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Guantanamo Prisoners In Colorado

gardnerColorado’s U.S. Senator Cory Gardner was one of three Senators who responded yesterday to the Obama administration’s plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and relocate the remaining terrorists held there to a location on the mainland United States. In their statement the Senators said that a law passed in November explicitly bars the transfer of Guantanamo prisoners to domestic soil. One of the Presidents proposed Continue reading

Sheriff’s Oppose Transferring Guantanamo Detainees to Colorado

routt-county-sherrifRIO BALNCO SHERRIFmoffat-county-sheriff-300More than 40 elected Colorado County sheriffs, including those in Northwest Colorado, have sent a letter to President Obama expressing their “strong opposition” to President Obama’s potential illegal transfer of Guantanamo Bay terrorists to Colorado. Reports indicate that in addition to the Federal Correctional Complex in Florence, the Obama Administration has been Continue reading

Gardner Opposes Guantanamo Transfer

gardnerLawmakers from Colorado are renewing their opposition to the Obama Administration’s plans to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay onto American soil. The Department of Defense was recently in Colorado, scouting possible sites in Florence and Canon  City. Senator Cory Gardner talked with a reporter yesterday about the issue. He maintains that moving the detainees to the U.S. is clearly prohibited Continue reading

Green River Killer Moved to Colorado

GREEN RIVER KILLERNewly released documents show Gary Ridgway, known as the Green River killer, was transferred to a Colorado prison so he could be brought out of isolation. Ridgway has been convicted of 49 murders that spanned nearly 20 years. Ridgway’s transfer to the federal prison in Florence, Colorado came to light in June but prison officials Continue reading