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New Mexico - Las Cruces Local Election Alert

Tuesday, October 30, 2001

On Tuesday, November 6, elections will be held in Las Cruces for city council seats and city judge. A non-binding referendum will also appear on the ballot, asking voters whether the city should "opt-out" of the state`s new "Right To Carry" law. It reads as follows:
"Question No. 2: Shall the City of Las Cruces prohibit the carrying of loaded, concealed weapons within city limits?"
The results of this election could determine whether the city takes formal action on the matter. A provision of the new law does allow cities and counties to prohibit those who are issued a license by the state from carrying within their borders.

Let`s send a clear message on November 6: don`t deny the residents of Las Cruces the means to protect themselves in this lawful, responsible manner. On Tuesday, VOTE NO ON QUESTION 2. Urge your family, friends and fellow gun owners to do the same. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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