The far-right Gun Owners of America (GOA) group is endorsing Lauren Boebert for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district at an in-person event in Pueblo this Saturday. GOA is a fringe pro-gun group that, like Dudley Brown’s National Association for Gun Rights, has sent fundraising emails asking for money to defend Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse.
A Three Percenter militia Facebook page that appears to be run by Libertarian statehouse candidate Nathan Foutch posted threats against retired Army Lt. Colonel John Foley, who is also running for a statehouse seat (as a Democrat) in El Paso County.
As national intelligence reports and indictments show a dangerous increase in right-wing militia activity, gun rights activist turned Republican congressional candidate Lauren Boebert is embracing elements of the militia movement, going so far as to ask militia members to provide security for her campaign events.
Sharing the Stars & Bars: Colorado Conservatives’ Contrasting Responses After Posting the Confederate Flag
A blog post promoting a “Militia Second Amendment Rally” in Virginia made the rounds of Colorado conservative Facebook in mid-December. The event, scheduled for January 20, Martin Luther King Day, uses the Confederate Flag as its logo. Of the people and group pages sharing the post, two were relatively prominent: The Montrose County, Colorado, Republican […]