Attorney Tells Why HB 503 Needs To Pass
If anyone has ever had any doubts of the importance of the Guns-Locked-In-Your-Car bill, this letter should remove all doubt.
Dear Senator Webster (and colleagues):
Last week, I urged you to support SB 1130, the "Preservation and Protection of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Motor Vehicles Act of 2008." I understand that the Senate has now adopted the House version of the bill, HB 503, and it will come up for a final vote next week. I wanted to share with you a real-world example of why this law is needed.
In my practice as an attorney in
She asked me what I could do to help her. Unfortunately, I was helpless. Without the protections offered by HB 503, this woman's employer has the power to make her choose between her livelihood and her personal safety. She has worked for this agency for several years, and now must either find another job, or give up her right to protect herself everywhere she travels during the day, from the time she leaves the house to go to work, until the time she gets back home. As a 61 year old woman, neither of these options is attractive. Finding a new job may prove difficult or impossible; becoming an elderly unarmed potential victim may prove fatal.
HB 503 is designed to protect the rights of the people of
I support this legislation as an attorney, as a business owner, as a District 9 voter, and as a responsible citizen of the State of
Ernest J. Myers, Esq.
Marcus, McMahon & Myers, P.L.
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