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Connecticut: State Lawmakers Seek to Mandate Discriminatory Liability Insurance for Firearms Owners

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Anti-gun lawmakers on the Insurance and Real Estate Committee voted to draft a bill on February 14 to mandate liability insurance for firearms owners. While no specific language has been offered yet, a public hearing could come as early this week.

There are numerous problems with mandated liability insurance for firearms owners including:

- It is an affront to law-abiding gun owners—you are not required to carry insurance to exercise any other constitutional right.

- It is economically discriminatory—insurance is expensive and such a mandate could make firearm ownership unattainable for thousands of law-abiding Connecticut residents.

Currently, no other state has a firearm liability insurance law. Misguided legislators behind this effort would subject their constituents and tens of thousands of law-abiding Connecticut citizens to a discriminatory and burdensome law that especially penalizes those who might not be able to afford such insurance.

If your state Senator or Representative, listed here, voted for this outrageous measure, it is very important that you contact them today and let them know you oppose this attack on the Second Amendment. For help identifying your state legislators and their contact information, please click here.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.