(NEWSER– Across the country, sheriffs continue to oppose new gun laws, with some refusing to enforce them and others just making them a low priority. In Colorado,sheriffs are actively fighting laws requiring background checks and limiting magazines to 15 rounds: In May, 55 of 62 elected sheriffs signed a federal lawsuit arguing against the measures' constitutionality, the New York Timesreports. Meanwhile, sheriffs in New York, California, Florida, and Kentucky are among those who have opposed gun-control measures.

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