The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Keep and Bear
As once Red Colorado continues to grow more purple (and even blue), there is a growing pile of evidence proving that conservative policies worked better for the Centennial State than liberal policies do.
Some of this is to be expected of course. Colorado is near our Southern Border with Mexico and has faced a more daunting illegal immigration problem than states further North. They’ve also seen a tremendous amount of population growth in a short time frame do to movement from more liberal Blue states (mostly California). Sadly, Colorado’s biggest problem seems to be it’s decision to embrace liberal policies that, in the end, always hurt more than they help.
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For example, since Colorado legislators decided to crack down on gun rights while simultaneously loosening up on access to marijuana, the crime rate has skyrocketed.
Crime rates dropped or remainedpost was originally published on this site