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Alaska: Common Sense Legislation Passes Senate and Goes to Governor

Friday, April 12, 2013

Contact Governor Sean Parnell and Respectfully Urge Him to Sign HB 24 into Law

House Bill 24, common sense self-defense reform legislation, passed in the state Senate yesterday by a 15-4 vote after receiving overwhelming approval by the House of Representatives in a 29-4 vote last month.  HB 24 now goes to Governor Sean Parnell (R) for his consideration.  Please call and e-mail Governor Parnell today and respectfully urge him to sign HB 24 into law.

Under existing state law, if a person is justified in using deadly force in self-defense, there is no duty-to-retreat if the person is in his or her home, business or on his or her own property.  HB 24, introduced by state Representative Mark Neuman (R-10), would extend this protection so a person, if justified in using deadly force in self-defense, has no-duty-to-retreat from any place the person has a legal right to be.

Thank you for your continued efforts during this legislative session.  Please call and e-mail the Governor today and urge him to sign this important reform into law!

Governor Sean Parnell

Phone: 907-465-3500

E-mail : Governor@alaska.gov

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