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Colorado: Mandatory Storage Defeated in Committee!

Friday, April 11, 2008

Thank You for Your Hard Work!

Friday, April 11, Senate Bill 49, sponsored by State Senator Sue Windels (D-19), Colorado’s mandatory storage bill  was defeated by a vote of 9 to 1 in the Senate Appropriations Committee.  SB49 would have forced adults to store all their firearms under lock and key or face an undetermined misdemeanor penalty if a firearm was later used in a suicide or crime.  This dangerous bill would have rendered homeowners defenseless and given criminals a clear advantage in home invasions.  If passed, SB49 would have added to the already cumbersome bureaucracy that affects gun shops, gun shows, or anywhere else firearms are sold, by requiring them to post a sign informing gun owners that they must lock up their guns. 

Thank you to all of the NRA members and gun owners who called their elected officials in opposition to this bill.

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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.