Committee hearings are being held on anti-gun bills on Tuesday and Wednesday (Feb. 12 & 13) in Denver, and you can attend.
The anti-gun legislation was announced on Thursday, Feb. 7, and House Bill 13-1224 and HB 13-1229 are schedule to be heard in the House Judiciary Committee in the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the Capitol.
HB 13-1224 is sponsored by Representative Rhonda Fields (D-42) and included a ban on magazines that hold more than ten rounds. HB 13-1229 is sponsored by Fields and Beth McCann (D-8), prohibiting and criminalizing the private transfer of firearms. Both bills will be heard on Tuesday, Feb. 12.
On Wednesday, Feb. 13, HB 13-1226 will be heard by the House Education Committee and HB 13-1228 will be heard by the House Finance Committee (1:30 pm). HB 13-1226, sponsored by Representative Clare Levy (D-13) would repeal the current right to carry a concealed firearm for self-defense on a college or university campus. HB 13-1229, sponsored by Lois Court (D-6), would require law-abiding citizens to pay a fee (considered a “gun tax” for a background check when purchasing a firearm.
You can help keep your second amendment rights away from greedy politicians who don’t understand the real problem, mental health, but instead are working to promote their own anti-gun legislation. Go to the Colorado state Capitol on Tuesday and Wednesday and let your state legislators know where you stand on these issues. Tell them to vote no on HB 13-1224, -1226, -1228 and -1229.
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