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New Mexico: Mandatory Gun Storage & Youth Firearms Possession Ban Now Will Be Heard in Senate Committee on FRIDAY!

Thursday, February 18, 2021

New Mexico: Mandatory Gun Storage & Youth Firearms Possession Ban Now Will Be Heard in Senate Committee on FRIDAY!

SB 224: Lock Up Your Guns or Face State Charges. Teach Your Kid Firearm Safety and Possibly Face State Charges 

See Tuesday's alert for information on SB 224 (Click Here)

Dear New Mexico NRA Member:

The Senate Health & Public Affairs Committee postponed hearing SB 224  yesterday and will now consider the bill on Friday at 1:30 p.m.

Please continue contacting Senate committee members and urge them to OPPOSE SB 224:  

Gerald Ortiz y Pino (D): (505) 397-8839, [email protected]
Bill Tallman (D):
(505) 397-8854, [email protected]
Gregg Schmedes (R):
(505) 986-4395, [email protected]
David M. Gallegos (R):
(505) 986-4278, [email protected]
Stuart Ingle (R):
(505) 986-4702, [email protected]
Brenda G. McKenna (D):
(505) 397-8834, [email protected]
Antoinette Sedillo Lopez (D):
(505) 397-8847, [email protected]
Elizabeth “Liz” Stefanics (D):
(505) 397-8851, [email protected]

Also, please contact your state senator and let them know you OPPOSE SB 224.


You can testify virtually via Zoom against this terrible bill!  Instructions from the committee for verbal and written public comment are as follows: Register to speak against SB 224 at https://ggle.io/3pe5.  If there is a high volume of requests for public comment, not everyone may be able to speak.  Send written comments in an email to [email protected], with your Name, Entity Represented, SB 224, and that you're "Against" the bill.  Written comments are limited to 300 words or less.  The deadline to register and/or respond with written comment is TODAY at 5:00 p.m.  If you register to testify, you will be contacted by the committee's Zoom Operator with the virtual meeting instructions.  If you do not receive a response, check your junk email.

If you do not wish to testify but want to view committee proceedings once they have started, please go to the New Mexico Legislature's website http://www.nmlegis.gov and click on "Webcast" in the menu.

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