All four candidates for Douglas County sheriff are Republicans facing off in a primary next June, and while their experience in law enforcement and ties to the community are similar, the difference — to the advantage or detriment — could come from FEC United, a conservative advocacy group with its militia arm, United American Defense Force (UADF), and founder and leader of the group, Joe Oltmann.
Lawmaker Cites Jussie Smollett Case as a Reason to Oppose Legislation to Take Guns From Dangerous People
During Friday’s hearing on a proposed bill to keep guns out of the hands of those who are proven to be dangerous, state Sen. Vicki Marble, a staunch opponent of gun control measures, used the Jussie Smollett case to raise concerns about the prevalence of false reporting.
Colorado’s governor and attorney general both stated today that sheriffs should disregard county resolutions not to enforce gun-safety laws.
Candidate For Attorney General Is Now More Skeptical Of Laws Allowing Guns To Be Taken From Dangerous People
The Republican candidate for Colorado attorney general, George Brauchler, is now more skeptical than he was this spring of legislation allowing law enforcement officials to ask the courts for permission to take guns from people deemed to pose a significant risk to themselves or others.