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Charlotte, NC --( Yesterday, Senate Bill 135 passed the Colorado House of Representatives by a 61-1 vote and now heads to Governor John Hickenlooper’s (D) desk for his consideration.

SB 135, sponsored by state Senator Greg Brophy (R-1), would repeal restrictions in state law relating to the purchase and sale of rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, and permit the purchase and sale of firearms in states not bordering Colorado by both residents and non-residents.

This long-overdue legislation will align Colorado with forty other states that already allow their residents to purchase rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, provided that the purchase or transfer complies with state and federal law.  It would also allow for the sale of rifles and shotguns to residents of non-contiguous states.  Currently, Colorado residents can only legally purchase long guns in bordering states.  SB 135 repeals this outdated restriction, allowing Colorado residents the freedom to purchase long guns in states beyond their immediate borders.

Please call and e-mail Governor Hickenlooper TODAY and politely ask that he sign SB 135 into law.  You can reach Governor Hickenlooper by phone at (303) 866-2471 and by e-mail here.

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  • 7 User comments to “Colorado: Bill to Repeal Restrictions on Rifle & Shotgun Purchases Passes House & Heads to Governor”

    1. Is this article about North Carolina or Colorado?

    2. oldgringo on April 5, 2014 at 6:11 AM said:

      This left wing “Chickenpooper” governor will not sign any bills that have any thing to do with pro-gun rights…He has made a mess out of Colorado with last years debacle by passing some of the most stupidiest and frivolous gun laws ever to disgrace the sate of Colorado…It is hard to comprehend why Democrats who are sportsmen, hunters, and shooters would want to re-elect a governor who is their worst nightmare come true…”Stupis is as stupid does!”

    3. oldgringo on April 5, 2014 at 6:15 AM said:

      This governor will never sign any gun bill that would be considered as pro-gun…It’s time to put this governor out to pasture…He has done enough damage here in Colorado with passing some of the most stupidiest and frivolous anti-gun laws ever to disgrace this once great state of Colorado…It is unbeknown why Democrats would want to re-elect this guy when he has proven himself to be a sportsmans worst nightmare come true!

    4. oldgringo on April 5, 2014 at 6:16 AM said:

      This is really a screwed up web site…I have posted three comment and none have taken…Maybe this one will?

    5. VT Patriot on April 5, 2014 at 11:02 AM said:

      Oldgringo, give the site a minute or 2 to post it. Most of your comments are repeated 2 or 3 times.
      Thanx Friend.

    6. How many twenty and thirty round magazines can I possess for my recreational shooting ?

    7. Oh sure, the same guy who signed the restrictions into law is NOW going to reverse himself–oh sure. Those that believe THAT is going to happen are smoking too much of the green stuff we have legalized here in Co.

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