Article originally appeared on amac.us.
Late last month, Colorado Democrat Governor Jared Polis signed four gun control bills into law, the latest in a wave of anti-Second Amendment legislation following several high-profile tragic shootings this year. But as the left moves once again to restrict access to firearms, gun advocates are pointing out that much of the legislation making its way through Democrat-controlled state legislatures will do little to keep guns away from criminals or prevent mass shootings, and will instead only infringe on the rights of law-abiding gun owners.
Perhaps the most alarming of the four bills Polis signed is Senate Bill 23-170, a variation of “red flag laws” in other blue states which allow the government to confiscate guns from individuals deemed a threat to themselves or the public.
Under Colorado’s old red flag law, so-called “extreme risk protection order petitions,” which empower …
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