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Wyoming: Emergency Powers Bill to be Heard in Senate Tomorrow!

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Please Contact the Senate Judiciary Committee Today!

House Bill 57, sponsored by State Representative Allen Jaggi (R-18), would prevent the state of Wyoming from restricting the possession, transfer, sale, transport, storage, display, or use of firearms or ammunition during a declared state of emergency.  HB57 is scheduled to be heard before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, February 27.   

HB 57 will prevent government authorities from confiscating firearms from law-abiding citizens, such as occurred in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. 

Please take the time to contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee listed below and strongly urge them to support HB57. 

State Senator Tony Ross, Chairman
Phone: (307) 632-8957
Email: tross@wyoming.com

State Senator Bruce Burns (R-21)
Phone: (307) 672-6491
Email:bburns@dbburns.com

State Senator Ken Decaria (D-15)
Phone: (307) 789-4616
Email: KDecaria@senate.wyoming.com

State Senator Drew Perkins (R-29)
Phone: (307) 234-1274
Email:drew@schwartzbon.com

State Senator Kathryn Sessions (D-7)
Phone: (307) 634-8314
Email: ksessions@senate.wyoming.com

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