The 30 sheriffs who signed onto the court filing this week — nearly half of all of them in Colorado — say people should be able to have the same magazines that police can have.
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But of course TSA does, and DIA says you can’t have weed on the premises.
Our Children's Trust, which supported the young plaintiffs in the case, said it was disappointed that the Supreme Court would not reconsider nor explain why.
Environmentalists and oil companies have been on edge since the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the fall.
The author of TABOR, Colorado Springs resident and anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce, said he wrote his amendment specifically to have this effect.
The new owner of the ranch, the son of a Texas oil billionaire, had sought to restrict who could use the land. But the appeals court ruled against him.
The combined effects of both state amendments have reduced funding for some agencies, including rural libraries and fire departments.
The state Supreme Court sent the case of Drake and Mandy Rooks back to a lower court to decide the fate of the couple's remaining six embryos.
Justices heard oral arguments in the high-stakes case but did not say when they would rule.
The ranch's new owner says too many people have access. Local residents vow to fight the case as long as they can.