STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins and Moffat County Sheriff Tim Jantz say they will not enforce gun-control measures signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday.
Wiggins and Jantz say the legislation passed by Colorado's House and Senate won't keep guns out of the hands of criminals and instead will punish law-abiding citizens.
According to Steamboat Today, both sheriffs said Tuesday that gun control has been the top concern of their constituents in recent months.
One new law requires universal background checks that include private-sale purchases. The other limits ammunition magazines to 15 rounds, though existing high-capacity magazines would still be allowed.
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