Three pro-rights bills are being debated in their respective Committee of the Whole (COW) [today], Thursday, February 11, 2010. We apologize for the last minute notice.
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HB 2307, the House version of the “Firearms Freedom Act,” will be debated in the House COW.
SB 1021, which incorporates defensive display language into the statutes regarding the justification of deadly force, will be debated in the Senate COW.
SB 1172, which expands the list of qualified Arizona Gun Safety Program course instructors, will be debated in the Senate COW.
More information on these bills can be found here: http://capwiz.com/azcdl/issues/bills/ .
In other news, SB 1168 will be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, February 15, 2010. A separate Alert is being drafted for contacting the committee members. SB 1168 strengthens state firearms preemption laws, adds firearms storage and accessories to the list of things political subdivisions cannot regulate, and removes the prohibition on carrying a firearm in public parks without a CCW permit.
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