Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Hunting

Louisiana Legislature Taking on Pro Second Amendment Issues!

Friday, March 24, 2006

The Louisiana Legislature convenes on Monday, March 27.  Several key measures effecting gun owners and sportsmen have been pre-filed in advance of session.

 

Your help is needed to pass these bills this year!

 

NRA-Backed Personal Protection Legislation:

House Bill 89 and House Bill 1097, “Castle Doctrine” & Self-Defense Reform, based on Florida’s landmark law, would establish, in law, the presumption that a criminal who forcibly enters or intrudes into your home, occupied vehicle or business is there to cause death or great bodily harm, and you may use any manner of force, including deadly force, against that person.  HB 89 and HB 1097, sponsored by Representatives Eric LaFleur (D-38), Troy Hebert (D-49) and Don Cazayoux (D-18), would also explicitly state in law that you have no “duty to retreat” if you are attacked in a place you have a right to be and provide that persons using force authorized by law shall not be prosecuted for using such force and would prohibit criminals and their families from suing victims for killing or injuring their attackers.  

 

Senate Bill 93 sponsored by Senator Joe McPherson (D-29), House Bill 36 sponsored by Representative Pete Schneider (R-90), House Bill 136 sponsored by Representative Troy Hebert, House Bill 172 sponsored by Representative Danny Martiny (R-79), and House Bill 760 sponsored by Representative Steve Scalise (R-82), the Emergency Powers Act Amendments, are all legislative initiatives which would prevent the seizure and confiscation of legally-possessed firearms during a state of emergency.  Several dozen cases of such activity were documented in New Orleans and neighboring parishes during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. All these bills would prevent similar denial of an individual’s constitutional rights by local officials in the unfortunate event of any future natural disaster in Louisiana.

 

Senate Bill 367 sponsored by Senator Jody Amedee (D-18), Employee Protection, would allow employees to store firearms in their locked personal vehicles on company property and prohibits employers from enforcing policies that ban such activity.  SB 367 would allow workers to protect themselves during their commutes to and from work, to leave directly from work on a hunting trip, and to exercise rights they already have under state law (to possess firearms in vehicles) and state and federal constitutions without the threat of being fired. 

 

NRA-Supported Hunting-Related Legislation:

Senate Bill 30 sponsored by Senator Joe McPherson, No-Net-Loss of Public Hunting and Fishing Lands, would require the opening of compensatory huntable and fishable land if an area is closed to the sport, resulting in “no net loss” of public hunting and fishing lands for future generations of hunters and anglers.  SB 30 addresses one of greatest challenges facing sportsmen today -- adequate access to hunting and fishing land. 

 

Senate Bill 148 sponsored by Senator Joe McPherson, the Hunter/Voter Registration, would allow sportsmen to register to vote when they purchase a hunting or fishing license.  By simplifying the voter registration process for hunters and anglers, this initiative ensures that they will be involved in electing pro-sportsmen candidates to office.

 

Please call and email your State Senators and State Representatives in Baton Rouge and urge them to support these NRA-backed measures!  

 

Your State Senator may be reached by calling (225) 342-2040. Your State Representative may be reached by calling (225) 342-6945.  Email addresses for your State Legislators can be found at www.legis.state.la.us/.                                                            

If you need help identifying your State Legislator please use the "Write Your Representative" feature found at www.nraila.org/.

TRENDING NOW
Biden’s Anti-gun Lies are Too Much Even for Legacy Press Fact Checkers

News  

Monday, April 19, 2021

Biden’s Anti-gun Lies are Too Much Even for Legacy Press Fact Checkers

With President Joe Biden securely in office and the 2024 presidential election 43 months away, the mainstream press has determined it an acceptable time to expose the frequent fibber’s most flagrant falsehoods.

Hunter Biden Memoir Among Mounting Evidence of Federal Gun Law Violations

News  

Monday, April 19, 2021

Hunter Biden Memoir Among Mounting Evidence of Federal Gun Law Violations

As President Joe Biden and his Department of Justice concoct new firearm restrictions for ordinary law-abiding Americans, 

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

Gun Laws  

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered as legal advice or a restatement of law.

In New Executive Gun Control Push, Biden Seems to Throw Obama, and Himself, Under the Bus

News  

Monday, April 12, 2021

In New Executive Gun Control Push, Biden Seems to Throw Obama, and Himself, Under the Bus

At Biden's recent Rose Garden ceremony, where he announced his latest assault on the Second Amendment, he lied a number of times, and garbled the name of the federal agency tasked with enforcing federal gun ...

New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Announces Drastic Gun Control Agenda

Thursday, April 15, 2021

New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Announces Drastic Gun Control Agenda

Thursday morning, Gov. Phil Murphy held a press conference to unveil yet another gun control package in the Garden State.  

Louisiana: Senate Committee Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation

Monday, April 19, 2021

Louisiana: Senate Committee Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation

Today, Senate Judiciary C Committee passed Constitutional Carry legislation, Senate Bill 118, by a 3 to 2 vote.  

North Carolina: House to Hear Pistol Permit Repeal Language

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

North Carolina: House to Hear Pistol Permit Repeal Language

Today, at 3:00PM, the House Judiciary 4 Committee is going to hear an amendment to House Bill 398, to add language legalizing acquiring handguns without having to first apply for a permit.

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

Gun Laws  

Monday, June 30, 2014

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered as legal advice or a restatement of law.

NRA Opposes David Chipman for ATF Director

News  

Friday, April 9, 2021

NRA Opposes David Chipman for ATF Director

During a press conference on Thursday, President Biden announced that he would once again be targeting law-abiding gun owners by ordering ATF to develop two new restrictive regulations. Aiming to accessorize the Department of Justice’s ...

H.R. 127 – A Bill Designed to Express Hostility Toward Law-Abiding Gun Owners

News  

Thursday, February 11, 2021

H.R. 127 – A Bill Designed to Express Hostility Toward Law-Abiding Gun Owners

All gun control bills share the same basic goal: a world in which fewer people own firearms. Some bills simply ban certain types of firearms or ammunition outright. Others place obstacles in the path of ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -

More Like This From Around The NRA

NRA ILA

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.