Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

Arkansas: Pro-Gun Bills Progress in Legislature, Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

Friday, March 27, 2015

Arkansas: Pro-Gun Bills Progress in Legislature, Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

Today, House Bill 1505 passed in the Arkansas Senate by a 33 to 1 vote.  HB 1505, introduced by state Representative Michelle Gray (R-62), would remove the absolute prohibition on having a firearm in a vehicle while in certain public parking lots for individuals with a concealed handgun license.  HB 1505 has been transmitted back to the House, where it will likely again be assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.  Please use the contact information provided below to contact members of the House Judiciary Committee and politely encourage them to concur to the Senate’s changes on HB 1505.

Yesterday, House Bill 1372 passed in the Arkansas Senate by a 32-1 vote.  HB 1372,  introduced by state Representative David Meeks (R-70), would remove the absolute prohibition on carrying a concealed firearm on school property for private K-12 schools and allow those schools to establish policies regarding the scope of who may carry a concealed firearm on school property.  HB 1372 has been transmitted to Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) for his consideration and signature.  Please contact the Governor by email here and politely ask him to sign HB 1372 into law.

Your NRA is working with several other legislators on additional pro-gun reforms and will keep you updated when more information is available.

House Judiciary Committee:

Representative Matthew Shepherd (R-6), Chair
870-862-2087
matthew.shepherd@arkansashouse.org 

Representative Marshall Wright (D-49), Vice-Chair
870-633-3141
marshall.wright@arkansashouse.org

Representative Eddie Armstrong (D-37)
501-444-8468
earmstrong4rep@gmail.com

Representative John Baine (D-7)
870-862-2002
john.baine@arkansashouse.org

Representative Bob Ballinger (R-97)
870-423-1035
bob@bobballinger.com

Representative Rick Beck (R-65)
501-912-1441
rick.beck@arkansashouse.org

Representative Camille Bennett (D-14)
501-257-7993
camille.bennett@arkansashouse.org

Representative Mary Broadaway (D-57)
870-236-9800
mary@marybroadawayarkansas.com

Representative Donnie Copeland (R-38)
501-297-4857
donnie.copeland@arkansashouse.org

Representative R. Trevor Drown (R-68)
479-857-2498
trevor.drown@arkansashouse.org

Representative Joe Farrer (R-44)
501-743-6855
jfarrer@suddenlink.net

Representative Michelle Gray (R-62)
870-368-4729
michelle.gray@arkansashouse.org

Representative Douglas House (R-40)
501-590-1055
housedouglas@gmail.com

Representative Rebecca Petty (R-94)
479-621-3464
pettyforar@yahoo.com

Representative Laurie Rushing (R-26)
501-545-6066
laurie.rushing@arkansashouse.org

Representative Sue Scott (R-95)
479-621-1265
grandmotherscott@yahoo.com

Representative Brent Talley (D-3)
870-983-2717
brent.talley@arkansashouse.org

Representative Dwight Tosh (R-52)
870-926-0423
dwight.tosh@arkansashouse.org

Representative John Vines (D-25)
501-624-1252
jtvines13@sbcglobal.net

Representative David Whitaker (D-85)
david.whitaker@arkansashouse.org

TRENDING NOW
Stealing Rights and Property in Steel City? Pittsburgh Reportedly Considering Sweeping Gun Control

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Stealing Rights and Property in Steel City? Pittsburgh Reportedly Considering Sweeping Gun Control

The NRA has received copies of what are reported to be draft ordinances being considered by the Pittsburgh City Council to enact sweeping gun control measures within the city.

Washington: Anti-Gun Group Announces 2019 Agenda

Friday, December 7, 2018

Washington: Anti-Gun Group Announces 2019 Agenda

On December 5th, the Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a group backed by out-of-state elites, announced it will pursue its most extreme anti-gun legislative agenda to date during the upcoming 2019 Washington Legislative Session.

More Proof That Being a “Celebrity” Does Not Make You Smart

News  

Thursday, December 6, 2018

More Proof That Being a “Celebrity” Does Not Make You Smart

In a November 30 tweet, Tom Arnold, famous for being married to Roseanne Barr and making a few really bad movies, has proven that he knows nothing about guns, gun owners or firearm misuse.

Guns and Taxes

News  

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Guns and Taxes

David Hogg wants a federal tax on firearms and ammunition. He has repeatedly broached the idea, including multiple times on Twitter, and only sometimes suggests a use for the tax revenue. Hogg’s tweets on a ...

Checks and Balances? Massachusetts Executive Branch Flouts Court Orders on Firearms Licenses

News  

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Checks and Balances? Massachusetts Executive Branch Flouts Court Orders on Firearms Licenses

The U.S.’s republican form of governance is predicated on co-equal branches of government that check and balance each other in order to preserve individual liberty. The system does not work when one branch simply ignores ...

Surprise: Study Finds No Rise in Violent Crime Attributable to Adopting Right-to-Carry Laws

News  

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Surprise: Study Finds No Rise in Violent Crime Attributable to Adopting Right-to-Carry Laws

As we’ve noted recently, much research purporting to demonstrate connections between access to guns or right-to-carry laws and increases in crime is seriously flawed.  Often it's an attempt to curtail or eliminate Americans’ rights under the Second ...

Engineering Professor Shares Thoughts on Constitutional Law, Calls for Handgun Ban

News  

Friday, November 30, 2018

Engineering Professor Shares Thoughts on Constitutional Law, Calls for Handgun Ban

In a recent piece for the Bangor Daily News ironically titled, “Why banning handguns makes sense,” Associate University of Maine Electrical Engineering Professor George Elliott struggled to argue why the tools of self-defense have no ...

Levi’s Teams with Billionaire Michael Bloomberg to Attack Gun Rights

News  

Friday, September 7, 2018

Levi’s Teams with Billionaire Michael Bloomberg to Attack Gun Rights

Levi Strauss & Co. established its brand in the mid-19th century by selling durable clothing to working-class Americans. As Levi’s signature jeans gained popularity amongst a wider set in the middle of the last century, ...

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

Gun Laws  

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered as legal advice or a restatement of law.

Missouri: Help Protect Shooting on Private Property in Warren County

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Missouri: Help Protect Shooting on Private Property in Warren County

On December 17th, the Warren County Commission will meet to decide whether to issue a conditional use permit (CUP) to a non-profit organization so that they may continue conducting firearms training on private property for ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -

More Like This From Around The NRA

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.