Messina: Gun Control Fight Not Over

Former Obama campaign manager Jim Messina, who is now running the president’s permanent campaign arm, “Organizing for America,” says the gun control fight is not over. 

Messina spoke to Montana Public Radio’s Sally Mauk while he was back in Missoula speaking at The University of Montana graduation ceremony. 

Click below to listen to the full audio.  Mauk also asked Messina, who claimed new gun control laws have wide support here in Montana, why his former boss, Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), voted against the new gun control proposals recently.  Messina responded, “As you know, Max is like my father and he and I can disagree on a couple things.”

Audio from Montana Public Radio’s Sally Mauk: 

Meanwhile, in Colorado, 55 of 62 sheriff’s are banding together to block new gun control laws passed by the state legislature. 

The has this, including an interview with the El Paso County Sheriff which can be found below. 

In the wake of the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado passed some of the strictest gun control measures in the country.

But in recent months, an overwhelming 55 of the state’s 62 county sheriffs have joined a lawsuit aiming to block the measures.

“These bills do absolutely nothing to make Colorado a safer place to live, to work, to play or to raise a family,” Weld County Sheriff John Cooke explained at a recent press conference. “Instead these misguided, unconstitutional bills will have the opposite effect because they greatly restrict the right of decent, law-abiding citizens to defend themselves, their families and their homes.”

Interview with The Blaze and El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa:

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