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Colorado: Pro-Gun Legislation Sees Action in Denver

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Colorado: Pro-Gun Legislation Sees Action in Denver

Last Friday, January 16, additional pro-gun legislation was introduced to protect Colorado business owners who respect your right to carry concealed. 

House Bill 1127, introduced by state Representative Gordon Klingenshmitt (R-15), would grant immunity from civil liability to places of business which recognize your right to protection and self-defense by respecting your right to carry concealed on the property.  This bill has been assigned to the House Committee on State, Veterans and Military Affairs but no hearing date has been set yet.  Please stay tuned to your email inbox and www.nraila.org for further updates on this bill. 

In addition, three bills which are vital to protecting your Second Amendment rights have been scheduled for their respective committee hearings in early February. 

On Monday, February 2, the House Committee on State, Veterans and Military Affairs will hold a hearing at 1:30 P.M. in Room 271 to hear testimony on the following three pro-gun bills, all of which benefit law-abiding gun owners:  

House Bill 1009, introduced by state Representative Steve Humphrey (R-48), would repeal the rights-infringing legislation passed into law during the 2013 legislative session that arbitrarily limits the number of rounds you can use to protect yourself and your family to 15 rounds.

House Bill 1049, introduced by state Representative Justin Everett (R-22), would extend the protection and right to self-defense you currently have in your home, to your place of business.

House Bill 1050, introduced by state Representative Janik Joshi (R-16), would repeal the ineffective and rights-infringing private transfer background check law that passed during the 2013 legislative session.

Please call and email members of the House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee and urge them to support HB 1009, HB 1049 and HB 1050.  These important pro-gun bills are critical to restoring your rights in the Centennial State! 

House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee Members:

Representative Su Ryden (D-36), Chairman, Majority Deputy Whip
(303) 866-2942
su.ryden.house@state.co.us

Representative Joe Salazar (D-31), Vice-Chairman
(303) 866-2918
joseph.salazar.house@state.co.us

Representative Mike Foote (D-12)
(303) 866-2920
mike.foote.house@state.co.us

Representative Steve Humphrey (R-48)
(303) 866-2943
rephumphrey48@yahoo.com

Representative Susan Lontine (D-1)
(303) 866-2966
susan.lontine.house@state.co.us

Representative Patrick Neville (R-45)
(303) 866-2948
patrick.neville.house@state.co.us

Representative Dianne Primavera (D-33)
(303) 866-4667
dianne.primavera.house@state.co.us

Representative Jack Tate (R-37)
(303) 866-5510
jack.tate.house@state.co.us

Representative Dan Thurlow (R-55)
(303) 866-3068
danthurlow55@gmail.com

Representative Max Tyler (D-23)
(303) 866-2951
max@maxtyler.us

Representative Yeulin Willett (R-54)
(303) 866-2583
yeulin.willett.house@state.co.us

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Maine: Firearm Seizure Bill Heads To Judiciary Committee

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Maine: Firearm Seizure Bill Heads To Judiciary Committee

On April 22nd, the Maine Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Legislative Document 1312, which would allow for firearms to be seized and Second Amendment rights to be suspended without due process. 

Idaho: Governor Signs Important Self-Defense Legislation into Law

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Idaho: Governor Signs Important Self-Defense Legislation into Law

Yesterday, Governor Brad Little signed important self-defense legislation, House Bill 206, into law.

NRA Statement on New York City's Desperate Attempt to Avoid Supreme Court Review

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Friday, April 12, 2019

NRA Statement on New York City's Desperate Attempt to Avoid Supreme Court Review

NRA reacts to New York City's attempt to avoid having the NRA-supported Supreme Court case N.Y. State Rifle & Pistol Association, et al. v. City of N.Y., et al heard in DC. 

Another Day, Another Hearing with Anti-Gun Democrats Grandstanding on Firearms

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Another Day, Another Hearing with Anti-Gun Democrats Grandstanding on Firearms

On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing it called, “Holding Megabanks Accountable: A Review of Global Systemically Important Banks 10 years after the Financial Crisis.” If you are wondering what that could ...

Swiss to Vote on Implementation of EU Gun Controls

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Swiss to Vote on Implementation of EU Gun Controls

On May 19, Swiss citizens will go to the polls to vote in a referendum that will determine whether the peaceful mountain nation will acquiesce to the mandates of the European Firearms Directive. The Swiss have a proud ...

Texas: House to Consider Reform Measure Protecting the Right-to-Carry During Emergencies

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Texas: House to Consider Reform Measure Protecting the Right-to-Carry During Emergencies

Tomorrow, the Texas House is scheduled to vote on House Bill 1177, NRA-backed legislation sponsored by Rep. Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont), which protects citizens from being charged with a crime for carrying a handgun without a License To ...

Get the Hect Outta Here: Police Chief Suspended After Students Complain About Pro-Gun "Likes"

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Get the Hect Outta Here: Police Chief Suspended After Students Complain About Pro-Gun "Likes"

Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges are two liberal arts institutions for women in the western part of Massachusetts. Both share a campus police department that until recently was overseen by Chief Daniel Hect, who took command ...

Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee

Thanks to NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted their state Senators in opposition, Senate Bill 978 has been sent to the Oregon Senate Committee on Rules instead of directly to the Senate floor ...

Texas: Another Gun Control Bill up in House Committee on Wednesday!

Monday, April 15, 2019

Texas: Another Gun Control Bill up in House Committee on Wednesday!

House Bill 1713, by Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos (D-Dallas), would require persons convicted of certain offenses -- including some Class C violations punishable by just a fine

Canadian Senate Committee Rejects Handgun Ban Amendment; Issues Bill C-71 Report

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Canadian Senate Committee Rejects Handgun Ban Amendment; Issues Bill C-71 Report

Early this week, Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence (SECD) met to review and vote on Bill C-71, the Liberal Government’s gun control measure, section by section. This review follows several days of testimony ...

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