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Nucla requiring residents to own firearms

5:04 AM, May 17, 2013   |    comments
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NUCLA, Colo. (AP) - Nucla is requiring residents to own firearms, but only if they want to participate.

The Nucla Town Board last week passed a new ordinance requiring that residents own firearms, but it has exceptions for heads of households who don't want to participate or who cannot legally possess a gun.

According to the Montrose Daily Press, Nucla's ordinance passed by a 5-1 vote. It was inspired by the Family Protection Ordinance passed by the town of Nelson, Ga.

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