Today, state Senator Tim Schaffer and Representative Scott Wiggam introduced companion bills: Senate Bill 185 and House Bill 325. These bills ensure that Second Amendment rights remain protected during a state of emergency. Please contact your lawmakers and ask them to SUPPORT SB 185 and HB 325.
Senate Bill 185 and House Bill 325 declare firearm possession, transportation, carrying, commerce, training range access, as well as hunting and fishing to be life sustaining, essential activities. Both local and state government authorities are prohibited from infringing upon these rights under the guise of a declared emergency, either on a local or state level. Further, the legislation provides legal recourse for people who experience unjust infringements on these essential rights.
Please contact your lawmakers and ask them to SUPPORT SB 185 and HB 325.