Oregon: Bill Expanding Firearm Prohibitions to be Heard

Tomorrow, February 20th, at 8:00AM the Oregon state Senate Judiciary Committee will be holding a public hearing on House Bill 4145.  HB 4145 was passed by the Oregon state House of Representatives last week with a 37-23 vote.  This legislation, which was introduced at the request of Governor Kate Brown, would significantly expand the class of persons who could be stripped of their Second Amendment rights.  Please contact Senate Judiciary members and urge their strong opposition to House Bill 4145!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact Senate Judiciary members.

Wyoming: House Consideration of Self-Defense Bill Expected Soon

As early as Tuesday, the Wyoming House Judiciary Committee could consider House Bill 168, sponsored by state Representative Tim Salazar and Senator Anthony Bouchard.

Arizona: Anti-Gun Bill Defeated in Committee, Pro-Gun Legislation Advances

On February 14th, the Arizona State Legislature held committee hearings on several bills affecting your Second Amendment rights.  Senate Bill 1374, which would have significantly weakened Arizona’s state preemption statute, was defeated in committee with a 4-3 vote.  Additionally, House Bill 2535, which guarantees that law-abiding citizens will not be stripped of their Second Amendment rights when they choose to provide foster care to children, was passed out of the House Judiciary and Public Safety Committee with a 5-4 vote.  HB 2535 will now head to the House floor.  Please contact your state Representative and urge them to support HB 2535 when it comes up for a vote!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state Representative.

Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban To Be Heard Wednesday

On February 13th, the House Committee on Judiciary passed House Bill 1908 by a 7-1 vote with amendments to prohibit certain trigger modifications.  HB 1908 will now be heard by the House Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce on February 21st at 2:00PM.  Please  contact committee members and urge them to OPPOSE HB 1908.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact committee members.  

Washington: Gun Bills to Be Heard Next Week

On February 9th, the Washington state Senate passed Senate Bill 6298 to expand the category of persons stripped of their Second Amendment rights and it is now scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on February 21st at 8:00AM.  On February 14th, the state House Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 5992 to ban certain firearm accessories and it now awaits a floor vote.

Murphy lays out gun control agenda for New Jersey

Ammunition limits, the adoption of smart gun technology and stricter concealed carry rules were just some of the proposals that Gov. Phil Murphy endorsed Tuesday during a round-table discussion in Cherry Hill led by Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald, a longtime proponent of stricter gun laws.

San Francisco proposes banning concealed carry at events

San Francisco is set to consider a bill that would make it illegal to carry a concealed weapon at events with more than 50 people.

Oregon: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled For Vote

On February 15th, the Oregon state House of Representatives will hold a vote on House Bill 4145, which would significantly expand the class of persons who could be stripped of their Second Amendment rights. In addition, the state Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing at 8:00AM on February 14th for Senate Memorial Resolution 202, which would urge Congress to regulate certain firearm accessories as well as firearm components and build kits as if they were firearms.  Please contact your state Representative and urge their strong opposition to House Bill 4145 as well as members of the Senate Judiciary Committee encouraging their opposition to Senate Memorial Resolution 202!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state Representative and Senator.

Arizona: Gun Bills to Be Heard Tomorrow

Tomorrow, February 14th, the state House Judiciary and Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing at 2:00PM on House Bill 2535 to guarantee that law-abiding citizens will not be stripped of their Second Amendment rights when they choose to provide foster care to children.  In addition, the state Senate Committee on Government will hold a hearing tomorrow at 2:00PM on Senate Bill 1374, which would significantly weaken Arizona's state firearm preemption statute and potentially render it ineffective.  Please contact House committee members and urge them to SUPPORT House Bill 2535 and ask Senate committee members to OPPOSE Senate Bill 1374!  Click the “Take Action” button to contact committee members.

Second Amendment gets Second-Class Treatment

Among those who remain frustrated by Americans’ continuing distaste for harsh, European-style gun control, a favorite point of complaint is that the Second Amendment is more vigorously and consistently enforced than are all the others and that this supposed disparity isn’t fair.