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Maine: Senate Passes Emergency Powers Legislation

Monday, June 14, 2021

Maine: Senate Passes Emergency Powers Legislation

Earlier tonight, the Maine State Senate held a floor vote on pro-gun legislation. Legislative Documents 884 and 1052 will go back to the House for consideration in non-concurrence. Please contact your State Representative and ask them to SUPPORT LD’S 884 and 1052!

Pro-Gun Legislation:

Legislative Document 884:  prohibits the Department of Public Safety from retaining any information or data concerning firearm purchases within the activities performed by the Department’s information analysis center.

Legislative Document 1052: prohibits state and government officials from restricting the lawful carrying, sale, or use of firearms and ammunition during states of emergency, and also prevents them from closing gun stores and shooting ranges. The legislation also suspends the expiration date for concealed handgun permits during a state of emergency.

Again, please contact your State Representative and ask them to SUPPORT LD’s 884 and 1052!

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