Jan
30
Maine: Ballot Initiative Reform Legislation Returns to the House

Having been retained from the 2017 session, Legislative Document 31 is now back before the House of Representatives for further consideration.  LD 31 addresses problems and concerns with the state’s current “Citizen Initiative” process.  This bill proposes an amendment to the Constitution of Maine to require that the signatures on a petition consist of voters from each of the State’s two congressional districts, and the number of signatures from each congressional district be not less than 10% of the total vote for governor cast in that congressional district in the previous gubernatorial election.  LD 31 will need two-thirds of the Maine House to pass and appear on the Ballot this November.  It is critical you contact your state Representative and urge them to support LD 31!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your Representative.
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Aug
05
Nevada: Judge Orders Anti-Gun Ballot Initiative Withdrawn and Revised

Last Friday, a Carson City District Judge ordered an anti-gun petition, previously reported here, to be withdrawn and revised.  This petition, authored by “Nevadans for Background Checks,” failed to include a material description of the criminal penalties that would result should this initiative become law.  Earlier this month, a lawsuit was filed challenging this specific wording, encouraging legal action to ensure the true intent of this initiative is communicated to the public.
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Jul
06
Washington: State’s Largest Law Enforcement Group Opposes Initiative 594

As a result of an in-depth debate between the National Rifle Association and the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility (WAGR), the Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs (WACOPS) has joined the Washington State Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association (WSLEFIA) in opposing the 18-page gun control measure, Initiative 594, on the Washington ballot this fall.
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