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Nucla to residents: Get a gun

Firearms ownership law ‘symbolic, unenforceable’

Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013 2:00 am

You have to own a gun in Nucla — that is, if you want to.

Nucla last week became the first municipality in Colorado to require that residents own firearms, but its ordinance contains exceptions for heads of households who don’t want to or who cannot legally possess a gun.

Nucla’s ordinance passed by a 5-1 vote. It is almost verbatim of the Family Protection Ordinance passed last month by the city of Nelson, Ga.

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