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Justin Smith, Larimer County sheriff, says he won't enforce "unconstitutional" gun laws

In recent days, President Barack Obama has proposed new gun control laws following the Sandy Hook shooting -- and Colorado lawmakers such as Representative Rhonda Fields are backing similar measures.

The trend clearly concerns Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith, who's now announced that his office won't enforce gun laws he considers to be unconstitutional.

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