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Gun-Ban Proposal to be Considered in Louisiana!

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

On Wednesday, May 30 at 9:30 AM in HCR-6, the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee will consider HB 869, a bill that would establish far-reaching restrictions on semi-automatic firearms (dubbing them "assault weapons") and ammunition magazines.  It would target every firearm modified to conform with the now-extinct Clinton Gun-Ban plus many other semi-automatic firearms that have no lineage to those rifles or any military-style orientation whatsoever.

 

HB 869 would also require current owners of such firearms to register their firearms with the State Police, obtain and renew a license annually to keep them, restrict how and where they may be used or transported, and allow the State Police to inspect private homes for compliance.

 

Please make plans to attend Wednesday's hearing to sign up in opposition to HB 869, and please contact the committee members below and urge them to vote "NO" on HB 869:

 

Administration of Criminal Justice Committee

(All members can be reached by calling (225) 342-2456)

 

Chairman Danny Martiny

larep079@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Alex Heaton

larep095@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Damon Baldone

larep053@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Beverly Bruce

larep007@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Roy Burrell

larep002@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Don Cazayoux

larep18@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Charlie DeWitt

larep025@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Eric LaFleur

larep038@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative “Romo” Romero

larep048@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Jane Smith

larep008@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Warren Triche

webreps@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative "Bodi" White

larep064@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Ernest Wooton

larep105@legis.state.la.us

 

Please keep checking www.NRAILA.org for updates on this important firearms issue!

 

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