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Pennsylvania: Firearms Preemption Bill Could be Considered in State House Next Week

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Your immediate help is needed to ensure this bill gets a vote on the House floor!

Next week, the Pennsylvania Legislature returns from its summer break, and the NRA has learned that the state House of Representatives may be considering a vote on House Bill 2011 as early as next Monday.  This critical firearms preemption legislation is needed to strengthen and provide consistency in Pennsylvania’s firearm and ammunition laws throughout the state.  To date, nearly fifty municipalities have enacted illegal local gun control ordinances including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Lancaster, Reading and the state capital of Harrisburg.  Enough is enough.

Over the past four years, the Pennsylvania Legislature has failed to act on this important pro-gun reform.  Please help prevent this from happening again this year.  Anti-gun state lawmakers in Harrisburg are still attempting to kill or stall this crucial legislation, and have filed over one hundred amendments in an attempt to derail HB 2011, which passed in the House Judiciary Committee by a 20 to 5 vote on March 18.  Passage and enactment of HB 2011, without any anti-gun amendments, is crucial to law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen in Pennsylvania and your voice will make the difference!

It is critical that you contact your state Representative TODAY and urge him or her to support HB 2011 without ANY anti-gun amendments.  For contact information or help identifying your state lawmakers, click here.

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