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Michigan: Senate to Vote on Self-Defense Bills

Today, the Michigan state Senate Government Operations Committee passed Senate Bills 0584, 0585, and 0586 with a 3-2 vote.  This set of bills will address gun-free zones where law-abiding citizens are left defenseless and will be brought up for a vote in the state Senate tomorrow.  In addition, Senate Bill 527, which ensures that law-abiding citizens are not stripped of their Second Amendment rights when they choose to provide foster care to children, will also come up for a vote.  Please contact your state Senator and urge them to SUPPORT these bills.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state Senator.

Michigan: Urgent Action Needed on Self-Defense Bills

Early this week, a number of bills will be considered in the Michigan state Senate that will affect your Second Amendment rights.  Tomorrow at 2PM, the Michigan state Senate Government Operations Committee will be hearing Senate Bills 0584, 0585, and 0586 to address gun-free zones where law-abiding citizens are left defenseless.  That set of bills, as well as Senate Bill 527, which ensures that law-abiding citizens are not stripped of their Second Amendment rights when they choose to provide foster care to children, will be brought up for a vote in the state Senate on Wednesday.  Please contact committee members and your Senator and urge them to SUPPORT these bills.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact them.

Indiana: DNR Rule On Rifle Cartridges For Deer Hunting

On November 3rd, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources issued an emergency rule allowing rifle cartridges that were allowed in previous seasons to be used during the 2017 deer hunting season.  Firearm deer season runs from November 18th to December 3rd.  For further information about Indiana hunting, see here.

Massachusetts: Signed Gun Control Bill Carries Punishment of Up to Life Imprisonment

Today on Friday, November 3rd, Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, acting on behalf of Governor Charlie Baker, signed House Bill 4008 into law.  A provision in H.4008 prohibits the possession of “bump stocks” and “trigger cranks.” Violations of this provision by merely possessing these accessories carry excessive punishments.  In addition to the possibility of life imprisonment, the minimum mandatory sentence is 18 months imprisonment. 

Arizona: Tonto National Forest to hold public meetings on preliminary proposed management plan

The Tonto National Forest will be releasing a proposed plan to update the 1985 forest management plan that it is operating under.  The proposed new plan will be available on the National Forest’s website by Monday, November 6th , but ahead of its release meetings have been scheduled by the National Forest to share information with the public.  

Wisconsin Mentored Hunting Bill Passes Assembly

On Thursday, November 2, Assembly Bill 455 passed through the Wisconsin Assembly with a vote of 57-32, continuing efforts to build upon the success of the safe and successful mentored hunting program that Wisconsin has had since 2009.  Assembly Bill 455 is now set to be heard in the Wisconsin Senate. Please contact your state Senator and urge them to SUPPORT this legislation!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state senator.

Wisconsin Mentored Hunting Bill Passes Assembly

On Thursday, November 2, Assembly Bill 455 passed through the Wisconsin Assembly with a vote of 57-32, continuing efforts to build upon the success of the safe and successful mentored hunting program that Wisconsin has had since 2009.  Assembly Bill 455 is now set to be heard in the Wisconsin Senate. Please contact your state Senator and urge them to SUPPORT this legislation!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state senator.

Massachusetts: Gun Control Bill Hits Governor Baker’s Desk

Today, the Massachusetts state House of Representatives and Senate approved the conference committee report reconciling differences between the appropriations bills that contained gun control language banning bump fire stocks and trigger cranks.  This piece of legislation, House Bill 4008, will now go to Governor Charlie Baker’s desk for approval. It is important that Governor Baker line item veto the gun measure out of the HB 4008.  Please contact Governor Baker and urge him to line item veto the gun measure provision out of HB 4008! Click the “Take Action” button below to contact them.  

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