Not surprised. Progs are exerting troublesome force on sheriffs to pass gun control laws.
According to El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, the vast majority of the 30 Sheriffs who made the trip to the Capitol, last week, came to testify in support of the second Amendment. Unfortunately, the rules were changed so that only one Sheriff could testify on a bill. Maketa claimed that CO Democrats were pressuring pro-gun sheriffs in the state with tactics that border on extortion. In an email he received, last week, the Democrat Senate majority leadership threatened to stop or stall pay raises to the state’s elected sheriffs if they refused to support Colorado’s pending gun control legislation.
Via The Blaze:
In the radio interview, Maketa strongly suggested that the pressure being placed on sheriffs organization bordered on extortion and should be investigated.
Maketa said some sheriffs in the organization were suggesting they compromise and support one proposed bill that would remove firearms and ammunition from people…
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