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New Mexico: Senate Judiciary Committee to Consider Extreme "Red Flag” Gun Confiscation Bill TOMORROW

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

New Mexico: Senate Judiciary Committee to Consider Extreme "Red Flag” Gun Confiscation Bill TOMORROW

In spite of the fact that more than 500 law-abiding New Mexicans and law enforcement officers rallied against Senate Bill 5 -- "red flag" gun confiscation legislation -- this past Friday, anti-gun Senators appear poised to do Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's bidding by fast-tracking this extremely flawed bill. 

The New Mexico Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider SB 5 tomorrow, Wednesday, February 5, at 2:30pm in Room 321 of the Capitol in Santa Fe.  NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters must pack the hearing room to show their continued opposition to this measure which shuns due process and tramples on civil liberties.  Firearms have once again been PROHIBITED at the hearing and verbal testimony will be limited.  NRA-ILA has been told that written testimony may be submitted by anyone appearing in-person who is not able to speak on the bill.   

If you are unable to attend, please contact committee members and respectfully urge them to OPPOSE Senate Bill 5.

Senate Bill 5 – Sponsored by Senator Joseph Cervantes, authorizes the seizure of firearms and/or ammunition from individuals without due process.  Unchallenged statements made by a petitioner before a judge, alleging that someone is a danger to themselves or others in an ex parte proceeding -- prior to any formal court hearing at which the respondent can be represented by counsel and present counter evidence -- would be sufficient for law enforcement to enter that person's home and confiscate their private property.

 

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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.