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March 08, 2013

That Colorado Law Intended to Disarm Women on Campus? Might Have Been Quietly Defeated

Emphasis on the "maybe" -- an update suggests maybe the bill's not completely dead. But it does appear to be sick. From the Denver Post:

Four Democratic sources close to the matter said the billís sponsor, Rollie Heath, D-Boulder, plans to kill the bill and it wonít be brought up for debate on the Senate floor.

House Bill 1226 already cleared the House anda Senate committee earlier this week amid controversial comments made by a House Democrat, and one in the Senate, about rape on college campuses.

Republicans have hammered Democrats over the rape remarks, jeopardizing a bill that already was in trouble. Two Democratic senators had openly said they were against it, Republicans needed only one more Democratic to kill the measure.

In the update, the bill's sponsor, Heath, says the previous report was just "rumors." However, he says he's not sure he's doing the right thing (!!!) in pushing the bill, and isn't sure what he'll do with it.

More from Reynolds, who links the Caller quoting a Democratic proponent of the bill making an honest, but very curious, admission:

ďI make no assertion that this bill will either increase or reduce violent crime. That is not the premise of the bill.Ē

Wait, then why are you proposing it? You're proposing to restrict citizen freedom without even the pretext of a "Greater Good" argument? Why?

Oh, right: Because you're simply attempting to make your own parochial tribe preferences the mandatory law of the land.


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