NRA Explore
APPEARS IN News

Kansas Legislature Overrides Governor Sebelius’ Veto of Vital Right to Carry Reform Legislation

Friday, April 27, 2007

Fairfax, VA - The Kansas State Senate, today voted (30 to 10) to override Governor Kathleen Sebelius’ veto of vital legislation that would allow law-abiding Kansans to protect themselves outside the home. 

The House of Representatives voted to override the Governors veto yesterday, by a vote of 98 to 26. 
 
House Bill 2528 will prevent cities and counties from adopting any ordinance or regulation that would contradict state firearms law.  The legislation would also prohibit a public or private entity from prohibiting a licensed Right-to-Carry permit holder from possessing a firearm, when locked inside a private motor vehicle in a publicly accessible parking lot.

HB 2528 is designed to stop the “patchwork” city firearm regulations and ordinances that have been popping up all over Kansas in the last year. 

“This NRA backed legislation will ensure that law-abiding Kansans will no longer have to worry about breaking any city or county laws while traveling through Kansas, said NRA chief lobbyist, Chris Cox.  We are very pleased that this legislation withstood the Governor’s veto and will become law.”    

“No one is immune to criminal attacks outside of their home,” continued Cox.   “This bill is about protecting a law-abiding, citizen’s right to self-defense anywhere outside their home.” 

The legislation originally passed the House on March 21, 2007 and the Senate on March 27, 2007. Governor Sebelius vetoed the legislation on April 13, 2007.  


- nra -

Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen's group.  Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and advocates enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime.  The Association remains the nation's leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the armed services.

IN THIS ARTICLE
Kansas Right-To-Carry
TRENDING NOW

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

California: Los Angeles Will be Sued to Invalidate Newly Passed Ordinance Banning So-Called “Large-Capacity Magazines”

The NRA is supporting a lawsuit challenging the ordinance.  After a two year delay, the Los Angeles City ...

News  

Friday, August 21, 2015

A Decade Later, Remember New Orleans … Gun Confiscation Can (and Has) Happened in America

August 29th marks the 10-year anniversary of when Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, La. The memory of the ...

Hunting  

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Texas: Will You Vote to Protect Your Right to Hunt and Fish in November?

All too often people take for granted basic freedoms until it is too late.  The right to hunt ...

News  

Monday, August 24, 2015

NRA Sues to Stop Seattle Gun Tax

The NRA is suing the city of Seattle to stop two new gun laws - a tax on ...

News  

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Weird Science

As gun owners see all too often, a favored tactic of the gun control crowd is to provide ...

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 ...

News  

Friday, August 21, 2015

Reduce Firearm Ownership, Say Anti-Gun Researchers

A new “study” by David Swedler, trained at the (gun control crusader Michael) Bloomberg School of Public Health, ...

News  

Friday, August 21, 2015

Chain of Movie Houses Branches Out to Security Theater

Thanks to a new emphasis on searching the bags of moviegoers, the Regal Cinemas chain is treating its ...

News  

Friday, August 21, 2015

Missouri Supreme Court Applies Strict Scrutiny to Gun Case, Upholds Ban on Felon-in-Possession

On August 5, 2014, residents of the Show Me State approved Amendment 5 that strengthened Missouri’s constitutional right ...

News  

Friday, August 21, 2015

Scapegoat Alert! D.C. Murders Increase, Police Chief Blames . . .

Murders in the District of Columbia are not nearly as common as they were a generation ago, when ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -
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.