Earlier today, House Bill 419 passed the Kentucky House by a vote of 93 to 5. The bill now heads to the Senate where it awaits a committee assignment.
Sponsored by State Representative Robert Damron (D-39), HB419 would permit citizens to carry firearms for self-defense while engaged in hunting, fishing, trapping, and other activities. The bill also clarifies that citizens may do what is necessary for self-defense in the case of a wild animal attack, without fear of unjustified prosecution. NRA worked with Representative Damron to amend the bill in order to address legitimate concerns raised by the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
Please contact your State Senator and respectfully urge them to support HB 419 when it comes before them for a vote. Contact information can be found by clicking here.