COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. â€” Located next to a tattoo parlor, Paul Paradisâ€˜ small gun shop doesnâ€™t look like anyoneâ€™s idea of a sophisticated political machine.
On Monday, however, Colorado gun rights advocates plan to submit thousands of signatures demanding the recall of state Senate President John Morse, who helped push a sweeping package of gun control bills approved in March by the Democrat-controlled legislature.
Many of those petitions were signed at Paradise Sales under the watchful eye of Mr. Paradis, who says he was careful to check the eligibility of interested supporters on the secretary of stateâ€™s website before letting them sign.
â€œAbout 50 percent of the people who came in to sign the petition didnâ€™t live in the district, but wanted to help,â€ said Mr. Paradis, one of three residents in Mr. Morseâ€™s district who launched the recall. â€œThereâ€™s a real groundswell of support for this. They woke up a sleeping giant.â€
The Morse recall effort is being followed nationally as dozens of states come under pressure to pass gun control laws in the wake of 2012 mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut. Leading the drive is Mayors Against Illegal Guns, founded by billionaire New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
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