(Al Jazeera) When two Democratic legislators who had voted for a strict gun control law were booted in September in the first recall election in Colorado, the gun lobby was fired up. It had succeeded in countering the rising tide of anti-gun sentiment after the Aurora, Colo., theater mass shooting and other high-profile gun tragedies across the United States.
Less than two months later, some of the same people behind the Colorado effort were in California, announcing with much fanfare that they were next targeting five of that state's Democratic legislators in a recall campaign.
It was a bold move, considering that the nation's most populous state has the toughest gun laws in the nation, according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
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