Gun Culture

John Morse, Angela Giron recalled: Celebrating conservatives, lamenting progressives

Late last night, it became official: Senator John Morse and Representative Angela Giron lost recall elections prompted by their support of firearms-control bills. The defeats thrilled gun-rights groups and conservatives, while disappointing progressives who'd recently rejoiced over the measures' passage. Below, get reactions from the National Rifle Association, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and Compass Colorado on one side of the issue, Governor John Hickenlooper, ProgressNow Colorado and the state Democratic Party on the other.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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