Laura Carno is a senior fellow at Independent Women’s Forum, political media strategist and the Founder and Executive Director of FASTER Colorado, an organization that trains armed K-12 school staff at no cost to the school. Through her media company, I Am Created Equal, Laura helped to recall the Colorado State Senate President in 2013 over his gun-control agenda, and his refusal to give his constituents a fair hearing. Laura also founded a local government watchdog organization in Colorado Springs, CO called SpringsTaxpayers.com, that protects the interests of the taxpayers from government overreach. Laura is the author of Government Ruins Nearly Everything: Reclaiming Social Issues From Uncivil Servants. Laura is a regular in Colorado media. She has been featured on or published in National Review, The Hill, America’s First Freedom, CNN Headline News, USA Today, and Fox News Channel. Laura lives in Black Forest with her husband, Bill.