On Thursday, April 8, Senate Bill 1108 passed the Arizona State House by a vote of 36 to 19 with five absent votes. The bill will be transmitted to Governor Jan Brewer (R) sometime this week for her consideration. As of now, the effective date for this bill has yet to be determined.
SB 1108 would allow law-abiding persons 21 and older to carry a firearm openly or concealed for self-defense without a permit. The intent of this legislation is to give people the greatest possible freedom to choose the best method of carry for them. Under
It is important that you continue to contact Governor Brewer and respectfully urge her to sign this important piece of legislation. While Governor Brewer has suggested that she intends to sign this legislation, it is important that she hear from as many gun owners as possible. You can contact the Governor by phone, at (602) 542-4331; or you can click here to e-mail her.