Democrat governor apologizes for gun control law he signed

When the upset of two Democrat state senators who had been recalled because of their votes for gun control became news last September, I wrote about the role the elected sheriffs in Colorado had played in the debate.  The sheriffs had not been asked for their input when the legislation had been drafted and their association had filed suit to have the law overturned as unconstitutional.  Last Friday, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper apologized to Colorado's sheriffs. How sincere that apology was may be at issue if one looks at the various sources.  The governor's mea culpa came Friday when he spoke before an assembled group of sheriffs from around Colorado. A Hickenlooper spokesman confirms that the Governor apologized to the sheriffs for not meeting with them prior to the passage of gun control bills they opposed. Hickenlooper also said his administration didn't do a good job anticipating pushback on gun control. According to his spokesman,...(Read Full Post)