Colorado Gun Control Fallout Continues

Two Democratic state senators continue to fight an unprecedented recall…

Two Democratic state senators continue to fight an unprecedented recall effort and seven rural counties pushing to secede and form a 51st state, creating a backlash against Colorado’s toughest gun restrictions.

State Senate President John Morse, who represents a district in conservative Colorado Springs, the state’s second-largest city, and Senator Angela Giron, whose constituents are in Pueblo, south of Morse’s district, face a Sept. 10 election. They’re the first state lawmakers in Colorado history to be targeted for recall.

Morse and Giron hosted telephone town-halls this week as their opponents held a campaign kickoff party in a six-week race to raise money to reach voters during the summer in an off-election year.

“If I’m not knocking on doors, I’m on the phone calling and raising money in order to get our message out—especially since it’s been so distorted,” said Giron, a first-term Democrat elected in 2010 and a former administrator at the Boys & Girls Club.

Read more at businessweek.com.

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