Calhoun: Wake-Up Call

Boycott Colorado: Hunters take aim at Colorado tourism over gun-control bills

The rumblings of a boycott started even before Governor John Hickenlooper signed three gun-control measures ten days ago, and they're only going to get louder with President Barack Obama coming to Colorado on Wednesday to tout this state's new laws as an example for the rest of the country. "I'm boycotting Colorado, and I recommend everybody should, due to Colorado taking away Civil Rights (2nd Amendment)." That's the comment Rich Tomlinson left last night on the Visit Colorado Facebook page; a Boycott Colorado Facebook page has also sprung up.
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Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword in 1977; she’s been the editor ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly CPT12 roundtable Colorado Inside Out, played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City, once interviewed President Bill Clinton while wearing flip-flops, and has been honored with numerous national awards for her columns and feature-writing.
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