Thanks to Ann Ford for sending this in. Also, a special thanks to Dudley Brown for putting it out there. Wyoming is our neighbor and their push for states’ rights is important for us, all efforts around the country are in fact. Speaking of effort, this is what a lot of you are doing everyday and it shows. We appreciate all of you for working with legislators, attending committee meetings and votes, emailing, calling, studying, learning, and teaching.
Wyoming is on the verge of passing two key pieces of gun rights legislation.
HB-95, The Wyoming Firearms Freedom Act, and HB-113 “Alaska-style” permit-less concealed carry, are facing an up-or-down vote before the Wyoming State House of Representatives.
On Tuesday, National Association for Gun Rights Director of Operations Luke O’Dell was on hand to testify before the Wyoming State House Judiciary Committee on behalf of both HB-95, the Wyoming Firearms Freedom Act, and the HB-113, “Alaska-style” permit less carry.
You may be asking yourself, “Why do I care, I don’t live in Wyoming?”
It’s simple: The higher the bar is set, the more pro-gun pieces of legislation pass across the country, the stronger the gun rights movement gets.
Passage of permit-less “Alaska-style” concealed carry in Wyoming would be a huge step forward toward true firearms freedom. Only in Alaska and Vermont can law-abiding citizens carry concealed firearms for their own protection without getting Big Brother’s approval. Should Wyoming join their ranks, the right-to-carry will have taken a major step forward.
Additionally, Wyoming’s Firearms Freedom Act was written with much stronger language than similar legislation in other states. Wyoming’s bill included penalties for state law enforcement enforcing Federal laws which contradict Wyoming state law.
I’m happy to say that Wyoming Gun Owners, a partner of ours, has been leading the charge for both pieces of legislation.
Now it’s our turn to help out.
If you live in Wyoming, or know someone who does, please have them contact their Wyoming legislator and tell them to vote “Yes” on HB-95 and HB-113.
You can find contact information for Wyoming State Legislators here.
If you’re not from Wyoming, go ahead and drop them a line anyways. Tell them that you support their efforts to advance freedom in Wyoming.
And if you’d like to help Wyoming Gun Owners pass this legislation by making a donation, click here.
National Association for Gun Rights
Gary Wood is the Educational Advisor for the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. Co-founder of the Heritage Training Center, focused on helping end constitutional illiteracy. With 35 years of devoted study of our Constitution his desire is to help others rediscover the inspiring heritage of the United States. Radio show host, training officer, lifetime member of the VFW and most importantly Grandpa.
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