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Colorado recall elections viewed as gun control litmus test

From The DailyCaller.com, Greg Campbell, 09/03/2013 – Lawmakers around the country are carefully watching Colorado’s historic recall elections for clues as to whether they can survive passing new gun control laws.

“The whole country is paying attention,” said John Caldera, the president of  the libertarian-leaning Independence Institute.

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Police Stop, Handcuff Every Adult at Intersection in Search for Bank Robber

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by ABC News, By Erin McLaughlin, June 4, 2012 – Police in Aurora, Colo., searching for suspected bank robbers stopped every car at an intersection, handcuffed all the adults and searched the cars, one of which they believed was carrying the suspect.

Police said they had received what they called a “reliable” tip that the culprit in an armed robbery at a Wells Fargo bank committed earlier was stopped at the red light.

“We didn’t have a description, didn’t know race or gender or anything, so a split-second decision was made to stop all the cars at that intersection, and search for the armed robber,” Aurora police Officer Frank Fania told ABC News.

Officers barricaded the area, halting 19 cars.

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