House Bill 228, the NRA-backed self-defense bill, is waiting executive action by Senate Judiciary Committee. It is crucial that NRA members and pro-gun activists continue to call the Senate Judiciary Committee and their State Senators and urge them to support HB 228!
House Bill 228, sponsored by State Representative Krayton Kerns (R-58), is a broad piece of legislation that provides a number of specific protections for law-abiding citizens. The provisions of HB 228, clarify and expand the fundamental right of self-defense and protect law-abiding citizens from undue prosecution should they ever have to exercise the right. For a section-by-section analysis of HB 228 to help you better understand and communicate with legislators, please visit http://progunleaders.org/Self-defense/.
Please contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and your State Senator TODAY and respectfully urge them to vote for HB 228. You may call (406) 444-4800 to leave a message for your Senator and for the Judiciary Committee. You may also use the “online message form” located here. When contacting legislators, it is important that you be as respectful and courteous as possible. If you need help identifying your legislator, please click here. To view a roster of committee members, please click here.