gun control

A weapons allowed sign is posted Aug. 13 at The Children's Hospital, Colorado. Aurora and many other municipalities have almost no restrictions on openly carrying firearms in public, whether the person with the gun is a child or whether the gun is loaded. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“We support the Second Amendment, but that does not mean it is acceptable to parade around in public with a loaded weapon. This man was trying to make a political statement, but Colorado moms don’t want armed individuals playing politics with our children’s safety…

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Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead speaks to Home and Community-Based Waivers recipients and their caretakers Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 while arriving for the Developmental Disabilities Forum at Casper College in Casper, Wyo. (AP Photo/Casper Star-Tribune, Alan Rogers)

Mead’s version of the .223-caliber rifle will feature custom engraving of the state seal and his signature. Mead has said he wants a Wyoming-made rifle for sentimental reasons and doesn’t plan to hunt with it.

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