Senate Bill 418, "The Personal and Family Protection Act," sponsored by Senator Phil Journey (R-26), passed through the Senate by a vote of 29-11. SB 418 will now advance to the House of Representatives.
House Bill 2577, the "Stand and Defend Act" sponsored by Representative Richard Carlson (R-61) will be voted on by the House Federal & State Affairs Committee this coming week. This important legislation allows a person to use justifiable force when the fear of bodily harm is present.
Please continue contacting your State Representative at (800) 432-3924 and ask him or her to support SB 418 and HB 2577. For further contact information please use the "Write Your Representative" feature found at www.NRAILA.org.