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Idaho: Secure Campuses Bill Goes to House Floor Tomorrow

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Contact your two state Representatives in support of this critical self-defense bill!

Tomorrow, the Idaho House of Representatives is expected to consider and vote on Senate Bill 1254.  This NRA-backed self-defense bill, sponsored by state Senator Curt McKenzie (R-13), would permit qualified retired law enforcement officers and law-abiding adults who have obtained an Idaho “enhanced” concealed carry license to possess a firearm on public college or university campuses.

As previously reported, SB 1254 passed in the House State Affairs Committee last week and is an essential step toward protecting students and faculty on campus.  This legislation will still provide universities discretion to prohibit qualifying individuals from carrying within a student dormitory or residence hall and a public entertainment or sporting facility with a seating capacity of more than 1,000 persons.  The specific provisions of SB 1254 ensure that responsible, law-abiding individuals with enhanced training are able to carry a firearm for self-defense while on a public college or university campus.

Please contact your two state Representatives NOW and urge them to support this important self-defense bill.  Urge your state Representatives to vote for SB 1254, and remind them that an individual’s right to self-defense shouldn’t be disregarded simply because they are on a college or university campus!  To find out who your state Representatives are, click here.

Don't forget to forward this alert to your family, friends and fellow gun owners in Idaho and urge them to do the same.

 

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