Government forgets it works for the people

Thanks to Colorado’s state-elected government officials’ total disregard and impingement of our constitutional rights, I guess outlaws such as I need to unite.

My whole life, I strived to obey the laws, and took an oath to support and defend the Constitution against all enemies foreign, and domestic. I now see the domestic enemy in our midst, and the tyranny of the Democratic Party is trying to divide this country.

After serving 21 years in the U.S. Navy, decorated for valor in the face of many dangers, and after serving six years as a law-enforcement officer, I now am considered a criminal and felon by my own government.

My government has forgotten that it works for the people. It has done everything to destroy our rights and make criminals out of normal law-abiding citizens.

I no longer can obey a law that is unconstitutional on its very merits. I refuse to comply with laws that fail to protect me or my family. This is no longer the country I grew up defending and putting my life on the line for so many years. What should I expect? It does not take care or honor the promises it gave me after serving so many years.

What atrocity do I speak of? Owning a magazine that holds more than 15 rounds and willing my weapons to family members when I pass away without doing a background check.

Yet those who wrote the laws do not know the difference between an automatic and semi-automatic weapon, a magazine and clip, or a gun and a weapon. I guess, like Robin Hood, I will hide those items in the forest from the law and live as a criminal because I will not comply.

Freedom of speech will be limited to 15 words. Freedom of religion will be limited to 15 prayers. Freedom to assemble will be limited to 15 people.

Unreasonable search and seizures, and self-incrimination need not apply. Where does it end? You, the ignorant, have chosen this path that is unconstitutional.

Christopher M. Jones