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Colorado governor backpedals on gun-control laws he signed
Colorado governor backpedals on gun-control laws he signed

The pedaling is set on reverse these days in Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office after he told a group of Colorado sheriffs last week that he regretted not fully vetting the state’s gun-control laws — measures he once championed. Then Hickenlooper, a Democrat running for reelection, dropped the F-bomb as he tried to charm a tough crowd. Many of the state’s sheriffs have been deeply critical of the gun-control measures as unenforceable and overstepping the U.S. Constitution. “What the [expletive]?” Hickenlooper asked Larimer Sheriff Justin Smith, who was pressing him on the matter at the June 13 meeting of the County Sheriffs of Colorado in Aspen. Smith...

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