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Posted on March 13, 2013
Supporters of House Bill 77 are putting the full court press on the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear this gun control measure this afternoon. Please contact the following state Senators and urge them to OPPOSE HB 77. There are only three days left in the 2013 legislative session – contact committee members IMMEDIATELY and urge them to oppose this legislation!
For more information on HB 77 and criminalization of private firearms transfers, please see NRA-ILA’s New Mexico Legislative updates here.
Senate Judiciary Committee:
Senator Richard Martinez – Chairman
Senator Joseph Cervantes – Vice Chairman
Senator Ron Griggs
Senator Linda Lopez
Senator Cisco McSorley
Senator John Ryan
Senator Michael Sanchez
Senator Lisa Torraco
Senator Peter Wirth
Senator William Payne
universal background checks, private firearm transfer ban
Yesterday, the New Mexico House Republican Caucus sent this letter to state House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee Chairman Eliseo Alcon and Democratic committee members, outlining their firm opposition to House Bill 402. FULL STORY
Although House Bill 77, sponsored by Rep. Miguel Garcia (D-ABQ), has undergone significant revisions since its introduction, NRA-ILA still opposes the portion of the House-approved version which would criminalize private transfers at gun shows.FULL STORY
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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