Monday, March 22, 2010
2nd Amendment Updates from the NRA:
Second Amendment March On Washington Scheduled For April: There will be a Second Amendment March in Washington, D.C., on April 19, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Attendees will gather on the northeast corner of the Washington Monument grounds at 10:00 a.m., and the entire event will take place there (due to logistics, the event will be more of a "rally" than an actual march).
Indiana Governor Signs Legislation Protecting Workers' Right to Self-Defense: This week, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels (R) signed NRA-backed legislation allowing employees to store legally-owned firearms in locked, private motor vehicles while parked in employer parking lots.
Indiana Governor Signs Monumental Pro-Gun Reform! On Thursday, March 18, Governor Mitch Daniels (R) signed House Bill 1065 into law. This vital piece of legislation will protect Hoosiers against firearm confiscation during natural disasters, such as occurred in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. HB1065 also prevents law-abiding gun owners from being wrongfully terminated from their jobs for having locked firearms in their vehicles while at work.
Alabama Governor Signs Important Pro-Hunting Bill into Law! On Monday, March 22, Governor Bob Riley (R) signed House Bill 330 into law. HB330, authored by State Representative Craig Ford (D-28), will require that the state maintain at least the same level of available public hunting land that currently exists. It will also require that additional lands be opened to hunting if land that is currently open to hunting is closed. Thank you to all of the NRA members who answered the call in support of HB330. Without you, this victory would not have been possible.
FLORIDA: REPORT -- ROUND 10: The Florida House Passed the CW Trust Fund BiIl 115-0 On Tuesday, March 23, the Florida House passed the Concealed Weapons Licensing Trust Fund Bill by a unanimous vote of 115-0. Rep. David Rivera (R) steered the bill smoothly to passage and sent it on it's way to Governor Charlie Crist, who is expected to sign it. Sen. Charlie Dean (R) and Rep. David Rivera (R) did masterful jobs with the bill. SB-1158 is a bill to STOP legislative raids to remove (confiscate) gun owner money from the Division of Licensing Trust Fund -- that holds funding to administer the Concealed Weapons & Firearms Licensing program.
PENNSYLVANIA: Please Attend the 5th Annual Right to Keep and Bear Arms Rally! Please join Wayne LaPierre, NRA Executive Vice President, other Second Amendment activists, and countless patriots for the opportunity to voice your support for our cherished firearm freedoms. On Tuesday, April 27 at 10 a.m. at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, Second Amendment supporters will gather in solidarity for our gun rights. Don't miss this great opportunity to meet with legislators and urge them to stand up and support the Second Amendment by passing pro-gun advancements currently pending action in the legislature. For more information and to register, please visit at:Harrisburg Rally Note: attendees must pre-register.
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Quote of the Day:
"If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one." --James Madison