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Crime Victims Protection Act passes!

Friday, 09 November 2012 by

On November 5th, Proposition 114, the Crime Victims Protection Act of 2012, was overwhelmingly approved by Arizona voters. Proposition 114 resulted from the passage of AzCDL-requested Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 1020 during the 2011 legislative session. SCR 1020 proposed amending the Arizona Constitution to provide that a crime victim is not liable for damages incurred


HB 2640 was signed by the Governor on March 21st. This new law prohibits the Game and Fish Commission from limiting magazine capacity on any authorized firearm regulated by the Commission. This law allows more hunters to enter the field while preventing them from having to purchase additional, smaller-capacity magazines. The ability to hunt with

Gun Questions at GOP Presidential Debate

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 by

There is a nationally televised GOP candidate debate on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, which will be held in Mesa, Arizona. This debate MUST include a question about guns. There have been dozens of GOP presidential “debates” and there has not been a single question about the right to keep and bear arms! How has the

Legislative Update: HB 2729

Friday, 17 February 2012 by

On February 15, House Bill 2729 was given a “do pass” recommendation in the House Military Affairs and Public Safety Committee (MAPS) by a 6 to 2 vote. HB 2729, sponsored by state Representative David Gowan (R-30), among other things, amends various sections of the Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S) to remove the current prohibition on


The following pro-rights bills have come out of committees with “Do Pass” recommendations. HB 2640, which would prohibit the Game and Fish Commission from limiting magazine capacity, passed out of the House Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee on February 6, 2012, by a vote of 6 to 1 with 1 member absent and another


Last week, two bills protecting your right to bear arms were scheduled for committee hearings but were “held” without being heard. It’s time to shine some light on those committees and let them know these bills need to heard and voted on favorably. HB 2095 was scheduled for a hearing in the House Government Committee