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Kentucky Legislature Strengthens State Firearm Law!

Friday, March 30, 2007

 

House Bill 469 is now headed to Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) for his consideration.

 

HB 469, sponsored by Representative Robert Damron (D-39), would clarify that Kentucky residents may purchase firearms in contiguous states or otherwise acquire firearms anywhere it is legal to do so under federal and state law; specify that out-of-state residents may purchase or otherwise acquire firearms in Kentucky if the purchase is legal under federal and state law; specify that persons who are legal residents of the United States may purchase or otherwise acquire firearms in Kentucky if the purchase is legal under federal and state law. 

 

On March 2, the House of Representatives passed HB 469 by a vote of 93 to 3 and on March 26, the Senate unanimously passed this important legislation 35 to 0.  Please take a moment to call your State Legislators and thank them for strengthening our Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Kentucky.

 

Please click here to see if your State Legislator voted “YEA” or “NAY” on HB 469, and if you need help identifying your State Legislator, please click here.

 

Please keep checking www.NRAILA.org for information on Second Amendment issues in Kentucky and around the nation.

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