Of course, most voters who cast ballots against fracking aren't considering the prospect of enormous compensation awards, nor the harm to mineral owners, said Michelle Smith, NARO-Rockies president.
Bans on fracking in Colorado would hurt family farms, elderly →
"Lafayette has an outright ban, so [the widow] is denied that income," said Ms. Smith. "You can't put the rights of some of the citizens above the rights of some of the others. And that's exactly what's happening."