On Wednesday, February 3, State Senator Michael Lenett (D-19) introduced Senate Bill 516, a bill that would designate certain firearms as "assault weapons" and would prohibit the possession, transfer or receipt of these firearms by law-abiding
Senator Lenett’s extreme attack on our right should not be taken lightly. Under his proposed legislation,
Specifically this bill would…
- Prohibit most semi-automatic pistols. The bill defines any semi-automatic pistol as an "assault weapon," if it can be fitted with a threaded barrel. Virtually all modern semi-automatic pistols 9mm and above use barrels that are readily removable and replaceable, of course.
- Prohibit semi-automatic shotguns configured for home protection with a pistol grip and folding stock, regardless of barrel length or magazine capacity.
- Prohibit versions of the AR-15 that are currently legal in
- Prohibit anyone who lives outside
However defined, there are more "assault weapons" in the
With no coherent reason to ban semi-automatic firearms among honest, law-abiding residents in
Please contact your State Senator TODAY and respectfully request that they oppose Senate Bill 516! For contact information please click here.