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Louisiana: Right-to-Carry Reform Legislation Needs Your Help

Monday, April 19, 2010

On Tuesday, April 27, the Senate Judiciary B Committee will hold a hearing on Senate Bill 81.  SB 81, introduced by State Senator Daniel Martiny (R-10), would exempt concealed carry permit holders from the 1,000 foot “Gun Free School Zone.”  State Representative Ernest Wooton (R-105) introduced the companion legislation (HB 556) in the House.

Current state law disallows any individual from possessing a firearm within approximately a quarter mile of any school property and an individual does not have to know that they’re within the 1000 foot zone.  The penalty for violation of this zone is a felony.

Although the current state prohibition does not apply to possession of a firearm on or in private property (e.g. home, automobile, land, or place of business), it has very real impact on law-abiding Louisianans’ ability to protect themselves and their families in everyday situations.  For instance, SB 81 would allow concealed carry permit holders to now lawfully protect themselves while accomplishing daily activities including walking the dog or walking home at night from work.

Please contact members of the Senate Judiciary B Committee and respectfully urge them to support SB 81.  Contact information for the committee members is listed below.

Senate Judiciary B Committee

Senator Daniel Martiny (Chairman)
(504) 834-7676
martinyd@legis.state.la.us

Senator David Heitmeier (Vice-Chairman)
(504) 361-6356
heitmeid@legis.state.la.us

Senator John A. Alario, Jr.
(504) 340-2221
alarioj@legis.state.la.us

Senator Norby Chabert
(985) 858-2927
chabertn@legis.state.la.us

Senator Lydia P. Jackson
(318) 676-7029
jacksonl@legis.state.la.us

Senator Eric LaFleur
(337) 363-5019
lafleure@legis.state.la.us

Senator Karen Carter Peterson
(504) 568-8346
petersonk@legis.state.la.us

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