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Posted on January 24, 2013
State Senator Withdraws Semi-Auto Ban Bill After Your Calls and E-Mails Overwhelm his Office!
Last week, state Senate Majority Leader Philip Baruth introduced Senate Bill 32 , legislation that would have outlawed the manufacture, possession, sale and transfer of thousands of popular semi-automatic firearms and would also ban ammunition magazines which hold more than ten rounds. Thanks to your calls and e-mails, Senator Baruth withdrew this bill from consideration within a week of its introduction. This does not mean that the fight is over. Senator Baruth and other anti-gun legislators have made it clear they plan to pursue this type of legislation this session. In the meantime, please continue to watch for alerts from NRA-ILA and visit our Vermont Legislative Update page as we continue to keep you updated on firearm-related legislation.
Vermont, Semi-Automatic Firearms and the "Assault Weapon" Issue
Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.READ MORE
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