3/5/13. BILLS OF RIGHTS ARE INVIOLATE, NOT STATUTE, NOT SUBJECT TO MISINTERPRETATION, MISCONSTRUCTION OR RECONSTRUCTION, BUT RIGHTS GRANTED TO THE PEOPLE BY "THE SUPREME LAW OF THE LAND";
NOT PRIVILEGES GRANTED BY THE STATE OR ELECTED OFFICIALS; NOT THEIRS TO TAKE FROM THE PEOPLE.
Colorado State Senators and Representatives: Keep foremost in your deliberations, America’s Organic Founding Documents -- the Declaration of Independence , Colorado and U.S. Constitutions and their incredibly important Bills of Rights; then especially, your sacred Oath of Office, taken to judiciously, tenaciously and continuously honor them. This is the only Oath taken — not to one's self, political party, business, family, friends, lobbyists, etc., only to “support and defend” (not ignore or breach) “The Supreme Law of the Land” -- Colorado and U.S. Constitutions.
I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States (and Colorado) against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God.
Oath of Office
US Constitution -- Bill of Rights, Amendment II: “ . . . the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
Amendment IV: “The right of the people to be secure in their person, houses, papers, and effects . . . shall not be violated . . ."
Colorado Constitution — Article II, Bill of Rights:
“In order to assert our rights, . . . and proclaim the principles upon which our government is founded, we declare: Section 1. ". . . All political power is vested in and derived from the people; all government, of right, originates from the people, is founded upon their will only, and is instituted solely for the good of the whole.” Section 2. ". . . The people of this state have the sole and exclusive right of governing themselves, as a free, sovereign and independent state; and to alter and abolish their constitution and form of government whenever they may deem it necessary to their safety and happiness . . .”
Section 3. ". . . All persons have certain natural, essential and inalienable rights, among which may be reckoned the right of enjoying and defending their lives and liberties; of acquiring, possessing and protecting property; and of seeking
Section 13. "Right to bear arms. The right of no person to keep and bear arms in defense of his home, person and property . . . shall be called in question . . ."