Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

Mississippi Shooting Range Protection Bills Move Forward!

Friday, February 8, 2008

Please Contact the House Judiciary B Committee and
the Senate Committee on Municipalities!

This past week, the House Committee on Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks reported out House Bill 346 by State Representative Warner McBride (D-10), NRA-backed legislation protecting Mississippi's shooting ranges from local noise and zoning ordinances aimed at shutting them down.  The bill now moves to the Judiciary B Committee for consideration.  

The Senate companion bill
Senate Bill 2466, introduced by State Senator Walter Michel (R-Jackson), may be considered by the Senate Committee on Municipalities as early as next week.  

Please contact the members of both Committees and urge them to support both HB346 and SB2466.

House Judiciary B Committee:

State Representative Willie Bailey (D-49), Chairman
State Representative Bob Evans (D-91), Vice-Chairman 
State Representative Noal Akins (R-12) 
State Representative Sidney Bondurant (D-24) 
State Representative Cecil Brown (D-66)
State Representative Clara Burnett (D-9) 
State Representative Kimberly L. Campbell (D-72) 
State Representative Alyce G. Clarke (D-69)
State Representative Mark DuVall (D-19) 
State Representative Jim Ellington (R-73) 
State Representative Harvey Fillingane (R-101)
State Representative Frances Fredericks (D-119) 
State Representative Joe C. Gardner (D-11) 
State Representative Brandon Jones (D-111) 
State Representative Sherra Hillman Lane (D-86) 
State Representative W. T. Mayhall, Jr. (R-40) 
State Representative John Mayo (D-25) 
State Representative Warner F. McBride (D-10) 
State Representative Sam C. Mims, V. (R-97) 
State Representative Alex Monsour (D-54) 
State Representative John L. Moore (R-60) 
State Representative Willie J. Perkins, Sr. (D-32) 
State Representative Ferr Smith (D-27) 
State Representative Jeffrey C. Smith (D-39) 
State Representative Adrienne Wooten (D-71)

Senate Committee on Municipalities:

State Senator J.P. Wilemon Jr (D-5), Chairman 
State Senator Bill Stone (D-2), Vice-Chairman 
State Senator Kelvin Butler (D-38) 
State Senator Lydia Graves Chassaniol (R-14) 
State Senator Merle Flowers (R-19) 
State Senator Hillman Terome Frazier (D-27) 
State Senator Billy Hewes III (R-49) 
State Senator David Jordan (D-24) 
State Senator Tom King (R-44)
State Senator Perry Lee (R-35) 
State Senator Walter Michel (R-25)

TRENDING NOW
Washington: Substitute Version of Gun Control Bill Passes House Committee

Friday, January 19, 2018

Washington: Substitute Version of Gun Control Bill Passes House Committee

Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee passed Substitute House Bill 1122 out of committee on a 7-6 vote.  This bill, which would require gun owners to lock up their firearms or potentially face criminal charges, will ...

Crossing the Line – Firearm Preemption Protection Under Attack

News  

Friday, January 19, 2018

Crossing the Line – Firearm Preemption Protection Under Attack

Gun control groups are fond of describing preemption as a doctrine whereby a state has stripped local governments of their power to regulate guns.

Australia: Queensland’s Labor Party Government Targets MP for Gun Control Heresy

News  

Friday, January 19, 2018

Australia: Queensland’s Labor Party Government Targets MP for Gun Control Heresy

The sorry state of gun politics in Australia was put into stark relief recently, after Liberal National Party (LNP) Queensland Legislative Assembly MP Anthony Perrett took a principled stand in favor of his constituents’ gun rights.

Washington: Trigger Modification Ban Passes Committee

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Washington: Trigger Modification Ban Passes Committee

Earlier today, the Washington state Senate Law & Justice Committee passed Senate Bill 5992 out of committee with a 4-3 vote. As drafted, this legislation has overreaching language that would ban modifications commonly made to ...

Arizona: Signature Gathering Underway For Hunting Ban Initiative

Hunting  

Friday, January 19, 2018

Arizona: Signature Gathering Underway For Hunting Ban Initiative

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and their front-group “Arizonans for Wildlife” are currently gathering signatures for a ballot initiative that would ban the hunting and trapping of mountain lions and bobcats in ...

New Jersey:  2018 Brings Bigger Challenges for New Jersey Gun Owners

Friday, January 19, 2018

New Jersey: 2018 Brings Bigger Challenges for New Jersey Gun Owners

A new Governor took the reins from Gov. Chris Christie this week, and a new Legislature has been sworn into office. 

Indiana: Rifle Hunting Bill Passes Senate

Hunting  

Friday, January 19, 2018

Indiana: Rifle Hunting Bill Passes Senate

On Thursday, January 18th, Senate Bill 20 passed the Indiana state Senate by a vote of 47-2 and will now move to the House.  

Washington: House Judiciary to Hear Gun Control Bills

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Washington: House Judiciary to Hear Gun Control Bills

On Thursday, January 25th at 1:30PM, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear several sweeping gun control bills.  NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters are strongly encouraged to attend the committee hearing to voice your opposition ...

Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban Introduced in the Senate

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban Introduced in the Senate

Today, Senator Karl Rhoads (D-13) introduced legislation that would ban modifications commonly made to firearms by law-abiding citizens.  SB 2046 is currently pending a committee referral.  Please contact your Senator today and urge them to OPPOSE this ...

Eighteen States, Law Enforcement, Doctors, and Firearm Rights Groups File Amicus Briefs in Lawsuit Challenging California 10+ Magazine Ban

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Eighteen States, Law Enforcement, Doctors, and Firearm Rights Groups File Amicus Briefs in Lawsuit Challenging California 10+ Magazine Ban

On Friday, January 12, several amicus briefs were filed in the NRA and CRPA supported lawsuit challenging California’s restrictions against magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. The lawsuit, titled Duncan v. Becerra, challenges California’s ...

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.