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Indiana: Governor Daniels Under Business Pressure to VETO Emergency Powers/Workplace Protection!

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Please Contact Governor Daniels Today!

As we have previously reported, House Bill 1065 is currently pending consideration with Governor Mitch Daniels. Despite passing the Indiana House and Senate with broad bi-partisan support, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Indiana Manufacturer's Association are shamefully urging Governor Daniels to veto this important pro-gun bill.  

Anti-gun big businesses are sending letters, calling and emailing the Governor, insisting on a veto. That’s why Governor Daniels needs to hear from YOU, and he needs to know you support HB 1065! Indiana would become the 27th state to enact Emergency Powers reform measures and the 13th state to enact Employee Workplace Protection laws.

HB1065 would prevent state or local government authorities from confiscating lawfully-owned firearms during declared states of emergency, such as occurred in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. 

Moreover, this bill would also prohibit employers from firing employees who safely and lawfully store a firearm in their privately-owned, locked vehicle while on an employer’s publicly accessible parking lot.  Indiana has more the a quarter million Right-to-Carry permit holders, many of whom carry their firearm during their commute to and from work. This legislation would prohibit anti-gun businesses from punishing law-abiding gun-owners for safely storing their firearm in their vehicle should they carry a firearm for self-defense during their daily commute or have a firearm in the vehicle to target shoot or go hunting before or after work.   

Please contact Governor Daniels TODAY and respectfully ask him to protect our Second Amendment rights in Indiana by signing HB 1065.

Please contact Governor Mitch Daniels by email by clicking HERE or by phone at 317-232-4567.

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