Last month, after students from Parkland, Florida began speaking out for gun safety laws in the wake of a massacre at their high school, Denver conservative radio host Randy Corporon went on the attack, calling the students “manipulated damaged children” and “brainwashed Florida teenagers” and accusing “the left” of “seizing on this tragedy and weaponizing these children against the rights of fellow American citizens, and against a political party, and against an organization like the NRA.”
Colorado Republican Party dumps Best Western for April county assemblies, due to hotel’s alleged hostility to NRA
The Colorado Republican Party has decided not to hold its multi-county assemblies at the Best Western Hotel in Longmont, “due to recent news of Best Western pulling their support from the NRA and our 2nd Amendment rights.”
U.S. Rep. Ken Buck of Colorado defended the sale of AR-15 rifles last week, saying “the AR-15 is a gun that is used in my district by farmers and ranchers to shoot pests, raccoons, or foxes or other smaller animals that are trying get into their chickens or disrupt their operations.”
In radio interview about how to respond to the Florida massacre, Gardner doesn’t utter “gun,” “rifle,” “firearm,” “bump stock,” “magazine,” or any related words
In what appears to be his most extensive media comments on the Florida school massacre, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) made no mention of the word “gun” or anything similar or related.
Nearly a hundred people showed up to the office of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) today to protest his lack of action on gun violence in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, FL, where 17 students and teachers were murdered.