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Wyoming: Session is Underway and Important Pro-Gun Bills Have Been Introduced

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

As the Wyoming Legislature enters the second week of its legislative session, a number of pro-gun reforms have already been introduced.  Representative Allen Jaggi (R-19) filed two bills: House Bill 103, which would strengthen the state’s authority over firearm laws while prohibiting local counties from enacting their own ordinances in clear violation of the current state firearms preemption statute, and House Bill 105, which would allow law-abiding citizens to carry a concealed firearm in more locations.  Both of these bills have yet to be assigned to a House committee for further consideration.

HB 103 would improve recognition of your firearms freedoms in several ways.  If enacted, this bill would give the state legislature the exclusive authority to enact any firearm-related laws or ordinances and prevent current firearms preemption violations occurring across the state.  This would ensure that any restriction on your Second Amendment rights would be voted on publicly by your state Senators and Representatives instead of un-elected bureaucrats at the local level.  Also, this bill would erase any local restrictions on your right to bear arms that have been illegally enacted in violation of the current firearms preemption statue.  HB 103 would make firearms laws uniform throughout the state and protect citizens from towns and counties that attempt to violate the new firearms preemption statute.

HB 105 would expand the number of places that a law-abiding citizen could carry their concealed handgun for self-defense.  If enacted, these additional locations would include athletic events and all schools - elementary, secondary and universities.  Although the Cowboy State does not require its residents to have a permit to carry a concealed weapon for self-defense, those who wish to carry in the additional locations would be required to obtain a permit issued by the state.  It is no secret that so-called “Gun Free Zones” are attractive targets for violent criminals and madmen who know that they can inflict maximum mayhem with minimal risk of being harmed themselves.  Allowing more trained, law-abiding citizens to protect themselves and their families legally should be encouraged in all forms.

Please contact your state Representative today and ask him or her to support House Bills 103 and 105.  Also ask that they urge that these bills be assigned to House committee and receive a prompt hearing.  Your NRA-ILA will continue to update you as more details become available.  Be sure to check NRA-ILA’s Wyoming legislation page for more details and updates as session progresses.

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