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Colorado: Defend Your Rights in Denver Next Week

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Colorado: Defend Your Rights in Denver Next Week

Next Monday, February 2, is set to be a busy day in Denver with multiple pro-gun bills being heard in both state Senate and House committees.

The following bills are scheduled to be heard in the House State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee at 1:30 P.M. in Room 271 in the State Capitol Building:

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 of ammunition you can use to protect yourself and your family to 15.

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 onerous private transfer background check law that passed during the 2013 legislative session.

House Bill 1086, introduced by state Representative Patrick Neville (R-45), would mandate the timely transfers of certain lawful firearms by chief law enforcement officers to individuals once they have passed a background check.

House Bill 1127, introduced by state Representative Gordon Klingenschmitt (R-15), would admonish business owners who permit lawful concealed carry on their premise from any civil liability if an action were to take place.

The following bills are scheduled to be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee at 1:30 P.M in Senate Committee Room 356:

Senate Bill 32, introduced by state Senator Vicki Marble (R-23), would allow all law-abiding Colorado residents to legally carry concealed without having to possess a concealed carry permit.  This bill would also keep in place the current permitting system so that people who obtain a permit would still enjoy reciprocity in states around the country when legally carrying concealed.

Senate Bill 86, introduced by state Senator Kent Lambert (R-9), would repeal the egregious legislation passed in 2013 that requires a background check for the private transfer of a firearm between law-abiding citizens.

It is critical that you call and email the members of these two key committees and respectfully voice your support for these bills TODAY.  Please ask these legislators to vote YES to these bills and send them to the floor of their respective chamber.

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

 

Senate Judiciary Committee Members:

Senator Ellen Roberts (R-6), Chairman
(303) 866- 4884
ellen.roberts.senate@state.co.us    

Senator Kevin Lundberg (R-15), Vice-Chairman
(303) 866-4853
kevin@kevinlundberg.com

Senator John Cooke (R-13)
(303) 866-4451
john.cooke.senate@state.co.us  

Senator Lucia Guzman (D-34)
(303) 866-4862
lucia.guzman.senate@state.co.us

Senator Michael Merrifield (D-11)
(303) 866-6364
michael.merrifield.senate@state.co.us

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