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Utah Legislature Taking Up Concealed Firearm Restriction!

Friday, February 16, 2007

 

Your State Legislators Need To Hear From You Today!

 

Despite losing in the Utah Supreme Court, the University of Utah is still trying to stop concealed carry permit holders from carrying on campus, this time through the Utah Legislature.

 

Senate Bill 251, sponsored by Senator Gregory Bell (R-22), would provide that an institution of higher education may enact a rule prohibiting concealed firearms in specified faculty and staff offices at the institution.  In addition it would authorize the institution to allow a dormitory resident to have only roommates who are not licensed to carry a concealed firearm.

 

If institutions of higher education can be exempt from Utah’s current firearms uniformity law, who will try next to discriminate against law-abiding gun owners?

 

Please contact your State Legislator today and urge him or her stand up for law-abiding gun owners by OPPOSING SB 251.

 

The general phone number for the State Senate is (801) 538-1035 and the House of Representatives can be reached at (801) 538-1029.

 

For further contact information or help identifying your legislators, please use the "Write Your Representative" feature found at www.NRAILA.org.

 

Keep checking your email for future up dates on what the Utah Legislature is doing or not doing to protect our Second Amendment Rights!

 

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