Over the weekend, gun rights supporters flooded Democratic legislator’s townhall events to express their extreme dissatisfaction with recent bills aimed at limiting gun rights.
As Bill Clinton tried to warn Democrats, gun rights supporters are a passionate bunch who care deeply about the Second Amendment — a group that includes a significant amount of people who would otherwise vote Democrat in rural areas.
Democrats haven’t listened, but maybe this weekend’s massive turnout might make them think twice.
In Pueblo, State Senator Angela Giron had space for 250 and 750 showed up, per the Pueblo Chieftain:
An estimated 750 people turned out Saturday to tell a local state politician how they felt about gun control.
State Sen. Angela Giron heard from vocal and animated constituents. The town hall was scheduled to discuss four gun-control bills the Colorado House passed last week. Those bills will be heading to the state Senate for a vote in the coming weeks.
In Durango, Rep. Mike “One Term” McLachlan was met by 400 people who probably won’t be voting for him in 2014…if he makes it that far. Recently a recall campaign has been begun against him. On the townhall turnout, per the Durango Herald: