Colorado Recall Successful

September 11th, 2013

Colorado Senator Angela Giron and Senate President John Morse have been successfully recalled in Colorado. Republican Bernie Herpin will be taking Morse's place. I'm happy to say I called this one wrong.

This recall election was about one thing: gun control. The Colorado legislature capitalized on the emotional impact of the Sandy Hook shooting to push several onerous bills before cooler heads could prevail. HB 1224, restricting ownership of magazines holding more than 15 rounds, led to Magpul pulling their operations out of state and taking $92 million out of the economy.

A bill mandating that …