Colorado Springs: God & Guns

Colorado Springs: God & Guns
It was the home of Garrett Swasey, Jennifer Markovsky, and Ke’Arre Stewart. It’s White Evangelical Mecca, where it’s perfectly normal to walk down the street carrying an AR-15 assault rifle. Welcome to Colorado Springs.

“Colorado’s second largest city, with a population of 445,800, has built itself a reputation as a playground for white, pro-gun, pro-life Evangelical Christians. It is also home to one army base, two air force bases, and an air force.”

— “Colorado Springs: a playground for pro-life, pro-gun evangelical Christians,” Josiah Hesse, The Guardian

So when you visit Colorado Springs, bring your Bible, your ski vest and your flak vest.

More:

“Colorado Springs, Site Of Planned Parenthood Attack, Is A Hub For Conservative Christians,” Sam Levine, Huffington Post

Related:

“Colorado embodies nation’s divide over gun control,” Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times

“Ted Cruz cites reports that Planned Parenthood shooter could be ‘transgendered leftist activist.’ What?” Callum Borchers, Washington Post

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