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URGENT: Massachusetts: Emergency Powers Legislation Heads To House Before the Legislative Session Ends

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Please Contact Your State Representative Today!

S.1401,  "An Act Prohibiting the Confiscation of Lawfully Owned Firearms During a State of Emergency", sponsored by State Senator Richard T. Moore (Worcester and Norfolk), passed out of the State Senate without a roll call yesterday, July 29, 2008. S.1401 will head to the House TODAY for consideration. 

S.1401 would protect our Second Amendment rights by prohibiting any government agency from confiscating or regulating the lawful sale, possession, transfer, transport and carry of firearms during a state of emergency, such as occurred in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.

Since session is adjourned tomorrow, Thursday, July 31, 2008, we are asking members to please contact their State Representative promptly and urge him or her to support S.1401. To find contact information for your State Representative, please click here.
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