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Once it seemed all too obvious what the state Senate recalls mean for those who vote for gun-control legislation. Now, suddenly, how the recalls may affect 2014 election politics seems a little less clear.
The Washington Post reports on gun control groups meeting here in Denver to figure out what to do about the Democratic state senators who were recalled for their gun votes. One plan, it seems, would be to try some recalls of their own.
It's getting even nastier than expected in the effort to recall state Sen. Evie Hudak. Accusations are flying across the streets of Arvada, where lawn signs are moved, cameras are slapped epithets hurled. Just another month or so to go.
In the battle between the right to offend with free expression and the right to not be offended by free expression, the U.S. Supreme Court this week handed a win to Americans who don't want to be offended.