Alaska: Important Self-Defense Legislation to be Heard Tomorrow

Posted on February 5, 2013


House Bill 24, introduced by state Representative Mark Neuman (R-10), is important self-defense legislation.  Under existing state law, there is no duty-to-retreat if a person is in their home, business, or on their own property.  HB 24 would extend this to recognize the right to use force, including deadly force, for self-defense anywhere a person has a legal right to be

This bill will be heard by the House Judiciary Committee tomorrow, February 6, at 1:00 p.m. in room 120 of the Capitol.

If your state Representative serves on the House Judiciary Committee, please contact him or her TODAY, and respectfully urge support for HB 24.  To determine your state Representative, please click here.  Contact information for members of the House Judiciary Committee is provided below.

House Judiciary Committee:

Representative Wes Keller (R-7), Chairman

(907) 465-2186

Representative Lynn (R-23), Vice Chairman

(907) 465-4931

Representative Neal Foster (D-39)

(907) 465-3789

Representative Gabrielle LeDoux (R-13)

(907) 465-4998

Representative Charisse Millett (R-24)

(907) 465-3879


Representative Lance Pruitt (R-25)

(907) 465-3438

Representative Max Gruenberg (D-14)

(907) 465-4940


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