Connecticut: General Assembly Approves Legislation to “Fix” Mistakes Made by Hastily Passing Anti-Gun Legislation

On Monday, the Connecticut General Assembly passed legislation designed to clarify and make technical corrections to the sweeping and radical “gun control” law enacted in April.  Considering that extreme law was introduced, passed by both legislative chambers and signed within 24 hours, it should come as no surprise that there were several flawed and unintended provisions contained in the original bill.  Due to anti-gun legislators’ haste in April, the state legislature was forced to pass corrective legislation, Senate Bill 1094.

Kansas: State House Approves Bill to Prevent Taxpayer Dollars from Funding Gun Control Advocacy, Goes to the Governor for his Approval

Today, the Kansas House of Representatives approved an important pro-gun reform by an 83 to 28 vote, with 14 members not present.  House Bill 2162, which was recently amended to include language from the NRA-supported Senate Bill 45, passed in the Kansas Senate by a 31 to 6 vote last week and is now eligible for Governor Sam Brownback’s approval.

Montana: House Committee Approves “Families Afield” Bill and Sends to House Floor for Final Vote

Yesterday, the House Fish, Wildlife and Parks Committee approved Senate Bill 197 by a narrow 11 to 10 vote.  This pro-hunting measure, sponsored by state Senator Scott Boulanger (R-44), passed on third reading in the state Senate by a bipartisan 30 to 15 vote last month.  SB 197 makes important improvements to Montana’s hunting laws to allow new hunters to go afield with an experienced mentor, prior to the completion of a hunter education course.  SB 197 needs your help to pass in the House and get to Governor Steve Bullock (D) to be signed into law.  

Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Gun Owner Protection Legislation

Earlier today, the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to keep the personal information of gun permit applicants confidential and exempt from Freedom of Information Act requests.  Senate Bill 49, introduced by state Senator Thomas Casperson, passed in a 4 to 0 vote and is now eligible for a vote in the full Senate.