Interesting Quotes from OUR Legislators

 

1. “I ask for a no vote. Yes, these are all great a wonderful people, but that some of them come back with significant mental health problems…”

– Senator Mary Hodge (D-SD25) in opposition to a veteran exemption from HB 1224, Limiting Magazines Act
2. “High capacity magazines have one purpose and one purpose only. And that is to quickly kill large numbers of people.”

– Senator Mary Hodge (D-SD25) in support of HB 1224, Limiting Magazines Act
3. “The purpose of high capacity magazines is to steal, kill and destroy”

– Representative Rhonda Fields (D-HD42), in support of HB 1224, Limiting Magazines Act
4. “Don’t you think that if Magpul leaves the state another company will come in and pick up that market?”

– Senator Jessie Ulibarri (D-SD21), in support of SB 1224, Limiting Magazines Act

 

5. “Just because you can’t prove decisively that a bill will solve a problem, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try to pass the bill to solve the problem.”

– Representative Claire Levy (D-HD13) in support of HB 1226 banning concealed carry on college campuses

6. “Actually, statistics are not on your side, even if you had a gun…. chances are that if you had had a gun, then he would have been able to get that from you and possibly use it against you.”

Senator Evie Hudak (D-SD19), in support of HB 1226 banning concealed carry on college campuses
7. “Letting women conceal carry on campus increases the likelihood of death.”

Senator Evie Hudak (D-SD19), in support of HB 1226 banning concealed carry on college campuses

 

8. “I just have to say that I believe that promoting people from carrying concealed weapons gives them a false sense of security. Especially women… The prevalence of guns increases the severity of crime. It increases the likelihood of death.”

Senator Evie Hudak (D-SD19), in support of HB 1226 banning concealed carry on college campuses
9. “And you don’t know if you feel like you’re gonna be raped, or if you feel like someone’s been following you around or if you feel like you’re in trouble when you may actually not be, that you pop out that gun and you pop… pop a round at somebody.”

Representative Joe Salazar (D-HD31) in support of HB-1226 banning concealed carry on college campuses

10. “There are other methods of self-defence. There’s mace, what about a taser, the buddy system. Other methods at self-defence, uh, judo or what have you.”

Representative Paul Rosenthal (D-HD9), in support of HB 1226 banning concealed carry on college campuses

11. “There are other ways to address violence…it doesn’t mean we have our kids exposed to crossfire…very valiant folks have stood up to defend themselves and protect themselves before and they did it will ballpoint pens.”

Senator Jesse Ulibarri (D-SD21), in support of HB 1226 banning concealed carry on college campuses
12. “Who are we kidding, is this a joke? I think our Vice President would call it malarkey. I got a text from several of my constituents and friends that use a more technical term, they call it horse shit! And that’s what this is.”

Senator Owen Hill (R-SD10) in opposition to HB 1303, same day voter registration
13. “I would be in jail if I did this as a CFO. This makes Enron look like good accounting.”

Senator Owen Hill (R-SD10), upon hearing that the Colorado Energy Office could not properly account for $252 million in funds
14. Hudak: “Here’s a coin you can flip.”
Hill: “I didn’t knock on 20,000 doors to flip a coin.”

Senator Evie Hudak (D-SD19) to Senator Owen Hill (R-SD10) with regard to debate over whether to vote on an amendment to a $1 billion tax increase for school finance overhaul

 

  1. Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s