Alaska Firearms Freedom Act Takes Effect Today

From the “Way up North” blog: The local NBC affiliate is all wee-wee’d up this morning, having suddenly discovered that Gov. Sean Parnell signed “the Firearms Freedom Act,” which exempts firearms, accessories and ammunition made and kept in state from federal gun regulations. The firearms in question also must have “Made in Alaska” stamped on…

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Eight and Counting: Parnell Signs Alaska Firearms Freedom Act

Today, Alaska Governor Sean Parnell signed House Bill 186 (HB186), the Firearms Freedom Act. It passed the House by a vote of 32-7 and the Senate by a vote of 18-1. Alaska now joins Montana, Tennessee, Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota, Idaho, and Arizona as the eighth state to have passed the act into law. The…

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8 and Counting: Alaska Passes Firearms Freedom Act

The Alaska legislature has concurred in passing House Bill 186 (HB186), the Firearms Freedom Act. It first passed the State house in 2009 by a vote of 32-7, and the Senate approved this past week by a vote of 18-1. (h/t Tom Mortensen) Upon an expected signature from the Governor, Alaska will become the 8th…

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Health Care Freedom for Alaska

A Press Release from State Rep. Mike Kelly

Representative Mike Kelly announced plans to introduce a resolution that provides for placing an amendment to Alaska’s Constitution before voters during the next general election making explicit the individual right to health care free choice. The resolution and attendant constitutional amendment would prohibit passage of laws that compel any person or employer to participate in a particular health care system. The proposed constitutional change will also permit the purchase of private insurance and allow Alaskans to pay their own health care provider directly.

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Health Care Nullification in Alaska

From the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Rep. Mike Kelly said Alaska’s residents deserve “health care free choice,” and he wants to amend the state constitution to give it to them. The Fairbanks Republican announced Tuesday that he will introduce a resolution to place an amendment before voters in the 2010 general election. It would “prohibit passage…

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