Important Self-Defense Measures to be Heard in Arizona!
Friday, March 14, 2008
House Bill 2629, introduced by State Representative Russell Pearce (R-18), is slated to be heard in the House Committee of the Whole on Monday, March 17th. This NRA supported measure clarifies how and when a firearm may be displayed for defense purposes.
Another proposed bill, Senate Bill 1214, introduced by State Senator Karen Johnson (R-18), has yet to be scheduled for debate in the Committee of the Whole. This important measure, which would allow permittees to carry concealed firearms on public university or college campuses and could come up at any time.
Please contact your State Representative and urge him or her to support HB2629 when it comes up for debate, and also contact your State Senator and respectfully urge him or her to support SB1214.To find contact information for your legislators please click here.
Yesterday, Governor Steve Sisolak signed Assembly Bill 286 into law. AB 286 essentially bans home-building firearms for personal use by prohibiting private individuals from possessing certain unregulated components commonly used by hobbyists to make their own firearms.
In April, a federal judge sided with NRA-ILA and Safari Club International and held that hunters’ use of traditional ammo does not violate federal environmental law. Late last month, this decision was appealed to the Ninth Circuit.
Yesterday, Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) opposing the recently proposed rule: Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached “Stabilizing Braces”.
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.