Back from the Dead: After Grassroots Pressure, Tennessee Committee Re-votes and Passes Bill to Block International Gun Control

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 17, 2016) – After voting to kill a bill last month that would have taken a first step toward withdrawing state resources and personnel from enforcing gun control based on international law or treaties, a House subcommittee reconsidered the bill and passed it by a 3-2 vote yesterday.

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Arizona Senate Committee Passes Bill to Reject any new Federal Gun Control over Heavy Opposition

PHOENIX, Ariz. – (Mar. 15, 2016) – Today, an important Arizona Senate committee passed a bill to prohibit the state from using personnel or resources to enforce any new federal gun control measures, setting the foundation to nullify them in practice within the state. 

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Tennessee Republican Joins Dems to Kill Bill to Block International Gun Control

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 2, 2016) – A Republican joined with two Democrats to kill a bill that would have taken a first step toward withdrawing state resources and personnel from enforcing gun control based on international law or treaties. Passage of the bill would have set the stage to block such gun control in effect.

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Mississippi Committee Passes Bill Taking on Gun Control Regulations and Executive Orders

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 22, 2016) – A Mississippi bill that would bar state enforcement of some future executive orders or federal agency rules relating to gun control passed an important House committee last week. If ultimately passed into law, it would set the stage to effectively block such actions in practice within the state.

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