Grassroots Alert: Vol. 21, No. 16 04/18/2014
Arizona: Governor Signs Pro-Gun Bills, Other Bills Await Consideration and Signature
Yesterday, Governor Jan Brewer (R) signed House Bill 2103 into law. Introduced by state Representative Kelly Townsend (R-16), HB 2103 would allow an individual of at least nineteen years of age to obtain a concealed weapon permit if the person is currently in military service or has been honorably discharged. This legislation is a good way to thank our military for their service and will benefit law-abiding gun owners in Arizona. HB 2103 passed in the state Senate by a 20 to 10 vote on Wednesday and in the House by a 39 to 18 vote on March 10.
Rhode Island: Senate and House Committees Stall Multiple Anti-Gun Bills
More than a dozen gun control bills were scheduled for a hearing this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee. The good news is that those anti-gun bills which were scheduled to be heard, as previously reported, were held for further study in both committees