(Photo Credit: Rep. Leslie Herod’s Facebook)
Representative Leslie Herod – a radical liberal member of the Colorado House – told a fellow Democratic colleague to remove his Black Lives Matter pin if he plans to vote for harsher penalties on fentanyl possession according a tweet from Colorado Public Radio’s Andrew Kenney.
What do Herod’s comments even mean? We’re not sure but calls to her office for comment meant were not answered.
Representative Herod was one of the leading voices for a 2019 bill to decriminalize the possession of under 4 grams of fentanyl in Colorado. Her comments occurred this afternoon while House Republicans and Democrats voted on amendments to reverse some of the dangerous policies enacted in 2019.
Since that time, fentanyl deaths in Colorado have skyrocketed and Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen recently said “people are dying” due to the radical 2019 law supported by Herod and Colorado House Speaker Alec Garnett.