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Florida Urgent! Emergency Evacuation Bill on Senate Floor Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Florida Urgent!  Emergency Evacuation Bill on Senate Floor Wednesday, March 18, 2015

DATE:   March 17, 2015
TO:        USF & NRA Member and Friends
FROM:  Marion P. Hammer
             USF Executive Director
             NRA Past President

SB-290, Firearms/Emergency Evacuation by Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) is scheduled to be heard on the Senate Floor TOMORROW WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015, at 10:00AM.

SB-290 is a bill to protect citizens from being disarmed and charged with a crime for carrying a weapon or firearm during a mandatory evacuation ordered by the Governor or local government during a declared state of emergency. 

WHY DO WE NEED SB-290?

When you're ordered under a mandatory evacuation to take your family, pets and important documents and leave your home and other belongings behind, you should not be deprived of the ability to protect yourself and your family.  You should not be denied the right to take your firearms with you rather than leave them behind for looters.  This bill is especially important for law-abiding people in a state that is prone to evacuations due to hurricanes. This bill is about your safety and the safety of your family.  Read the bill here:  CS/SB-290 Emergency Evacuation


Please EMAIL Senate  members IMMEDIATELY and ask them to SUPPORT SB-290

IN THE SUBJECT LINE PUT: SUPPORT SB-290, Mandatory Evacuation by Sen. Brandes

(To send your message to all just Block and Copy All email addresses into the "Send To" box)

abruzzo.joseph@flsenate.gov,
altman.thad@flsenate.gov,
bean.aaron@flsenate.gov,
benacquisto.lizbeth@flsenate.gov,
bradley.rob@flsenate.gov,
brandes.jeff@flsenate.gov,
braynon.oscar@flsenate.gov,
bullard.dwight@flsenate.gov,
clemens.jeff@flsenate.gov,
dean.charles@flsenate.gov,
detert.nancy@flsenate.gov,
portilla.miguel@flsenate.gov,
evers.greg@flsenate.gov,
flores.anitere@flsenate.gov,
gaetz.don@flsenate.gov,
galvano.bill@flsenate.gov,
garcia.rene@flsenate.gov,
gardiner.andy@flsenate.gov,
gibson.audrey@flsenate.gov,
grimsley.denise@flsenate.gov,
hays.alan@flsenate.gov,
hukill.dorothy@flsenate.gov,
joyner.arthenia@flsenate.gov,
latvala.jack@flsenate.gov,
lee.tom@flsenate.gov,
legg.john@flsenate.gov,
margolis.gwen@flsenate.gov,
montford.bill@flsenate.gov,
negron.joe@flsenate.gov,
richter.garrett@flsenate.gov,
ring.jeremy@flsenate.gov,
sachs.maria@flsenate.gov,
simmons.david@flsenate.gov,
simpson.wilton@flsenate.gov,
smith.chris@flsenate.gov,
sobel.eleanor@flsenate.gov,
soto.darren@flsenate.gov,
stargel.kelli@flsenate.gov,
thompson.geraldine@flsenate.gov

Senate members need to hear from you NOW.  Please email them IMMEDIATELY.

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