:47 PM     (No. 9199172)

Does this morse have a first name? First morse was referred to as "he." This article is poorly written, I think.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ribicon, 2/27/2013 12:56:58 PM     (No. 9199183)

Colofornia.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/27/2013 12:58:51 PM     (No. 9199186)

Sadly, after the Californians ruined California, they moved to Colorado and are well on their way to doing the same thing here. Even though I just bought a house here, I may very well move to a red state when I retire.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: badrad, 2/27/2013 1:05:45 PM     (No. 9199201)

So how do they keep raiders out of their legalized home-growers marijuana fields?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 2/27/2013 1:05:50 PM     (No. 9199202)

Excuse the second reply. Poster 11 raises a good point. First California liberals ruined the Golden State, and then fled to states like Colorado, probably to escape high taxes. Once in Colorado, the fools continued to vote just the way they always have. I also reside, technically, in Colorado, and can´t wait to get out of here. Fifteen months to go. What worries me is that with amnesty and migration of California liberals, other red states are in peril.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 2/27/2013 1:09:34 PM     (No. 9199205)

Federal law i.e., Protection of Lawful Commerce in Firearms Act, should preempt this garbage legislation.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 2/27/2013 1:20:03 PM     (No. 9199220)

And the claim that the SCOTUS ruled that ´assault weapons" were subject to different or mor stringent regulation is completely bogus. They ruled no such thing.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 2/27/2013 1:29:18 PM     (No. 9199243)

His name is John Morse. He´s the Colorado Senate majority leader. He comes from Colorado Springs, from a district where all the weenie liberals hide. That´s how he got elected. No one else in Colorado Springs can stand his filthy ass. He´s a moron. He knows this sort of thing has already been ruled unconstitutional, but he doesn´t care. He used to be a cop - the kind that believed that only cops should have guns. He makes mishief in other areas, too. He knows that if Democraps push this, they´ll lose their majority in the next election, but he doesn´t care. I think he may be term-limited, so this is his chance to make a big name for himself. Nice joke, #2, but we´re not all stoned. We just have to fight the people of Denver, who are mostly airhead Democraps. The rest of the state, with the possible exception of Pueblo, is dark red.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: trapper, 2/27/2013 1:41:55 PM     (No. 9199267)

Hahahahaha. I can´t even read it. It will change nothing. Responsible white guys will still put together expensive AR´s with thousands of dollars of aftermarket accessories, but will just buy liability insurance on them. Perhaps a rider on the liability policy on the bass boat (they are just hobbies, folks!). Black and hispanic gangbangers will still buy $100 stolen hanguns from crack-addicted burglars.

I´d like to know which legislators get campaign money from insurance companies, how much, and how they vote. Read the first paragraph again.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: aasilver, 2/27/2013 2:12:00 PM     (No. 9199309)

What is an assault weapon?

To a Liberal mind it is anything they want to describe as an assault rifle. Any automatic weapon is an assault weapon - true but they are illegal anywhere in the USA.

A semi-automatic rifle is an assault weapon if it can be turned into an automatic weapon by turning a switch - true - and they are illegal in the USA.

A semi-automatic rifle without the switch is not assault weapon - true.

A semi-automatic pistol is not an assault weapon - true.

Is that clear?



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Reply 19 - Posted by: jimK1, 2/27/2013 2:22:05 PM     (No. 9199334)

Actually fully automatic weapons are perfectly legal in this country. There are a number of hoops that you have to jump through and a $200 tax stamp you have to buy on top the the exorbitant prices folks are getting for the guns themselves, but you can own one. Feeding it, especially in todays climate is another matter entirely.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: jackburton, 2/27/2013 4:12:13 PM     (No. 9199519)

A word about insurance, liability or otherwise... there are 80+ million gun owners and only a statistically tiny number of gun crimes. Insurance is run by the numbers... for example, young people pay tiny life insurance premiums, old people pay more. For large policies, the companies get a physical and doctor´s notes so that out of shape/bad habit people will pay a lot more than healthy types with great family histories. Insurance in Detroit? High. In Bloomfield Hills (well to do suburb of Detroit)? Low.

When you factor in the people who didn´t get robbed, have their store torched, didn´t suffer treatments causing hospitalization...

Not to say that this wouldn´t open the door for the lawyers to file all kinds of actions... especially if a pool of money is available. But really, some nut shoots up a school... who do you sue? Family? The gun?

Basically, the real danger is the fact that we all have to be in a data base.



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