Kansas HB2199, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, is one of the strongest in the country to defend the right to keep and bear arms. House Bill 2199 has passed the House and is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Federalism and State Affairs for concurrence.  The Senate committee is going to be tough, and your help is needed right now to move the bill forward.

The Tenth Amendment Center requests that you take action – please call and email the Senate Committee members right away. Respectfully, but strongly, tell them to vote yes on HB2199. Also, show your support by going to the hearing. The hearing is scheduled on Tuesday March 26, 2013, 1:00 PM Room 144-S.

The Tenth Amendment center urges your immediate action in support of HB2199.

1. Contact the Senate Committee Chair.  Personally thank him for scheduling a hearing for HB2199.  Politely request that he vote YES on HB2199 as well.

Ralph Ostmeyer 785-296-7399

2. Contact the rest of the members of the Senate Committee on Federalism and State Affairs.  Strongly, but respectfully, let each member know that you expect nothing less than a YES vote on HB2199.  Inform each of them that “shall not be infringed” leaves no wiggle room and this legislation protects your rights.  A phone CALL will have more impact than an email.

Jay Emler  785-296-7354 Jay.Emler@senate.ks.gov
Oletha Faust-Goudeau 785-296-7387 Oletha.Faust-Goudeau@senate.ks.gov
Tom Holland 785-296-7372 Tom.Holland@senate.ks.gov
Mitch Holmes 785-296-7667 Mitch.Holmes@senate.ks.gov
Jacob LaTurner  785-296-7370 Jacob.LaTurner@senate.ks.gov
Jeff Longbine 785-296-7384 Jeff.Longbine@senate.ks.gov
Robert Olsen 785-296-7358 Robert.Olson@senate.ks.gov
Caryn Tyson 785-296-6838 Caryn.Tyson@senate.ks.gov

3.  Attend the hearing.  There is strength in numbers, show your support for the right to keep and bear arms!

Senate Committee on State and Federal Affairs
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
1:00 PM Room 144-S

4. Encourage your local community to take action as well.  Present the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act to your city county, your town council, or your county commissioners.  Various local governments around the country are already passing similar resolutions and ordinances.  Local legislative action present a great way to strengthen a statewide campaign against 2nd Amendment violations

model legislation here:

5. Share this information widely.  Please pass this along to your friends and family.  Also share it with any and all grassroots groups you’re in contact with around the state.  Please encourage them to email this information to their members and supporters.


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