HB 2528 was heard in the Federal and State Affairs Committee on Wednesday, February 21 and is scheduled for a committee vote on Monday, March 5. This important legislation removes language that was being misinterpreted by cities in Kansas to ban concealed carry of handguns on city owned property such as parks, greenways, and all city buildings. The bill also strips cities of their ability to regulate firearms, bringing back the original intent of the bill. Please contact your State Representative at (800) 432-3924 and respectfully urge him or her to support HB 2528.
Also, in a victory for gun owners in Kansas, a bill that would significantly weaken Castle Doctrine legislation, SB268, was killed in the Senate Judiciary Committee earlier this week.