Senate Majority Leader John Morse, and State Senator Angela Giron, both had been under attack for months for their anti-gun and their leadership roles in the passing of what many consider to be unconstitutional bills, at the very least, their complete disrespect for the constitution and the bill of rights, and the people who put them in office.
The recall began as a grassroots efforts but folks who had never been politically active before, I don't believe that the gentleman who started this ever dreamed that it would ever come to this. However, it quickly took on a life of its own, and soon, its became a matter of principle as much as a recall election for two senators, It has become a referendum for all governing bodies from city to state and on up, that the people who YOU work for are sick and tired of being told what they can and cannot do, particularly in relation to their Constitutional rights.
Other points of Note; The backers of the senators had mega bucks coming in from out of state, notably NY, Michael Bloomberg and his "Mayors against Illegal Guns" To the tune of around 350,000, plus I'm sure there were other donation we never heard about. They didn't get their moneys worth. On the Pro-recall side, it was essentially a shoestring budget, with the most coming from the NRA. which to me seems, fair, if Bloomberg & co, and throw in 350,000, then the NRA should be able to throw in a measly 50,000. In the end, it boiled down to who had the most passion for their cause. Obviously the recall side did, their passion, and never say die attitude against odds that seemed unreal, probably at times, won the day.
While many consider this a large symbolic election, as at least for nor now most if not all of the laws that started the issues will stand. Although there is a suit by the Colorado Sheriffs association to have the laws overturned, we all know how long that can take, Meanwhile, there's another election in 2014, so let this be a wakeup call for senators and representatives of Colorado, and many other states with election coming soon, the people of their districts/ states are no longer willing to be lead around by the nose anymore, and are deciding its time again to stand up for the Constitution, and our Bill of Rights.
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